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by renovat
Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Conversion, Refurbishment and Renovation Forum
Topic: Fire-Resistance of Integrated Garage and What Plasterboard if Insulation is Class 1?
Replies: 3
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Re: Fire-Resistance of Integrated Garage and What Plasterboard if Insulation is Class 1?

Coming back to this again, I'm confused by the reference to Gypframe studs. If I'm attaching the board to wooden ceiling joists, can they be screwed on? What are the studs for?
by renovat
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Conversion, Refurbishment and Renovation Forum
Topic: Fire-Resistance of Integrated Garage and What Plasterboard if Insulation is Class 1?
Replies: 3
Views: 39129

Re: Fire-Resistance of Integrated Garage and What Plasterboard if Insulation is Class 1?

Thanks. So the increased fire rating of the insulation has not resulted in being able to downgrade the type of plasterboard I need to use for the ceiling.

Building control are coming today so I'll stick to my original plan of a single layer of Fireline.
by renovat
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Conversion, Refurbishment and Renovation Forum
Topic: Fire-Resistance of Integrated Garage and What Plasterboard if Insulation is Class 1?
Replies: 3
Views: 39129

Fire-Resistance of Integrated Garage and What Plasterboard if Insulation is Class 1?

I'm having thermal and acoustic insulation fitted between the basement/garage and the floor above. There will be two layers of Knauf 90mm Earthwool Frametherm friction fitted between the floor joists (with a 500g Polythene vapour membrane). The Earthwool is a Class 1 fire rated product. There needs ...
by renovat
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Insulation Forum
Topic: Old Insulation in Eaves After Loft Conversion
Replies: 0
Views: 2120

Old Insulation in Eaves After Loft Conversion

My loft conversion company weren't keen on boarding the eaves so I'd planned to do it myself, using loft legs to create an air gap between the insulation and the boards. I've opened up the eaves hatch expecting to see a tidy clean layer of insulation (300mm was specified by the architect) and have f...
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