WHAT ARE MODULAR HOUSES?
- Modular houses are manufactured in the factory and consist of modules - repeatable sections. Modular houses are built in the factory by assembling materials together into one element that can be combined with another module home element model, creating multiple modular home spaces and more complex designs. The modular house consists of a floor, walls, roof, which are joined together and finished at the factory.
- The modular house is transported to the construction site, where the construction of the building requires the help of a construction faucet and the last assembly works are done. The modular house is transported by a lorry to construction sites, and the construction process on site is minimized due to the completed work of modular houses. This in turn reduces the potential impact of the weather conditions compared to the on-site construction process. Connecting a modular home can take from a few hours to a few days. The result is a high-quality, sealed and energy-efficient modular house.
- The modular house combination variations are endless, e.g. putting one row in the same row, side by side, etc.
Modular houses advantages:
- Low Construction Costs. The main advantage of a modular home is that construction requires less money than brick or other construction houses. Thanks to the modular houses being light but at the same time very durable, it is not necessary to build the foundation from massive and expensive materials.
- Also, you do not need to invest large amounts of money in the interior finishing of your home, because the walls and ceilings of our homes are already made of beams or finishing boards, which only need to be painted. The modular houses are industrial completion rate contributes to reducing work, job monitoring and financial resources. The modular design features ensure that floors, walls, roofs, rafters and ceilings can be combined at the same time as a whole form. This, of course, cannot be started on a full-cycle construction site - for example, it is not possible to put the roof rafters before the finished load-bearing walls. Thus, the manufacturing process for modular houses comparing the modular house with the construction of a wooden frame on the square is reduced by half.
- Modular houses can be "built" in remote areas where the cost of a home construction would be higher due to transport costs. Likewise, a modular house is advantageous in those cases where a shelter suitable for living is required very quickly.
- Quick installation and return on investment: The modular house's industrial completion level contributes to reducing work, job monitoring, and financial resources. Features of the modular house ensures that floor, walls, roof, rafters and ceilings can be produced at the same time, which are combined together as one whole form. This, of course, cannot be started on a full-cycle construction site - for example, it is not possible to put the roof rafters before the finished load-bearing walls. Thereby, the manufacturing process for modular houses comparing the modular house with the construction of a wooden frame on the square is reduced by half.
- Energy Efficiency: None of the building materials like brick or concrete in terms of energy efficiency is comparable to wood. Thanks to our construction technology, insulation materials, the house can be warmed up faster in winter and keeps the heat longer. In the summer, however, the premises are kept cool, because our thick external walls do not heat up from the heat of the sun. Wooden modular houses allow a significant reduction in heating costs, as well as comfort in the home. For our modular homes, the heating rate does not exceed 20-49 kWh per 1m2 per year.
- Flexibility: interior design, roof slopes, ceiling heights, exterior wall and interior wall design can differ depending on customer preferences and needs. There is no standard included.
- The efficient use of materials in the production process ensures low waste. When building a modular house, the amount of materials required, the size and number of materials provided by modular home projects are known.
- Quality: As each modular home module is transported separately to a construction site, it must meet the transportation and installation requirements as a whole. Because each module is durable itself, the set of modules is stronger than a fully built-in site.
- Modular house improved air quality: Moisture levels in structures directly affect air quality in new buildings. Since modules are manufactured industrially using dry, appropriate materials and the environment cannot be influenced by them, modular home constructions maintain a minimal, permissible humidity level.
WHAT IS ENERGY EFFIECIENCY?
- The building's energy efficiency is the amount of heat and electricity that provides the process of living (heating, ventilation, lighting, hot water, etc.) in the building.
- Energy efficiency is the ratio between the product or service obtained and the energy consumed. The essence of energy efficiency improvement is to reduce the amount of energy consumed in the production of goods and services without reducing their quality. Energy-efficient solutions allow manufacturers to decrease product costs and save the society from the large expenses of the services they receive.
We use ECO wool for insulation of our home.
- ECO Wool is surprisingly effective, high quality and ecological heat insulation material. Eco-wool is made from cellulose fiber (81% sorted waste paper) and natural salt admixtures (12% flame retardant and 7% antiseptic). ECO Wool is a harmless material used for insulation of residential, public and industrial buildings as well as in renovated buildings and new projects. Ecowool has been used in the US, Canada, Finland and other countries of the world for more than 70 years.
- The technical characteristics of the eco-wool - heat control, air permeability, moisture resistance, sound insulation and fire safety - surpass all the traditional thermal insulation materials!
- ECO Wool is a very effective thermal insulation. Thermal conductivity coefficient λ=0,039W/mK. It cases the house, blocking air leaks that lead to heat loss. Ecowool creates a dense, non-seam filling, evenly spreads even in narrow and hard-to-reach building structures (e.g. near pipes and wires). Its thermal insulation properties are even slightly higher than those of stone wool or glass wool.
- Due to the density of the material, the Ecowool has a low air permeability of 80-120 x 10m3 (30.6-40.0 kg / m3). During the ECO Wool process, the material contains numerous small, closed air pockets that effectively slow down the air movement.
- Thanks to the ECO Wool complete set of technical properties and its flame retardant, ECO Wool meets the fire safety class B1 (blazing hard). Under the influence of open flame, the fire retardant releases crystalline water, which dampens the flame and reduces the amount of oxygen, so the eco-wool becomes fire-resistant, preventing the fire from spreading, while protecting the building's wooden constructions. It is also important that during the fire the ECO Wool does not release substances harmful to human health.
- Moisture control. In winter, outdoor air temperatures are low and there is less water vapor than indoor air. The vapors that occur indoors as a result of human life's activity are moving to the coldest side of the wall, thus trying to level the vapor concentration in the air. If vapors can escape freely through the walls, the wall will not get wet, but if the vapor is blown away by the water vapor-tight layer, moisture will condense inside the wall and moisten the wall. ECO Wool insulated constructions are protected from rotting and harmful fungi. Thermal insulation ECO Wool provides a healthy microclimate indoors and allows your home to breathe.
Insulation ECO Wool thermal conductivity λ = 0.039 W/mK.
(for comparison: λ for mineral wool up to 0.042 W/mК).
ECO Wool insulation at 15 cm thickness is equivalent to:
- 18 cm mineral wool
- 46 cm aerated concrete,
- 50 cm wood logs
- 35 cc expanded clay,
- 146 сm for brickwork.
- At a time of rising energy prices, ECO Wool is an excellent choice for thermal insulation to reduce your winter heating and conditioning costs in the summer.
- ECO Wool and its perfect installation will significantly reduce the cost of repairing if you want to insulate it behind the plaster without removing it, as well as avoiding the inadequate cutting of traditional thermal insulation materials.
- By using ECO Wool in the construction process you will save time, resources for the workforce, as well as the cost of the thermal insulation material, because there are no surpluses in the process of ecowooling so there is no waste collection costs.
Healthy and natural:
- ECO Wool is a safe and environmentally friendly thermal insulation material! It is not harmful to the production process, nor does it work in your house. The energy used in the production process of ecowool is significantly less than that of traditional insulation materials.
Choosing the safest insulation material:
- ECO Wool is the choice of safe thermal insulation material. In case of fire, ECO Wool does not burn or melt, but prevents the spread of flames, thus giving time to fire and to save the people and building!
- When eco soaked, it dries without losing its properties.
- Ecovate will protect your house and its wooden constructions from decay, fungi, insects and rodents.
- Video material showing how safe is EKOwool
Not living insects
Non-flammable, flame retardant
Effective thermal insulator