In modern residential construction, an attic is not just an equipped warm attic, it is an effective way to increase the functional space of a residential building. Noteworthy is the fact that, in accordance with city planning standards, the attic is taken into account when determining the number of floors of the building.
The advantages of insulated attic:
- saving on the cost of materials during the construction of a residential building;
- arrangement of functional additional space;
- the original appearance of a private house with an attic;
- reduction of heat loss through the roof space.
Among the shortcomings: sloping ceilings, the need for additional insulation, difficulties with the rational organization of living space.
Most of the minuses of the attic are completely removable and become the advantages with the right approach. (more…)