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Proceedings of BauSim Conference 2008: 2nd Conference of IBPSA-Germany and Austria


Wandaufbauten für Niedrigenergiehäuser in Holzbauweise

Renate Brocza, Sinan Korjenic, Andreas Kolbitsch

Abstract: The article gives an overview of different types of timber construction of external walls that are suitable for low-energy houses. Traditional systems, as well as more innovative ones, are discussed. Besides the suitability of buildings and the physics of wall construction, the ecology and sustainability are also considered. Besides that the characteristics of renewable insulation materials are compared to the conventional types like mineral wool and polystyrene.
Pages: 13 - 15