1. L

    Thermal Imaging

    Hope somebody could shed some light on this I bought a new build around 14 months ago and have had the following thermal imaging report carried out by the developers as part of snagging and draught issues. Thermal imaging is not something I have much experience with. I’m under the impression...
  2. T

    Therma-Foil - Use on Floors

    Has anybody used or had experience with the specific brand, "Therma-Foil"? I am considering using it as both some form of insulation and a vapor barrier. I have a suspended wooden floor, well ventilated below with air-bricks that are all clear. The company...
  3. Rob broom

    Adding an Extension - External Walls becoming internal walls.

    Hi guys, A bit of advice again please! Please see the attached image. Question 1: Is it ok to connect a new wall to an existing wall and have the outer leaf's flush? In the picture, the red bricks are the outer leaf of the existing cavity wall, and the grey and green blocks will be the new...
  4. BBBerks

    Just some thermal expansion crack or potentially more serious / structural?

    Advice needed please. Struggle to get tradesperson availability my way on so a bit of advice would be amazing. Equally the local surveyors are booked up and won't come out for less than a grand and even then in 4-5 months' time. I've spotted a gap in the mortar around one brick on a front wall...
  5. H

    How to improve thermal efficiency of one room?

    Just looking for some advice, we have a detached home built in the late 90’s that has both cavity wall and loft insulation and a mix of single and double radiators. The boiler was replaced 4 years ago. The South West corner bedroom is exceptionally cold in cooler weather and exceptionally warm...
  6. T

    Thermal expansion noises in dormer cladding

    We had a full width dormer extension built earlier this year which has dark grey cladding and a flat rubber roof. On warm sunny mornings there's lots of cracking noises as something expands. It responds very quickly to the sun coming out and the will be a cracking noise every few seconds a...
  7. I

    Thermal store replacement advice

    We need to replace a Gledhill PulsaCoil A-Class thermal store. It has cost lots of money in repairs so ideally we don't use a Gledhill product again. Are there good alternatives? Also - is the A-class unvented or vented? Why would we choose one over the other? (we are in a flat and the...
  8. M

    Thermal KV600 for loft conversion cold spots?

    We are having a L shaped loft conversion done with wet, between joist, under floor heating. As we are installing carpets (2.2 combined tog) the UFH supplier warned us about heat loss with regards to warm up time performance. We have 100mm PIR everywhere, but there are lot of battens and two...
  9. I

    Modeling the thermal part of the time current curve

    G’ day, I am working on designing protection devices for my research work and I am struggling to model the thermal part for the low voltage circuit breakers based on IEC standards. Based on the standards, the time current curve for types B, C and D are as mentioned on the attached figure. I...
  10. A

    Cold Home - Thermal Camera/Flir One

    Hi everyone, Can someone please help me? I'm tearing my hair out trying to figure out why our home is so cold. I managed to get a Flir One (Gen2) Thermal Camera pretty decent price. I'm not sure if I'm using it properly. I've taken some photos of the outside of the house and some of the...
  11. M

    Vertical crack, front elevation corner.

    Property is projected from the adjoining terrace property by a brick course or so. see pics. what is going on here, especially since the property has had some previous repair. 1950 3 bed