A line drawing showing the components required to reduce termite risk. The floor slab and slab footing beam has slab edge insulation, which is then covered by termiticide vapour barrier that is continuous over the slab edge and underneath the wall. There is also sub-slab insulation. Where the wall sits on the slab, there is a 0.55 millimetre sheet of stainless steel weatherbreak and protection cover, which goes up in between the cladding and the insulated wall frame.
By now, it is most probably evident that we are in love with all natural and raw materials and finishes, and precast concrete is one of those materials we love to design and build with. Conventionally used for structural purposes,…Read more ›