Foamular XPS used in rammed earth construction

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8 October 2014
Foamular XPS used in rammed earth construction

Stabilised rammed earth construction has many benefits relevant to modern building design. It’s sustainability, high fire resistance, thermal mass effect and aesthetic appeal are enhanced by the use of Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation (XPS) as the insulation barrier between the external and internal walls.

Artisan – Builders Rammed Earth Victoria based on the Mornington Peninsula have been at the fore front of rammed earth buildings since 1992.

Construction Manager Matthew Hawthorn needed a high performance Insulation and found Foamular XPS met all his criteria. Being a closed Cell Rigid Board, Foamular has a very high moisture resistance, long term thermal performance (and high R Value for thickness (75mm – R2.67).

For more information on Foamular Contact Austech Victoria 03 9532 0131 or Rammed Earth Victoria on 0412 927 110.

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