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In the construction sector, VACUPOR® VIPs (Vacuum Insulation Panels) make it possible to obtain very effective results with ultra thin insulation thicknesses and impressively small space requirement. In existing housing stock, where there is insufficient space to carry out essential high-quality energy efficiency improvements, VACUPOR® VIPs are real problem-solvers. At Vacutherm with our leading retailer knowledge and experience we can create bespoke design layouts to suit any building element as well as efficiently organise your space management to make sure you get the best effective results.
Each project is different, and comes with its own demands and design criteria. At Vacutherm we have had extensive experience of how to best integrate VACUPOR® vacuum insulation panels (VIP’s). this means that when it comes to your installation you can be sure that you are getting the best and most up to date advise.
Vacutherm will work with you to make sure that the VIP’s required for your project are integrated as efficiently as possible. We will listen to your project goals and recommend the best solution for your project from our world beting extensive range of vacuum insulated products. Unlike some insulation providers we have developed a number VACUPOR® products so that you can benefit from one that it ideally suited to your application and installation, not just one that will “do”.
VACUPOR® Vacuum Insulation Panels can help to transform any project where insulation is required. Because of the ultra thin nature of the panels they are exceptional to Create Space and Save Energy. They can contribute to the reduction of the carbon footprint of a building, reducing Green House Gas emissions.
Vacutherm’s VACUPOR® vacuum insulation panels are up to 10 times thinner than other traditional insulation materials. So if you have an application where you would like to save space or a problem because traditional inslation materials are to thick – then VACUPOR® could be the solution. To give an idea of where vaupor could assist see some typical real life examples below:
one of the many advantages of using Vacutherm is that we can optimise the number and sizes of panels required your application. This results in the best thermal performance and cost advantageous solution. However this can result in a number of panel sizes being delivered to your project.
So Vacutherm will provide, free of charge, a panel layout for your application. This is based upon your specific project dimensions and providers you and your installers a plan of how to install panels to achieve optimum results.
This means valuable time on site is saved and all the guess work is take out of installing your panels.
Vacutherm are able to offer various shapes of Vacuum Insulation panels. Any straight sided shape can be manufactured, e.g:
VACUPOR® VIP’s are the most efficient on the market. The table and picture below gives an idea of thickness of a number of insulation materials giving the same performance.
Yes, they are accepted under current buildings regs and have a CE Certificate.
People become concerned about the fragility of vacupor. However its not like handling a box of eggs, but some care needs to be taken. We liken it to handling a double glazed window unit. They can take more punishment than you think. However abuse them, like throwing them out of a second story window, and they will break!
Yes. Anyone can install VACUPOR® panels. You just to have care during the installation. For example keeping sharp objects and items away from the panels to ensure they are not pierced.
we offer VACUPOR® VIP’s direct to the end user or integrators. We do not sell through merchants or distributors, this means there are no middle men and you will receive the usual Vacutherm outstanding service.
VACUPOR® is not new as an insulation material. We have been offering it in the UK for nearly 10 years. The first use of VACUPOR® in a construction setting was around the turn of the century, in Germany. Since the extraordinary qualities of VACUPOR® have spread around the world.
Unlike traditional insulation materials VACUPOR® panels should not be cut. This is because each panel holds a vacuum, similar to a flask, which ensures their world beating insulating properties. However VACUPOR® is available in virtually any size to accommodate your requirements.
The panels are designed to last the life time of your building. During official testing the panels are put through accelerated aging tests. This means we can give a certified performance for the panels for the first 30 years of their life.
VACUPOR® panels are used in areas that your would not initially think about. We supply to a number of companies who integrate the panels into their own products. However the most common use for VIP’s are within A+, or better, fridges and freezers.
VACUPOR® is not the cheapest insulation material on the market. However in numerous cases its use will pay back because:
No. mechanically fixing the panels means the internal vacuum will be lost and the insulation properties significantly reduced. We recommend either clamping in place or adhering in some circumstances. If you have any questions regarding this just give us a call.
VACUPOR® Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPS) are used in virtually all areas of construction and in many OEM applications. Their popularity is growing because of their ultra thin design, allowing them to be tailored to any project. Let our tailor made services help you in your next project…
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