Ecological Building Systems
Ecological Building Systems support the construction sector in the creation of a better built environment through the supply of innovative, sustainable, ecological building materials and solutions and deliver quality, affordable products and training.
Many of the products featured in this detail are available from Ecological Building Systems, and Ecological are on hand to provide expert technical advice when specifying and designing high performance buildings in terms of airtightness, windtightness and high levels of insulation.
Gutex, based in Germany, is a fourth generation family run company and leading manufacturer of woodfibre insulation boards. Gutex was the first in Europe to manufacture insulation boards from ecological wood fibre, incredibly this was in 1932. Testament to Gutex’s continuous innovation philosophy, they became the first manufacture to produce single-ply homogeneous wood fibreboard insulation using a low-energy dry process which allowed the production of thicker higher quality boards, providing superior thermal storage capacity.
Pro Clima provide intelligent sealing membranes for inside and outside, adhesives, adhesive tapes and specialist accessories.
The Pro Clima Intello system has been used on a wide variety of Passivhaus projects around the world that have exceeded Passivhaus standards. Pro Clima not only supply the only airtight system with BBA, NSAI & Passive House Certification, but it’s also the only airtightness system with tapes proven to have a life expectancy of at least 100 years, as verified by the University of Kassel in Germany.
Pro Clima’s core focus is not only to attain optimum levels of air and windtightness in buildings, but to combine this with the highest possible levels of safety against condensation and mould growth by utilising more breathable, diffusion open membranes and seals.