Research and analysis

Thin internal wall insulation – modelling study on energy saving potential

A computer modelling study showing theoretical energy savings from 20mm of internal insulation in a home with a number of occupancy profiles.

Documents

Thin internal wall insulation – dynamic thermal

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email enquiries@beis.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

This study has assesses the effects of installing thin internal wall insulation (IWI) in existing housing. The analysis suggests that using thin insulation products can achieve up to 57% of the energy saving of conventional (thicker) wall insulation and potentially overcome many of the challenges that make conventional IWI difficult to deploy widely.

Published 9 November 2017