Is Hebel autoclaved aerated concrete?
Hebel is Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) an amazingly innovative building material that has been used in Europe for over 70 years and in New Zealand for over 20 years.
Can Hebel be waterproofed?
Waterproofing Hebel is absolutely critical. Maxseal coatings produce a decorative waterproof finish on AAC. DIY or a professional can produce the desired effects.
Is aerated concrete lightweight?
Autoclaved aerated concrete blocks are the lightweight block materials made by proportioning calcareous materials (cement and lime), siliceous materials (sand, slag and fly ash) and air entraining admixture (aluminum powder), and then mixing, casting, gas-developing, cutting and autoclaving them.
Can Hebel be recycled?
Like brickwork, Hebel is also environmentally friendly, and any waste generated during the manufacturing process is recycled.
Is building with Hebel cheaper?
The Hebel external wall system is a much more efficient and cheaper alternative to traditional rendered and painted masonry. Its speedy installation, reduced construction time, good thermal properties, and easy maintenance are a must for your next build.
Is Hebel expensive?
Supplying and installing a single-storey 20-square home with brick can cost anywhere from $12,000 to $15,000, whereas an equivalent Hebel installation can range from $9,000 to $11,000*.
Is Hebel cheaper than brick?
If budgeting is a priority, it is also worth noting that brick is typically more expensive than Hebel. Supplying and installing a single-storey 20-square home with brick can cost anywhere from $12,000 to $15,000, whereas an equivalent Hebel installation can range from $9,000 to $11,000*.
What is the R value of aerated concrete?
‘ R-value for the AAC unit wall is 8.34-hft2F/Btu. For a set of typical wall details, the overall wall R-value of the AAC wall system is 7.13- hft2F/Btu.
Does Hebel burn?
Why choose Hebel? With exceptional fire properties, Hebel is non-combustible and won’t explode – even under extreme heat. It is versatile making it suitable for a range of building applications on properties within the bushfire prone areas.
Is Hebel PowerFloor worth it?
The overall look is very smooth, smart, and stylish while providing a solid surface to walk on. The hardy construction also ensures longevity, so it’s an investment worth making. – Dense and resilient: The Hebel PowerFloor system is incredibly resilient. Each panel is 75mm thick, 600mm wide and 1800 long.