Kilsaran gets NSAI cert for EWI to steel frame
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Kilsaran said that the innovative new system can be used for cost-effective offsite modular construction, which has many benefits including “reduced labour cost, less weather delays, better health and safety control, rapid construction techniques and better quality”.
Reinforced concrete frames in conjunction with LGS for infill panels is a rapid build method that can be used in several situations with variable finishes including render, brick, stone and other cladding solutions.
Cross-section image of a light-gauge steel frame wall insulated with KEWI.
KEWI is a mechanically fixed, external insulated render system, with a non-ventilated drained cavity. It is designed for use with NSAI certified LGS systems that are certified for infill and structural LGS up to thirty metres in height. The renders used on the KEWI system are supplied by Henkel Polska.
For more information, please visit www.kilsaran.ie/product/kewi/