Insulated timber cladding for enhanced thermal performance and appearance

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According to the Department for Energy and Climate Change, the majority of energy consumed in the domestic sector is for space heating which in 2011 represented 60 per cent of total domestic consumption. Therefore increasing the thermal performance of dwellings is a high priority in the Government's plan to reduce carbon emissions believed to contribute to climate change.

 

This set of detail drawings focuses on those construction types that are 'hard to treat' - approximately one-third, most of which are uninsulated, single-skin masonry. Typical construction details and thermal performance data for the junctions with other walls, roofs, floors, windows and doors, and building services are provided. They describe a solution that offers a combined effect of improved thermal performance and appearance - attractive, insulated timber cladding.

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