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Attic cistern thermal insulation enclosure

Attic cistern thermal insulation enclosure
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I was sent a snail mail letter asking for some advice on how to improve frost protection to the cisterns in the attic over a flat in a block of flats See Fig. 1 & Fig. 2

Cold water storage cisterns

(Otherwise know as water tank, not to be confused with Water Closet cistern)

Blocks of flats

Attics

Thermal Insulation

Retrofitting


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5th August 2013 - 9th August 2013

Attic cistern thermal insulation enclosure
Images: 


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Fig. 1 Inadequately insulated attic cistern with insulation below platform

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Fig. 2 Gaps in insulated pipes insulation hanging in the air and exposed cistern 


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5th August 2013 

Attic cistern thermal insulation enclosure
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