Houses with cellular glass walls

logo_smallIt is already mentioned in this blog that large cellular boards can be used as thermal insulation and also as construction material, giving the stability of the wall. Especially in the passive housing market, this can be important. Today, we have two examples in Europe, where people on their own initiative started to use cellular glass as stability element and thermal insulation.

In this system, cellular glass is used in combination with brick slices by Clean Tech Block.

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A passive housing U-value can be reached with normal wall thickness (< 400mm) and cellular glass, directly foamed from recycled glass. In the following system, cellular glass is used in combination with wood by Tebit Oy, Finland.

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It is clear that the future is great for not expensive large boards cellular glass like today produced by GLAPOR cellular glass.

3 thoughts on “Houses with cellular glass walls

  1. sir,

    glass foam or adiabatic foam (foam by liquid sodium silicate on the basis of low thermal sintering process) is different or same products?

  2. Pingback: Foamed glass by Walter Lovett | BELGLAS BVBA

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