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Title: Insulating masonry cavity walls

Ref Code: GG44
Authors: C Stirling

Abstract1: With increasing pressure to provide ever thicker levels of insulation there is concern that thermally upgrading conventional cavity walls, consisting of two leaves of masonry, may prove impracticable. Part 1 of this Good Building Guide highlights techniques and materials for insulating cavity walls. Part 2 provides guidance on how to reduce the associated technical risks. The guidance is for cavity walls having two masonry leaves; it is not suitable for timber-framed construction.



Year Published: 2000

ISBN: 978-1-86081-830-1


Pages: 12


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