Does timber offer a construction method that provides tangible benefits to make it a system of choice for the construction sector?
STEICOflex has the lowest thermal conductivity of all common natural insulating materials and is suitable for use as compartment insulation throughout the entire building. STEICOflex adapts seamlessly to the limiting building components and, like all STEICO wood fibre insulation materials, offers numerous advantages:
Like all wood products, STEICOflex stores CO2: up to 85 kg/m3. Since insulation materials are installed in relatively large volumes, this adds up to considerable amounts. The CO2 stored in this way remains in the atmosphere for a long time - and that is important for slowing down global warming.
The wood for all STEICO wood fibre insulating materials comes from forests close to the factory with sustainable, FSC® or PEFC-certified forestry. Fresh thinning and residual wood is used for STEICOflex.
With a specific heat capacity of 2100 J/(kg*K), wood fibre insulation offers the best heat protection of all common insulation materials. The heat of the day is buffered in the insulation material until the cooler evening hours. In the cool evening hours, the heat can be dissipated to the outside again.
Independent studies show that the days with unpleasantly high indoor temperatures can be almost halved by using wood fibre insulation materials.
So you can enjoy your home even in the hot season.
Like all STEICO wood fibre insulating materials, STEICOflex is also particularly open to diffusion and at the same time capable of sorption. This keeps the construction permanently dry and protected from mould and moisture damage.
STEICOflex makes an important contribution to noise protection. The high bulk density (volume weight) in combination with the unique fibre structure allow for high-performance sound insulation constructions.
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