Due to their good diffusion properties
, their high bending strength, their excellent price-performance ratio and their natural composition reed panels are perfectly suitable for the insulation of buildings.
Reed insulation panels combined with clay have proven their worth over the years as an insulation on top of the rafters. Thanks to their coarse texture the reed insulation panels can serve as a plaster base at the same time.
This building, built in the 1930s had been a “pure” timbered house until its destruction in World War II. The parts of the building which were destroyed have been rebuilt in double-shell masonry.
The renovation tried to focus on ecological aspects as well as on building biology. This was the reason for the particular use of the ecological building materials clay and reed.
The insulation on top of the rafters can be fitted in three steps: