Natural fibre insulation products and systems are derived from natural materials such as wood fibre, hemp, straw, cellulose, wool, cotton and flax
Latest Briefing Papers
Authored by experienced ASBP board members and technical staff. Peer-reviewed by members of the ASBP Natural Fibre Insulation Group.
Environmental Product Declarations - How to Use
An Introduction to Environmental Product Declarations
An Introduction to Breathability
Airtightness, Vapour Control and Breathability
The Multiple Roles of Insulation
Health and wellbeing benefits of natural fibre insulation products
Natural Fibre Insulation Group
The Natural Fibre Insulation Group (NFIG) is a collective of ASBP members who are the leading manufacturers and suppliers of natural fibre insulation in the UK.
The purpose of the group is to work collaboratively to better communicate the many benefits of natural insulation products and systems.
Group activities include exhibiting at popular tradeshows (Futurebuild, UK Construction Week, London Build), hosting CPDs/events, publishing peer-reviewed briefing papers and journal/magazine articles, and more.
The group is open to ASBP members who are involved in the production, marketing and/or sale of natural fibre insulation in the UK.
The number of members in the group is not limited but all members should be able to work in good faith with others in the sector.
Contact Richard Broad at email@example.com to find out more.
THE MULTIPLE ROLES OF INSULATION
More than just U-values...
Insulation profoundly influences the performance of our buildings and has multiple roles:
- Fire protection
Balanced consideration of this multi-functionality often makes natural fibre insulation the superior choice.
Featured Events & Resources
Online Wood Fibre Insulation Course
Free online wood fibre insulation course for architects, builders and self-builders.
Created by Back to Earth, the course covers how to specify, source and use wood fibre insulation effectively.
ASBP Healthy Buildings Conference & Expo 2020
27 February, London
Members of the Natural Fibre Insulation Group exhibited at the ASBP’s 4th Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo, where we addressed the climate emergency and discussed how to accelerate the delivery of net zero carbon buildings that are healthy for occupants as well as our planet.