The U-value is the rate of heat transfer through a building material and is given in units of W/m².K. The lower the U-Value, the greater a product’s resistance to heat flow and the better its insulating qualities.
The number of foil layers employed within a panel and the application of coatings or treatments to those foils determine the U-value of that system.
It is generally the case that increasing the number of layers and therefore the number of separate air chambers within a panel will improve is thermal performance.
Texlon® cladding panels are restrained at their perimeters by one of a large range of extrusions all of which incorporate thermal breaks to enhance the thermal performance of the overall system. If required thermal performance can be further improved by the use of a capping system that incorporates a layer of polyamide insulating foam.
Texlon® inflated cladding panels have outstanding insulation properties.