PART ONE - Overview of External Wall Insulation

1.1 Why External Wall Insulation?

1.2 House TypesBuildings Unsuitable for External Wall Insulation

1.3 Principals of External Wall Insulation

1.4 Terminology and Definitions

1.5 System Types

1.6 Traditional System types currently in use

1.7 Traditional Finishes

1.8 Selecting a System and Producing a Contract

1.9 Costings and Comparisons

1.10 Planning & Building Regulations

 

PART TWO - System Performance

2 System Performance & Criteria

2.1 Safety

2.2 Thermal Performance

2.3 Wind Loadings

2.4 Condensation Risks

2.5 Impact & Puncture Resistance

2.6 Temperature Tolerance

2.7 Moisture Protection

2.8 Durability

2.9 Appearance

2.10 Detailing

2.11 Mastics & Seals

2.12 Avoidance of Risk

 

PART THREE - Materials and Components

3.1 Insulation Slabs

3.2 Reinforcing Layers

3.3 Fixings & Fasteners

3.4 Adhesives

3.5 Renders, Coatings and Finishes

3.6 Finish Top Coats

3.7 Natural Hydraulic Lime Renders

3.8 Brick Slips

Featured Brick Slip System - Epsibrick

Featured Brick Slip System - Eurobrick

3.9 Simulated Brick Render

Featured Render System - Brick-Rend

3.10 TRIMS & BEADS Featured Trims - Wemico

3.11 Trim DetailsFeatured Trims - Renderplas

Featured Trims - VWS

3.12 Mastics and Sealants

3.13 Render & Component Supply Details

 

PART FOUR - Design & Detailed Drawings

4.1 Condensation

4.2 Cold bridges

4.3 Heat loss through floors

4.4 Thermal Design of System

4.5 Render Design

4.6 System Design Detailing

4.7 Fire Breaks

4.8 Systems with Drainage or Ventilated Cavities

4.9 Architectural Features

4.10 Terracotta Tiles

4.11 Mouldings

4.12 Block Bonding

4.13 Specifications

4.14 New-Build SystemsFeatured System by Eurobrick

 

PART FIVE - Installation & Repairs

5.1 Wall Preparations

5.2 Methods of cleaning & Testing

5.3 Methods of selecting Fixings

5.4 Pre-Installation Preparation

5.5 Pre-Installation of Beads & Trims

5.6 Installation - Insulation boards

5.7 Reinforcements

5.8 Application of Renders

5.9 Simulated Brick-Effect Renders

5.10 Insulated Render - Featured System

5.11 Application of Wet Finishes

5.12 Application of Dry Finishes

5.13 Brick Slips

5.14 Sealants

5.15 Protection of the Works

5.16 Common Problems

5.17 Repair & Maintenance

5.18 Repairing the System

5.19 Attachment of External Components

 

PART SIX - Application

6.1 Tendering & Design

6.2 Selecting a System

6.3 Selecting a Contractor

6.4 Site Drawings

6.5 Manufacturing Drawings - Special Components

6.6 Site samples

6.7 Pre-Contract

6.8 Material scheduling & Ordering

6.9 Storage of Materials

6.10 Site Inspections

6.11 Site Reports

6.12 Monitoring Job Conditions

6.13 Certification of Completion

6.14 Guarantees

6.15 Owner’s Manual

6.16 Access, Tools & Safety

6.17 COSHH Information

 

PART SEVEN - Assessors, HIPs & Sustainability

7.1 Energy Assessors

7.2 Code for Sustainable Homes

7.3 Sustainable materials

7.4 Energy Performance of Building Directive

7.5 The National home Energy Rating Scheme

7.6 Thermal Assessments

 

PART EIGHT - Useful Information8.

1 Directory of Organisations8.

2 Directory of Component suppliers

8.3 Useful Publications

8.4 Systems Currently Certified

8.5 Useful Websites

CD ROM Contents - Detailed Drawings.Reports & Checks

General Arrangement

InsulationBoard

Layouts

InsulationCorner Details

Typical Section

Details - Rail Fixing

Details - Fixings Layout

Mineral Fibre Mesh

Corners

Expanded Metal Mesh - Overlaps

Base Trim Detail 1

Base Trim Detail 2

Base Insulation Below

DPC System

Corner Detail

Render Movement Joint

Structural Movement Joint 1

Structural Movement Joint 2

Abutment Detail 1

Abutment Detail 2

Top Capping Detail 1

Top Capping Detail 2

Verge Detail 1

Verge Detail 2

End-Stop Detail 1

End-Stop Detail 2

Reveal Detail - Uninsulated

Reveal Detail - Insulated

Reveal Detail - Window Replaced

Reveal Detail - Window Repositioned

Window Head - No Drip

Window Head - With Drip

Window Cill - Timber

Window Cill - Under-cill

Window Cill - Over-cill

Window Cill - Detail 1

Window Cill - Detail 2

Mid-Point Trim

DetailCill Replacements

Bandings - External

Bandings - Recessed

Window Pods

Fire Break - Details

Fire Break - Layout

Brick Slips 1 - Bonds

Brick Slips 2 - Soldier Courses

Brick Slips 3 - Quoins

Brick Slips 4 - Corners

Brick Slips 5 - Setting-Out

Brick Slips 6 - Pointing Joints

System Junction Detail 1

System Junction Detail 2

Attachment Details

Quoin Detail

CopingCoping

Details - Ashlar Cuts

Details - Tile Hanging

Service Duct 1

Service Duct 2

Service Duct 3

Vertical Boarding

Drawing - New-Build

Insulation to difficult area 1

Insulation to difficult area 2

 

The drawings above are intended as a guide only, each project may require variations suitable for that particular project.

 

Standard Report Sheet 1 - Pull-Out Test Report

Standard Report Sheet 2 - Weather Record Sheet

Standard Report Sheet 3 - Certificate of Practical Completion

Standard Report Sheet 4 - Owner’s Manual

System Check List

Design Check List

 

Index of Sub-Headings

Contents - The Complete Guide to External Wall Insulation

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Published by Wellgarth Publishing - United Kingdom

 

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