Eco-Friendly Homes

At PJD Construction we are keen to use ecologically friendly building processess where feasable and we have considerable experience in this rapidly growing area of construction. Working in conjunction with leading manufacturer NUDURA we can help you build a structure that will be both aestetically pleasing, durable and highly energy efficient.

BUILDING WITH NUDURA INSULATING CONCRETE FORMS
Building with NUDURA Insulating Concrete Forms offer superior benefits while allowing you to finish your home just like you would with traditional building methods. When building with insulating concrete forms a lot of common questions arise about the type of residence that can be built. NUDURA Insulating Concrete Forms offer virtually limitless design capabilities. The Insulating Concrete Form line of products from NUDURA allow you to build your home to any shape or size and allow the application of any interior or exterior finish desire.

With a NUDURA Insulating Concrete Form home your exterior finish options are virtually limitless:

  • Render
  • Stone
  • Brick
  • Timber
  • Combination finishes

The look of your home on the inside is just as important as it is outside. NUDURA forms allow you to finish the interior of your home just like you would with traditional building methods. Insulating Concrete Forms from NUDURA provide a unique fastening strip, which allow for interior and exterior finishes to be applied easily.


BUILDING DESIGN FOR INSULATING CONCRETE FORM HOMES

NUDURA offers you and your design professional limitless design capabilities when designing your next home. Innovative architectural shapes are easily achieved with NUDURA Insulating Concrete Forms. A variety of shapes are available from NUDURA to meet any building requirement, Straight (Standard Forms) Factory custom cut radius forms, 45° and 90° forms allow you to live in the type of concrete home you have always dreamed about.

ECO-FRIENDLY BUILDING – INSULATING CONCRETE FORMWORK

The combination of rising energy requirements and rising fuel costs, mean that we need to make the most of building technology to heat and cool our homes.  This requires a whole building approach to design, which doesn’t have to be complicated. NUDURA Insulating concrete formwork is an energy efficient construction material that provides maximum comfort and energy solutions for your entire home. NUDURA energy efficient construction materials provide up to substantial energy savings compared to traditional building methods.

 


NUDURA Insulating Concrete formwork easily exceeds energy efficiency requirements for part L of the UK building regulations. The EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) insulation combined with Concrete provide a building system that reduces CO2 emissions. NUDURA Insulating Concrete Formwork can offer minimum levels as low as U 0.11, which meets and exceeds Code for Sustainable homes of level 5 and 6 and Passivhaus.

Insulating Concrete Formwork from NUDURA will benefit you and your family:

    • RECYCLED MATERIALS – The NUDURA unique folding web design is manufactured from 100% recycled polypropylene and steel
    • BUILDING DURABILITY – NUDURA® Forms offer a structure built out of Concrete, one of the most durable building materials which result in buildings that stand the test of time.
    • WASTE REDUCTION – NUDURA Insulated Concrete Form technologically form design creates less waste during the construction process, sending less waste to our landfills.
    • MOLD RESISTANT – NUDURA Forms have been laboratory tested and will not support mould growth.
    • ENERGY PERFORMANCE – NUDURA® Forms combined with other energy efficient construction methods significantly reduce the amount of carbon emissions
    • IMPROVED INDOOR AIR QUALITY – NUDURA Insulated Concrete Forms eliminate air gaps, minimizing the potential formation of mould growth and draft paths. The end result is an airtight structure that enables building mechanical systems to heat, cool and ventilate the structure more efficiently, creating a healthier living and working environment for building occupants.
    • AIR PERMEABILITY – NUDURA homes have tested below 1 m3/h.m2