[Greenbuilding] Exterior insulation retrofit
johndaglish at online.fr
Fri May 20 06:56:53 PDT 2011
You also have in Europe a range of ETICS (external thermal insulation
system) in natural insulations which can be plastered /
rendered such as wood fibre board (depending on the fabricant most but
not all contain 15% synthetic binder) or cork,
Gutex WDVS Thermowall on wood frame or masonry wood fiber board
Pavatex Diffutherm on wood frame or masonry wood fiber board
Inthermo wood fiber board
Liège Spécial Façade - SNIC cork
and even foamed cement panels
Xella/Ytong Multipor for masonry
John DAGLISH, B.Arch,1984
4, rue des Coteaux
F-91370 VERRIERES LE BUISSON, France
Tél / Fax: +33.(0)1.60 11 12 10
Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 3:27:58 PM, you wrote / vous ecrirez:
NF> In April I heard an architect describe how they're using EIFS insulation in Germany and Austria to insulate existing buildings from the exterior. They apply EIFS panels to the outside of the
NF> building while tenants are in the building then, once the insulation is done, bring the windows out. I will forward more about this offlist if anyone wants.
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NF> Date: Sat, 7 May 2011 16:10:52 -0400
NF> From: "nick pine" <nick at early.com>
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NF> Subject: Re: [Greenbuilding] Exterior insulation retrofit
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NF> bill.allen at verizon.net wrote:
>>>>... I am thinking Marvin Ultimate clad (wood with aluminum cladding on
>>>>the outside) but they cost an arm and a leg, even more so with triple
>>>>glazing to reach R5. Alternatives?
>>>Passive solar air heaters, eg
>>I guess you are suggesting I turn my house into a barn.
NF> Not at all. Air heaters can go right over existing house walls, with more
NF> insulation behind them, s'il te plait.
>>That's low on the spouse acceptance factor...
NF> The SAF would probably be higher if the plastic film damper opened into the
NF> bottom of the air heater, vs into the house from the top.
NF> The materials for Gary's air heaters cost about $2/ft^2 and 1 ft^2 collects
NF> the heat equivalent of about 1 gallon of oil per year. You might double that
NF> with hired labor.
NF> Will $1K of these windows save 250 gallons of oil per year? :-) If not,
NF> leaving the original windows in place and adding air heaters could be more
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