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Learning unitsNon-frame External Walls Quelle: Michael Paula


In this learning unit we show you the possibilities of external insulation combined with different wall structures. Various types of structure and areas of application are shown and practical tips for selecting appropriate insulation materials, for installation and the physics of buildings are given. Planning criteria and feasible insulation standards are described. An important section deals with quality assurance regarding airtightness and minimizing thermal bridging.


On completing this unit students are able to …

  • list components of different systems for non-frame external wall insulation
  • compare different insulation systems for non-frame external walls
  • present solutions for difficult parts of insulation systems
  • describe how various non-frame external wall structures are made up
  • evaluate wall insulation systems with respect to their advantages and disadvantages
  • apply quality criteria to insulation systems