|RE: Foam core structural bldg panels||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Mark Frauenglass (WORKGROUP/MAILDATA/Mark%Acquilano_Leslie_Inc+pmcimail.com)|
|Date: Tue, 7 Nov 1995 10:01:36 -0600|
>Marty Roberts, Jewell Hill LLC > >P.S. I'd still love to hear from someone who's actually built or seen one of >these homes. Foam core panels go up quickly and can be done easily by do-it-yourselfers. Harry, we haven't heard your thoughts on panelized building, where are you? The floor and roof systems can be integrated as well. It's really neat when the whole roof arrives in a dozen 30' long panels and you set it and dry sheet the whole thing in an afternoon. Electrical is a piece of cake - the panels I've experienced come with built-in raceways. Two or three stories are no problem, as well as incorporation of unique architectural features eg. long solar shading overhangs or round windows or vaulted spaces. Stucco the outside with a synthetic maintenance free stucco system and spend your money on nice thermal mass INSIDE like mossrock veneer or recycled brick or stone flooring. Panelized systems are now popular enough that they are manufactured regionally - check with your local lumber store. No need to ship cross-country. Mark Frauenglass Highline Crossing - conventionally framed 6" exterior walls, couldn't afford spray in cellulose, floors and roofs out of TJI's. Within our lifetimes all studs will be manufactured and dimensional lumber will be a thing of the past.
Foam core structural bldg panels MartyR707, November 6 1995
- RE: Foam core structural bldg panels Mark Frauenglass, November 7 1995
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