Common questions

Who makes Iko Enertherm?

Who makes Iko Enertherm?

Performance is paramount to IKO PLC, global leader in roofing, waterproofing and insulation products. Each product manufactured needs to be high quality, durable and withstand the most challenging of situations.

Is Iko Enertherm waterproof?

IKO enertherm is a 100% CFC, HCFC or HFC-free insulation board with a rigid polyisocyanurate foam core, clad on both sides with various facings depending on the application and waterproof finishing required.

What is Enertherm?

IKO Enertherm ALU is a 100% CFC, HCFC or HFC-free insulation board with a rigid polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam core, clad on both sides with a multi-layer gastight aluminium complex. This high-quality reflecting ALU cladding consists of no fewer than seven layers, combined into a single complex.

What are PIR boards?

Polyisocyanurate (PIR) is one of the most efficient insulation material used in construction. This product is an improvement of previously used PUR boards (polyurethane), typically produced as a foam and used as rigid thermal insulation.

Is PIR insulation a fire risk?

PIR insulation has a better fire performance than EPS or PUR. It will burn when exposed to heat / flame but in most cases the surface forms an external char and does not form burning droplets.

Is Celotex harmful to breathe in?

Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory irritation and other health conditions. Any such activity should be carried out in a well-ventilated area, wearing a dust mask and safety glasses. Dust from the process should be collected and disposed of.

Does Celotex need an air gap?

Batten gap between bottom of celotex and plaster board. if the airflow is correct you won’t need foil back plasterboard. sometimes you can getaway with less celotex it depends on how strict the building control officer is. Of course this will have a negative effect on your heat loss and heating bills.

Why is PIR insulation bad?

PIR insulation can be a mechanical irritant to skin, eyes, and upper respiratory system during fabrication (such as dust). No statistically significant increased risks of respiratory diseases have been found in studies.

Will PIR insulation be banned?

Insulation and CLT A ban on all materials except those with an A1 or A2 rating would prevent the use of insulation products such as EPS [polystyrene], phenolic and PIR (polyisocyanurate) in building façades.

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