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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House Rules – High Stakes 2020

House Rules – High Stakes 2020

Fletcher Insulation is proud to be the insulation suppliers for House Rules this year. From Pink® Batts for walls and ceilings, to Sisalation® house wraps and roof sarking, we’ve got the contestants covered!

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates and house renovations, and call us today on 1300 654 444 to see how we can help with your new home build or renovation. […]

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Covid-19 Update – A Message to Our Customers

A Message to Our Customers

Dear Valued Customer,
As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve, we want to reassure you
that the safety of our customers and employees remains our number one priority. Our
teams are observing social distancing rules and we have sanitising procedures in place
across all of our operating sites, […]

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Commercial Under Slab Insulation Product Selection Guide – Designing for NCC 2019

Commercial Under Slab Insulation Product Selection Guide – Designing for NCC 2019

Our latest Commercial Under Slab Product Selection Guide will support you in selecting the most suitable under slab insulation products for all projects.

Under Slab insulation is a fundamental part of the building envelope to comply with the National Construction Code (NCC) section J for commercial buildings. […]

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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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Commercial and Roofing Insulation Product Selection Guide

New Product Selection Guide: Commercial and Roofing Insulation

Our latest Commercial and Roofing Insulation Product Selection Guide will help you choose the right products for all commercial roofing projects.
The guide includes:

How to choose the right roofing insulation for all your commercial applications
A comprehensive product selection guide that helps compare a range of roofing products depending on product performance specification
Guides you through your product selection for thermal performance, […]

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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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