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BenP

Marmox Thermoblock or Foamglas Perinsul

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Any thoughts or preferences on the above. 

 

I recognize the difference between the two - Foamglas Perinsul is stronger (throughout) but less thermal performance. Thermoblock performs better but achieves compressive strength via inserts within it. 

 

It strikes me that the Foamglas has the benefit of acting just like a block so should be easier for the groundwork to adapt to? Most builders don't seem to be aware of the type of products or detail it's associated with!! 

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Perinsul marginally cheaper from searches - 1.5k vs 1.6k. 

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How much of a difference do these make compared to a dry airated brickette?

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1 hour ago, Oz07 said:

How much of a difference do these make compared to a dry airated brickette?

 

About 80% less heat conduction relative to dry autoclaved aerated concrete

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I wasn't aware of the exact figures so ta! :)

 

We're having a suspended beam and block floor due to ground conditions so it's the one weak point in the thermal envelope - especially as the roof and walls will be timber frame insulated between and over. 

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Thanks - fewer bits of information and suppliers online but I'll get in touch. 

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3 hours ago, BenP said:

Thanks - fewer bits of information and suppliers online but I'll get in touch. 

 

Go direct to Sales@armadillonv.com

 

i was quoted in October last year

 

Armadillo ARMATHERMTM 500-160 Thermal Breaks
2000mm x 100mm x 50mm Blanks TB1

£20 per unit


Armadillo ARMATHERMTM 500-250 Thermal Breaks
2000mm x 100mm x 50mm Blanks TB2

£20 per unit

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Thanks - looks positive. 

I'm going to get the engineer confirm what compressive strength he's after beneath the sole plate. 💪 - might inform the decision!

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