Xella International GmbH

Energy-saving walls for an energy transition

Xella International GmbH is an internationally operating manufacturer of wall and drywall construction materials. The brand names Ytong, Silka, Multipor, Hebel and Fermacell are united under its umbrella.

Energy mostly escapes through the exterior walls. A reliable, energy-focused building refurbishment including thermal insulation systems allows saving a substantial proportion of the energy consumption. Around 80% of the insulation material used consists of polystyrene rigid foam. According to studies commissioned by the NDR - North German Broadcastings - the material used for this purpose...

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Issue 2016-09 Ytong

Recycling of autoclaved aerated ­concrete residues

In mid-May 2015, Xella Deutschland and Interseroh together have implemented a big bag concept for the disposal of Ytong autoclaved aerated concrete and Multipor mineral insulation boards. Since then,...

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Issue 2018-06 SCHÖCK

Thermal anchor with depth limiter for exposed concrete façades

The new TA-HC thermal anchor for element and sandwich wall façades offered by building materials manufacturer Schöck is fitted with a new depth limiter which prevents the thermal anchor from being...

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Issue 2015-03 KLB

Solid shells with insulating core

KLB, manufacturer of lightweight concrete masonry units and wall systems, offers the high-performance wall system „Trio-therm“ for functional walls: The two-leaf masonry system with core insulation...

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Issue 2013-03 Geolyth Mineral Technologie GmbH

Free-flowing thermal insulation

Pourable, sustainable and easy to dispose of - that is how the future insulating material should be. They should, in addition, be classified to fire-resistance A1 without any loss of the thermal...

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Issue 2010-04 An energy efficient solution for multi-layer and sandwich walls

ComBar thermal anchor: resistant against corrosion

This anchor realizes U-values between 0.236 W/m²K and 0.391 W/m²K at an average hollow wall of 30.0 cm up to 36.5 cm. Solutions with conventional lattice girders have significantly higher U-values....

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