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  • 1. www.greenspec.co.uk Existing Walls
  • 2. Solid Wall Construction • Eco Energy Refurbishment
  • 3. Cavity Wall Construction • Eco Energy Refurbishment
  • 4. 1960’s insitu concrete tower refurbishment • Eco Energy Refurbishment
  • 5. www.greenspec.co.uk New Walls: Timber
  • 6. EVT Enhanced Vapour Transfer Hygroscopic insulation maintain their performance even when wet Vapour and water released when conditions permit No need for Vapour Barrier Use vapour permeable construction 5:1 ratio vr inside:outside and an air tightness layer Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 7. EVT Enhanced Vapour Transfer Hygroscopic insulation maintain their performance even when wet Vapour and water released when conditions permit No need for Vapour Barrier VB Use vapour permeable construction 5:1 ratio vr inside:outside Air Tightness Layer ATL Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 8. Thick walls, roofs and floors We have a preoccupation with thin walls 300 mm. or less Which drives the demand for energy intensive man-made petrochemical fossil derived CFC HCFC HFC HFA foamed pl O3 Ozone Depletion Greenhouse Gas Potential 300-600 mm. optimum insulation thickness Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 9. Cellulose Fibre Optimum: 300-600 mm. deep compound rafters with Cellulose fibre insulation High density and high thermal mass cellulose fibre insulation boards in walls and floors Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 10. Thermal Mass Thermal mass: High thermal mass cellulose fibre insulation boards in walls and floors Acoustic unfired clay bricks in floor construction adds thermal mass Stacked wood floor Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 11. Thermal Mass Thermal mass: High thermal mass cellulose fibre insulation boards in walls and floors Acoustic unfired clay bricks in floor construction or fired honeycomb blocks in walls and floors adds thermal mass Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 12. Vapour Balanced Construction Compound rafters Cellulose insulation Acoustic brick floor Timber stacked wood floor planks Timber fibre insulation Timber frame walls Timber batten clad Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 13. Timber Structure Compound rafters Cellulose insulation Acoustic brick floor Timber floor planks Timber fibre insulation Timber frame walls Timber batten clad Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 14. STEKO Load-bearing timber blockwork Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 15. STEKO Load-bearing timber blockwork
  • 16. Laminated timber shear walls floors and roofs
  • 17. Laminated timber shear walls floors and roofs
  • 18. Laminated timber shear walls floors and roofs
  • 19. www.greenspec.co.uk New Walls: Masonry
  • 20. Thermal Mass Thermal mass: Fired honeycomb blocks in walls and floors adds thermal mass Not high load capacity Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 21. Cellular fired clay blocks
  • 22. Unfired clay and straw
  • 23. Different Floor Structures
  • 24. Different Floor Structures
  • 25. Acoustic Constructions
  • 26. Rammed Earth Walls any shape many ingredients colours & textures thermal mass Load-bearing but dynamic
  • 27. www.greenspec.co.uk Thermal Insulation
  • 28. Thermal Insulation Newspaper Flax Hemp Sheep’s wool Cellulose Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 29. Thermal Insulation Cellulose fibre Recycled Newspaper and Magazines Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 30. www.greenspec.co.uk New Walls: Transparent
  • 31. Timber Curtain Walling
  • 32. Solar Wall
  • 33. www.greenspec.co.uk New Wall Finishes
  • 34. Clay boards Clay Boards Reed & Clay Clay finishes Can sustain high humidity where gypsum/paper will harbour mould Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 35. Clay boards & finishes Clay Boards Reed & Clay Clay finishes Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 36. Clay finishes Clay finishes absorb moisture, smells EMF radiation Mineral based paint Chemical reaction with background 100 year life Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London
  • 37. Paints & Stains Natural ingredient Paints Stains Oils Waxes Polishes Sealers Construction Resources Showrooms Southwark London