Terraced houses in the Fishwick estate were deemed not fit for purpose as they had damp issues due to insufficient ventilation, poor thermal performance along with damaged and dated exterior due to long term exposure to the North West elements. Preston City Council, backed by The NEA (National Energy Action) charity which stepped in to fund the installation of mechanical ventilation and replacement EWI, tasked K Systems with transforming the entire housing estate and improving the living conditions for all residents. The high performing K Systems E External Wall Insulation (EWI) system was installed based on the expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulating panels which are extremely light-weight, flexible and easy to install. For the finish, Silicone Thin Coat render was specified.
You can download the Fishwick Housing case study for more detail.
An EWI system generating exceptional performance and provides the highest of levels of fire resistance and non-combustibility.
Exicco is an external wall insulation system that is suitable for steel and timber framed buildings.