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Peace of mind is crucial when it comes to your choice of building materials. This new home features the Celcrete 50mm panel system, which is a well-insulated, economical and lightweight alternative to concrete
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View of the entrance way of this modern home

Everyone planning a new home project today is taking an extra-close look at the benefits of different building materials for good reason. Durability and cost effectiveness have become key concerns.

This new holiday home, designed by Creative Arch, was built using the Celcrete 50mm panel system. This system marries autoclaved, aerated concrete a proven masonry material with lightweight timber framing and reinforced plaster.


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Exterior view of the decking area

Although it is manufactured from sand, lime and cement, Celcrete is about one-fifth the weight of standard concrete. It is therefore less costly, making a masonry construction more affordable. The light weight also means Celcrete can be used in areas where weight is a key consideration.

Another benefit is insulation the aeration process ensures Celcrete has extra-high thermal and sound insulation and absorption. It is also fire and pest resistant, and will not rot.

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Evening view of contemporary home with gardens, exterior lighting

Celcrete 50mm panels are fixed to the timber wall framing using a timber batten tie that creates a 40mm cavity. Celcrete also supplies solid block, fencing and floor systems.

For further information, contact Celcrete Ltd, 81 Maleme St, Tauranga 3112, phone 0508 Celcrete (235 2738), fax (07) 579 5299. Email: celcrete@xtra.co.nz. Or visit the website: www.celcrete.net.

Aug 10, 2010
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