House No. 10

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House No.10

Overall performance

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20 cm 20 cm
This solid wood construction house was fitted with additional heat insulation.

Due to the solid wood construction, house 10 displayed average thermal capacity with low protection from summer overheating. The surface temperature fluctuation was higher than with concrete houses, although lower than the houses with wooden stud construction. The fluctuation of the inner surface temperature was assessed as "average". The moisture buffering for house 10 was affected by the sorption capacity of the construction material used. Due to the good sorption capacity, house 10 displayed a high moisture buffering effect.

House description

Wall material

Massive wood

Wall thickness

20 cm

Inner plaster

-

Inner coating (paint)

-

Insulation

Pavatex wooden fibre

Insulation thickness

20 cm

Building physical parameters

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