Isotherm specifications page is a guide for home owners as well as builder and developers. In fact all new homes must comply with this legislation. Fact is Isotherm has great thermal properties.
ISOTHERM pays for itself by reducing the electricity costs of energy-consuming heating and cooling systems.
It is non-allergenic, non-irritant and resilient and does not support the spread of flame.
ISOTHERM is resistant to condensation and associated fungi and bacteria. It retains loft and will not collapse over time.
Eco-friendly – ISOTHERM is made from 100% thermally bonded, people-friendly polyester. The polyester fibre is produced from recycled PET bottles. ISOTHERM is also recyclable.
Accredited – ISOTHERM has recognised standards of quality such as the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) and proof of qualitative associations with associations such as TIASA. ISOTHERM is also Agrément certified, an international standard of the highest quality and has earned ISO 9001 accreditation.
Fire performance – ISOTHERM Specifications complies with SANS 10400, the application of the national building regulations, as an insulation material.
Tested in accordance with SANS 428: fire performance classification B/B 1/2.
ASTM – E 84: spread of flame: nil.
BS 5803 part 4: does not smoulder.
ASTM – E84:
spread of flame = 0
smoke index = 160
smoke toxicity = < 1 (low toxicity)
*SANS 10400 – 1990 The application of the national building regulations.
In fact the correct thickness insulation must be installed for the zone that you live in. All new homes must comply with this legislation.