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Energy efficient homes:

  • As regards wooden frame constructions, mineral wool or stone-wool insulation is applied in multiple layers, thus covering the insulation joints and wooden constructions (columns, rafters and beams) to achieve excellent thermal insulation of the building and improve the fire safety of wooden constructions.

 

  • External thermal insulation of the building consists of wind barrier - diffusion membrane that serves as a waterproofing material to protect the thermal insulation and wooden construction from the impact of water as well as it serves as a wind insulation to prevent energy loss caused by wind.

 

  • Internal thermal insulation consists of active vapour barrier - diffusion membrane to protect the building envelopes and the insulation from the humidity - vapour that occur inside the home.
    Construction of the membrane allows water vapour to migrate freely outwards, at the same time preventing moisture from diffusing into the thermal insulation, thus maintaining efficient microclimate of the thermal insulation and construction.

 

  • Even very small holes have a severely limiting effect on the thermal performance, and therefore, insulation must be secured to the construction elements and joints must be sealed with waterproof and anti-drying tape.

 

  • Fire safety of the home can be considerably improved using fireproof materials in faced and interior decoration.

EXTERNAL-1 with ventilated facade

EXTERNAL-1A with ventilated facade and extra insulation

EXTERNAL-2 with plaster fasade

Resistance and longevity.

  • Wood possesses high resistance that allows using it for high load-, height- and pressure-bearing constructions.
  • An interesting fact - a wooden bar will break down under its own weight is it is 24km long. For comparison – a steel bar will break down if it is 20km long.
  • By limiting and stabilizing humidity of wood we can increase its durability. If the wood is dried to the right humidity volume, it can be preserved for very long time, even for several centuries.
  • Considering that the average temperature during summer is 10oC and the relative humidity is about 80 % in our climatic zone, the wood is able to dry out to 18-22 %, when the humidity is about 20 %, the key enemy of the wood – rot fungus perishes. This humidity level shows that nature self ensures protection of the wood in this way.
  • Our manufacturers timber products that conform to C16 and C24 resistance standards, these are factory dries timber products (humidity content 16 % +- 2 %), that are calibrated (planed to exact size) and then sorted by resistance level and affixed with the CE label according to the requirements of the European Union.
  • Depending on the need and the intended site of use, timber are treated or impregnated with different wood preservatives to significantly extend their life.