Cladded Walls Insulation Installation Guide

Cladded Walls

Simple step by step guide to installing Foilboard® GREEN rigid Cladded Wall insulation (Timber/Steel Frame)

Step 1

Foilboard® GREEN rigid insulation panel should be installed to the external face of the studwork, with the anti-glare side is facing out. Measure the area you require.

Step 2

Mark the measurements out on the Foilboard® panel, using the gridlines as a guide, then using a straight edge and a sharp blade / knife, cut the panel to size.

Step 3

Position the sheet against the frame. Panels should be butted hard up to any doors, windows and the underside of the roof truss.

Step 4

Fasten the insulation panel to the studwork with the Foilboard® Fasteners using approx. 5-6 per m2 using either a hammer or drill as required.

Step 5

Tape all penetrations, joints and gaps using Foilboard® green tape, to minimise cold / hot air transfer.

Required to install

Brick Veneer

Use Foilboard® Standard Fasteners (timber frame) for Foilboard® GREEN 10 & GREEN 15 OR

Use Foilboard® Ultra Fasteners for Foilboard® GREEN 20 & GREEN 25

(Use Timber or Steel fasteners depending on application)

Melbourne Underfloor Insulation

Foilboard® Green joining tape

Foilboard ® Tips

  • Install Foilboard® after the framing windows and plumbing have been completed but prior to electrical services
  • In windy conditions, start on the windward side of the building first
  • Start with area that can use full sheets (saving time and unnecessary cutting)
  • Start from the top of the build and work down
  • Ensure the Foilboard® panel properly covers the top & bottom plate
  • Panels don’t need to join over studs
  • Fill in remaining sections with smaller off-cuts, to help minimise wastage

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