aerolite insulation south africa



Aerolite insulation is a soft, pink, fibreglass insulation product made out of sand and post-consumer glass. It’s non-combustible and used to save energy while keeping the temperature in your home more consistent throughout the year.

Glass wool insulation has excellent acoustic and thermal properties. Does not require any maintenance and can last up to 50 years. Having aerolite installed reduces energy consumption and power bills while putting money back in your pocket. It gives you lifelong energy savings.

Aerolite insulation is lightweight and safe to install. The product is SABS approved and reduces heat penetration by up to 87%. It does not attract vermin in any way. It has been around for over 70 years and is the most tried and tested ceiling insulation on the market. We have installers in Durban, Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Think Pink Aerolite Insulation - South Africa - Glass Wool Insulation



  • Reduce electricity bills
  • Reduce energy consumption
  • Keep heat and cool air locked in
  • Glass fibre is Non-combustible
  • No maintenance is necessary
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to install
  • Durable regardless of being lightweight
  • Cool in the summer
  • Cosy and warm in the winter
  • Specified for hospitals and schools
  • Improves indoor temperature 4 – 8 degrees
  • SABS Approved
  • SANS Compliant
  • Lasts for 50 years
  • Non-hygroscopic
  • Glass wool has excellent sound absorption

Suppliers and Installers in South Africa

The 135mm Aerolite glass wool insulation is used in Johannesburg and Cape Town. It has been specified for the colder areas in South Africa. Using this thickness will keep you cooler in summer and warmer in winter.
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The 100mm Aerolite glass fibre insulation is used in Durban. It has been specified for the areas that don't get too cold in South Africa. Using this thickness will keep you cooler in summer and warmer in winter.
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75mm Aerolite glass wool insulation can be used to top-up existing material to achieve a higher R-value. On its own, the product does not have an R-value that meets the building requirements.
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Smart homes prefer glass fibre insulation products like think pink aerolite. For over 70 years glass wool has been keeping people warm in winter and cool in summer while reducing energy usage in residential, commercial and industrial properties throughout South Africa.

Be smart and think pink when insulating your home. Install non-combustible, SABS approved and SANS compliant fibreglass insulation for peace of mind. It helps reduce heat loss and heat penetration by up to 87%. Keeping the temperature indoors comfortable for everyone.

With a payback time of around 2 – 3 years, with continued savings thereafter, its no wonder Aerolite is South Africa’s most popular insulation product.



A certain thickness of home insulation needs to be installed depending on where you are situated. These guidelines have been set to ensure maximum energy saving in all homes throughout South Africa.

In areas where it is cold, like Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town, the 135mm aerolite insulation should be used. Durban and surrounds can use the 100mm.

If you are unsure as to what thickness you should be using, any aerolite installer should be able to tell you. All approved installers will know the building regulations regarding insulating materials.

If you follow the climatic region guidelines, then you should be able to achieve a 4 – 6 degree difference in your residential, commercial or industrial property. This is before you add heating and cooling systems to the equation.




R-VALUE is the measurement of the insulation products ability to restrict heat flow. All insulation products have an R-VALUE. The higher the R-VALUE, the more effective and efficient the ceiling insulation product will be once installed in the roof.

Think Pink Aerolite achieves a high R-VALUE and is recommended for residential, commercial and industrial use in South Africa.

Thickness (mm)R-valueLength (mm)Width (mm)Climatic Zones
100mm2.50800012003 & 5
135mm3.38500012001 & 4 & 6



Getting the cost to have your home professionally insulated with aerolite insulation is easy. Just fill out the contact form and we will get back to you with a price and our recommended thickness for your area.

The Aerolite roof insulation price may be different from home to home. It depends on the difficulty of the installation. Things like how low the roof is, how many wires are in there and how many downlights you have installed may affect the price of think pink aerolite.