Oak & Orange Dream Home 6

 
Fletcher Insulation partnered with design duo Heather and Sarah from @oakandorange on their latest series, Dream Home 6 – Cosy Contemporary Cottage. Using their series of social media videos, Heather and Sarah take viewers through the construction journey providing explanation about building material choices along the way.
Oak & Orange used a range of Fletcher Insulation products including; […]

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Insulation for Better Healthcare

Healthcare facilities deliver some of the most critical services to any community. Fletcher Insulation delivers insulation solutions for all elements of the built environment, from the building envelope, to internal walls, HVAC and plant rooms.
We have a broad range of products developed for healthcare. Our dedication to product and system development gives designers the flexibility to exceed existing standards and deliver specifications which achieve even better outcomes. […]

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Our Build – Palmwoods, QLD

Gone are the days of the rough, scratchy insulation that leaves you itching for days after handling it. These days, Pink® Batts are made with an organic binder that is environmentally responsible, safe to use, and rigid, yet soft, to comfortably handle. Pink® Batts are easy to cut and hold in place so installation is a breeze. […]

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Technical Bulletin | Non Combustible Insulation for Walls

We’ve designed a guide to communicate our product range compliance when choosing & designing non-combustible insulation for walls.
We’re ready to assist you in making informed choices when selecting products and we have a range of suitably-rated products available to meet the NCC requirements.
Click here for our latest technical bulletin detailing non-combustible insulation for walls. […]

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Collins Arch – Melbourne

Products: Pink Partition Thermal, Acoustic Insulation and 32kg Semi Rigid Board Insulation
Featuring luxury apartments, a five-star hotel, WELL certified offices, retail and 2,000sqm of public open space including a tiered amphitheatre, Collins Arch was a hugely ambitious project – with an equally ambitious environmental goals.
In order to meet the required 5.5 star NABERS Energy rating for the commercial office space, […]

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Roof-assurance – One roofing system, one supplier

It’s time to consider the full offering from Fletcher Insulation
Designing a roof system with the most suitable products in mind is critical, not only in terms of compliance and building longevity, but also with the assurance of available service and technical support. Splitting product orders across multiple suppliers can result in additional delivery costs, […]

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ICANZ Launches FREE Insulation Installation Tool

ICANZ (Insulation Council of Australia & New Zealand) have created a free insulation installation training tool for the domestic new build market. The insulation installation tool has been created in collaboration with a variety of key domestic building industry stakeholders and is available to all trades, associations and training organisations for the next 2 years… FREE! […]

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Specifying Insulation in soffit applications effectively with Fletcher Insulation

Compliance breaches are not always driven by wilful negligence. All it takes is a mistake of fact or ignorance towards relevant standards to mistakenly specify and install non-compliant products in construction. Following changes to AS5637.1:2015 – Determination of fire hazard properties: Wall and ceiling linings in the updated National Construction Code (NCC) of 2016, […]

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HVAC Facings: A simpler way to compare and select

HVAC Facings: A simpler way to compare and select

Selecting the right type of ductwork insulation can optimise a buildings’ overall energy efficiency and minimise the strain on HVAC systems. Australian made and tested, our products are available in a range of facing options to suit your acoustic and condensation requirements.
Follow our simple HVAC Facings selection guide to make an informed choice on what facing option is best for your application. […]

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Technical Bulletin: Group Numbers for Wall and Ceiling Linings

Technical Bulletin: Group Numbers for Wall and Ceiling Linings

We’ve put together a quick guide detailing the fire hazard classification and suitability of our products for a range of building types and applications.
NCC vol 1 requires products to be rated to Group Number 1, 2 or 3. In independent testing our products achieved classifications of either Group 1 or Group 2. […]

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Introducing New Pink Product Range

You wanted better. We delivered.
You have spoken and we have listened. Fletcher Insulation has an exciting new range of packaging for the Pink Batts® Floor, Wall and Ceiling range as well as the Pink® Soundbreak acoustic insulation range.
Our packaging is designed to make selection, product identification and on-site use easier. […]

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The Hedberg Case Study
The Hedberg Case Study

Application: HVAC Ducting
Performance Solution: Sound Attenuation and Thermal Resistance
Product: FI32 Semi Rigid Glasswool Insulation, with Vapastop® 883 Facing Foil
The Hedberg is a new creative industry and performing arts project, incorporating Hobart’s Theatre Royal and the University of Tasmania’s Conservatorium of Music. The project includes a contemporary building integrated with one of Hobart’s historic landmarks, […]

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HVAC and Industrial Product Selection Guides

HVAC and Industrial Product Selection Guides
Insulation plays an integral role in the design of high-performance buildings. Factors such as the climatic conditions, building design and usage can have a significant impact on the comfort and well-being of occupants. Fletcher Insulation has an extensive range of HVAC and industrial insulation products to suit your project and application. […]

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National Construction Code Changes

Condensation and Non-combustibility Considerations in sarking
Pliable building membranes (also known as ‘sarking’ or ‘underlay’) are primarily used as one or more control functions as a water, thermal, vapour or air control.
The new code has two new key amendments for sarking; firstly the NCC 2019 allows the use of sarking (provided it meets the applicable criteria) to be used in non-combustible external wall applications. […]

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Top 5 Insulation Installation Tips

Installing insulation in a new dwelling or adding insulation to an existing building can make a significant difference to the comfort levels and energy performance of a home, but it is vital that the insulation is installed correctly.
To install insulation without compromising its effectiveness, here are the top 5 insulation installation tips you should consider:

thermal bridging; […]

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Sisalation Tile Roof Product
Sisalation® Tile Roof Product Guide

Sisalation® Tile Roof
All Sisalation® products in the Sisalation® Tile Roof Range are specifically recommended for installation under tiled roofs following rigorous testing of their individual performance characteristics and superior quality features in these applications.
Best For
Use as sarking under concrete and terracotta tile roofs. […]

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