All You Need To Know About Aerolite Insulation

Aerolite Insulation

Cape Ceilings and Drywalling have been in the building industry for many years. We have learned from experience to install the best ceiling insulation available for a lifetime of home comfort and energy saving. For this reason, The New Soft Touch Aerolite Insulation is our go-to ceiling insulation. Fitting Aerolite Insulation ensures we have no comebacks and our clients are happy. Most importantly, the fact that Aerolite is non-combustible provides home comfort and home safety all in one.

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Why Your Home Needs Aerolite Insulation

According to the new SANS building legislation, all new homes must have compliant thermal Insulation installed above the ceiling. As a result, all homes must include compliant thermal Insulation to reduce the house’s risk of heat loss and gain.

  • Firstly Insulation reduces indoor temperature by as much as 5 – 8 degrees in summer and winter.
  • Think Pink Aerolite is not combustible. Importantly Aerolite Insulation is the only South African-made insulation with a class A/A 1/1 Fire rating.
  • Insulated homes will recover the ceiling insulation cost in under three years on energy savings alone.
  • Glasswool Insulation Think Pink has excellent acoustic insulation properties with an NRC 1.1 (Noise Reduction Co-efficient).
  • The new Aerolite Insulation is bio-soluble and will outlast the lifespan of most new homes.

Aerolite Improves Indoor Temperature by 5-8 Degrees

Homes insulated with Aerolite insulation will block 90% of all heat gain or loss in the roof space. Installing Think Pink directly on the ceiling stops the hot air build-up in the roof space from entering the home.

SUMMER Benefits: For example, the 135mm Aerolite Insulation will improve indoor temperature by at least 5 degrees, blocking the heat in the roof space from entering the home. As the sun’s heat builds up during the day, the Think Pink stops as much as 90% of the heat from making contact with the ceiling. Importantly using an Air-conditioner will be far more cost-effective as the unit will work more effectively at a fraction of the cost. We are ensuring a reduction in energy costs.

WINTER Benefits: We all know that hot air rises. Therefore homes insulated with Think Pink will use far less energy for heating and cooling.

 One can expect an indoor temperature improvement of 5 – 8 degrees in homes without air leakage. Fitting 135mm Aerolite Insulation on the ceiling will reduce heat loss via the ceiling by as much as 90%.

Is Aerolite Safe For Your Home

Did you know the new Aerolite Ceiling Insulation is the most advanced Insulation? The answer is yes; Aerolite is the safest Insulation for your home. It is the only Insulation specified for Hospitals and Schools and Shopping Malls. The new Soft Touch Aerolite Insulation is manufactured with TEL Fiberizing technology. Therefore Aerolite is one of the most advanced ceiling insulation products. The WHO World Health Organisation gives the new Aerolite Think Pink a (Rating of 111), and it is safer than many household products in our kitchens, including instant coffee products.

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Key Features of Aerolite Insulation

Aerolite Insulation is renowned for its outstanding features, which contribute to its effectiveness and long-lasting performance. Let’s take a closer look at some of these key features:


Excellent Thermal Performance

Aerolite Insulation excels in thermal resistance, ensuring that your home or building maintains a consistent temperature. By reducing heat transfer, it helps to keep the interior cool in summer and warm in winter. This results in significant energy savings as it reduces the need for excessive heating and cooling systems.



Acoustic Properties

In addition to its thermal insulation benefits, Aerolite also possesses excellent sound-absorbing properties. It effectively reduces noise pollution from external sources and internal spaces, creating a more peaceful and comfortable environment. Aerolite Insulation has a specified NRC 1.1 Noise Reduction Coefficient. For this reason, fitting 135mm Aerolite will block noisy neighbours or traffic noise. 

Think Pink Aerolite SoundProofing and Noise Reduction

Importantly Aerolite Insulation is not just to control the indoor temperature; the Insulation is one of the best thermal insulation products for roofs with stunning soundproofing benefits. 

Most soundproofing products are expensive; however, Aerolite insulation offers a high NRC 1.1 at a super low cost per square metre compared to more traditional Insulation at more than three times the price.

We install Insulation between floors to reduce noise from the upper floor and in pubs and clubs to reduce noise pollution.


Long-lasting and Durable

Aerolite Insulation is designed to last for decades, providing optimal performance over time. Its durability ensures that you can enjoy the benefits of insulation for many years without the need for frequent replacements or maintenance.


Environmentally Friendly

If you’re concerned about the environmental impact of insulation materials, Aerolite is an excellent choice. It is made from recycled glass and sand, making it a sustainable and eco-friendly option. By choosing Aerolite, you contribute to reducing your carbon footprint and promoting a greener future.

Benefits of Aerolite Insulation

Aerolite Insulation offers a wide range of benefits to homeowners and businesses. Let’s delve into some of the most notable advantages of installing Aerolite on your property:

Aerolite Insulation Benefits

  1. Improve indoor temperature by 5-8 degrees in summer and winter
  2. Reduce the need for heating and cooling as a result of improved indoor temperature
  3. 135mm Aerolite has an installed R-value of 3.78
  4. Great soundproofing benefits with an NRC 1.1
  5. Non combustible Class A/A 1/1
  6. SABS approved
  7. Reduce condensation and mould in the home
  8. Glasswool insulation does not sustain vermin
  9. 30-50 year lifespan
  10. The only Thermal Insulation specified for Hospitals, Schools and Clinics
Advantages of Thermal Insulation For Your Home

Energy Efficiency

One of the primary benefits of Aerolite Insulation is its ability to improve energy efficiency. By reducing heat transfer, it helps to maintain a consistent temperature within the building. This, in turn, reduces the reliance on heating and cooling systems, leading to significant energy savings and lower utility bills.

