Who makes GreenStuf insulation?

GreenStuf Insulation is the most popular brand of polyester insulation sold in New Zealand. It is manufactured locally by Autex, and is one of the most environmentally friendly and pleasant to work with insulation brands on the planet!

What is autex insulation?

Autex GreenStuf® Insulation is a range of polyester fibre thermal insulating material. The insulation is pre-cut to suit a range of thermal insulation requirements and framing set-outs in walls, ceilings and roofs of buildings.

What is the best underfloor insulation NZ?

Polyester. Polyester insulation has developed into an extremely popular underfloor option. We use the Cocoon brand which has been designed in NZ for older NZ homes. It contains a minimum of 45% recycled polyester made from used PET plastics, like drink bottles, making it a great environmental choice.

What is Green stuff insulation made from?

GreenStuf® is a thermal and acoustic insulation made from 100% polyester fibre, with a minimum of 50% recycled content. Made on a zero waste manufacturing line, every element—from packaging to product—is recyclable at the end of its life.

What type of insulation is used for ceilings?

Typical recommendations for exterior walls are R-13 to R-23, while R-30, R-38 and R-49 are common for ceilings and attic spaces. See the Department of Energy’s (DOE) ranges for recommended levels of insulation below.

How do I choose underfloor insulation?

For underfloor insulation, we recommend choosing high quality products with an R-value of at least R2. 0. Remember the higher R-value you choose, the greater thermal benefits and energy savings you will experience.

What is the best way to insulate under a wooden floor?

Answer: Ideally a fibrous insulation such as mineral wool or sheep’s wool performs best between timber because it will take up thermal movement and cut down air movement around the insulation. ‘Thermal bypass’ affects performance, so cutting out draughts is preferable.

Is GreenStuf flammable?

Greenstuf® is certified non-flammable and can be safely abutted to CA and CA135 devices and can be safely installed covering IC80 and IC-F rated downlights, as established by the new standards.