[Greenbuilding] Exterior insulation retrofit

John Daglish johndaglish at online.fr
Fri May 20 06:56:53 PDT 2011


Bonjour Norman,

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
http://www.gutex.de/downloads/pdf/en/Datasheet_thermowall-engl.pdf

Pavatex Diffutherm  on wood frame or masonry  wood fiber board
http://www.pavatex.fr/d%C3%A9tail_du_produit.aspx?PROID=59800&ProductName=DIFFUTHERM

Inthermo   wood fiber board
http://www.inthermo.de/uploads/media/INTH_Masterbroschuere_Holzbau.pdf

Liège Spécial Façade - SNIC  cork
http://www.aliecor.com/ISO/Facade.htm


and even foamed cement panels


Xella/Ytong Multipor     for masonry
http://www.ytong-silka.de/de/content/1275.php



Cordialement

-- 
John DAGLISH, B.Arch,1984


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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.

NF> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exterior_Insulation_Finishing_System

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NF> Date: Sat, 7 May 2011 16:10:52 -0400
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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
>>>http://www.builditsolar.com/Projects/SpaceHeating/solar_barn_project.htm

>>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
NF> economical.

NF> Nick


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