Enhanced Comfort

Aerolite Insulation plays a crucial role in creating a comfortable living and working environment. By regulating the temperature, it ensures that occupants can enjoy a cosy space in winter and a cool space in summer without relying heavily on energy-intensive heating and cooling systems.

Aerolite Insulation has great acoustic and Soundproofing benefits

Noise Reduction

In addition to its thermal properties, Aerolite also excels in noise reduction. The material’s acoustic properties effectively absorb sound, reducing noise pollution from external sources. This is particularly beneficial for properties located in busy urban areas. Moreover, Aerolite can also minimize internal noise, creating a quieter and more peaceful environment inside the building.

Aerolite Insulation is Non-combustible with a class A/A 1/1 Fire rating

Fire Resistance

Aerolite Insulation is non-combustible, making it a safe choice for your property. It does not contribute to the spread of flames, providing peace of mind and added safety in the event of a fire.

Aerolite Insulation is the Ultimate Eco-friendly Thermal Insulation

Eco-Friendly Aerolite Insulation

The eco-friendly nature of Aerolite is another significant advantage. Made from recycled glass and sand, it helps reduce waste and promote sustainability. By choosing Aerolite, you contribute to a greener future and a healthier planet.

Technical Specifications of Aerolite Insulation

To understand the technical aspects of Aerolite Insulation, let’s explore its specifications:

135mm Aerolite Insulation Specifications

  • Installed R-value 3.78
  • Aerolite R-value 3.38
  • Roll dimensions 5000x1200x135mm thick
  • NRC Noise Reduction Co-efficient 1.1
  • Fire rating Non-combustible class A/A 1/1
  • SANS Compliant for Western Cape and Gauteng
  • SABS Approved
  • Lifespan 30-50 years
K-value0.040 W/mK (ASTM C518)
CombustibilityNon-combustible (SANS 10177 Part 5)
Fire Spread index ratingClass 1 (SANS 10177: Part3)
Reaction to fireEuro-class A1 (EN 13501-01)
Density12kg m3


These specifications highlight the high-quality and safety standards of Aerolite Insulation. Its non-combustible nature and excellent fire spread index rating ensure that it does not contribute to the spread of flames, making it a reliable choice for your property.

Installation Guide for Aerolite Insulation

Proper installation is crucial for maximizing the benefits of Aerolite Insulation. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you with the installation process:

  1. Preparation: Begin by ensuring that the installation area is clean and free from debris. Remove any existing insulation if necessary.

  2. Measure and Cut: Measure the dimensions of the area where you will be installing the insulation. Using a sharp utility knife or insulation cutter, cut the Aerolite to fit the desired size.

  3. Secure the Insulation: Position the cut Aerolite insulation in the designated area, ensuring a snug fit. Use staples or insulation hangers to secure the insulation in place.

  4. Seal Gaps and Joints: Inspect the installation for any gaps or joints. Seal these areas using aluminum foil tape or any recommended insulation sealant. This helps to maintain the integrity of the insulation barrier.

  5. Additional Precautions: If your property requires additional insulation, such as around pipes or ducts, make sure to properly insulate these areas as well.

  6. Professional Assistance: For more complex installations or if you are unsure about the process, it is always advisable to seek professional assistance. They have the expertise and tools necessary to ensure a proper and efficient installation.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

To address common queries about Aerolite Insulation, here are some frequently asked questions:

1. How long does Aerolite Insulation last?

Aerolite Insulation is designed to last for decades. With proper installation and maintenance, it can provide optimal performance and energy savings for the entire lifespan of your property.

2. Is Aerolite Insulation safe?

Yes, Aerolite Insulation is safe for both residential and commercial applications. It is non-combustible and does not contribute to the spread of flames, providing added safety and peace of mind.

3. Can Aerolite Insulation reduce my energy bills?

Absolutely! By improving the energy efficiency of your property, Aerolite Insulation can significantly reduce your energy bills. It minimizes the need for excessive heating and cooling, resulting in long-term cost savings.

4. How does Aerolite Insulation contribute to noise reduction?

Aerolite Insulation’s acoustic properties effectively absorb sound, reducing noise pollution from external sources. This helps create a quieter and more peaceful environment within your property.


Aerolite Insulation is undoubtedly one of the best choices for effective and efficient insulation. Its exceptional thermal performance, acoustic properties, and eco-friendly nature make it a top-notch option for homeowners and businesses. By choosing Aerolite, you can enjoy energy savings, enhanced comfort, noise reduction, and contribute to a greener future. With its long-lasting durability and safety features, Aerolite Insulation is an investment that pays off in the long run. So, make the smart choice and insulate your property with Aerolite to enjoy the numerous benefits it offers.

Remember, proper installation is crucial for maximizing the benefits of Aerolite Insulation. If you need assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to professionals who can ensure a seamless and efficient installation process. Enjoy the comfort, energy savings, and peace of mind that Aerolite Insulation brings to your property.