You only insulate once hence choosing the right insulation is critical. Every aspect of Log Home Scotland custom made homes is bespoke and so is your choice of insulation. The more the better, space and budget permitting.
There’s a vast array of insulation types: from man-made products to natural insulation such as recycled wood fibre and sheep wool. Natural insulation is breathable and can absorb airborne moisture (up to 25% of its weight) I.e. lower condensation / internal humidity. A properly insulated log home is synthetics free ‘micro–climate’ for healthy and comfortable living. Excellent heat retention U Value and superior air quality than conventional construction type homes.
The combined factors of massively insulated solid log walls (an excellent natural insulator) or Timber Frame with triple glazing all of which meet the criteria for sustainable development. Driving down the cost of heating your home against ever increasing energy bills.