Overcladding: the case for timber

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Adding insulation externally when refurbishing older buildings has a number of advantages. It avoids losing internal space and may help to minimise disruption if the building is to remain in use. It also means that external masonry walls, when insulated on the outside, can contribute thermal mass to conserve either solar heat generated from glazed walls, or internally generated heat from the lighting or occupants.

Article from In Touch with Timber Magazine Issue 1 (Autumn 2010)

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