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Six Reasons Why Bautex Is a Better Wall

The mod­ern con­struc­tion indus­try is evolv­ing at a faster and faster pace. Struc­tur­al integri­ty has been and always will be an impor­tant con­sid­er­a­tion, but archi­tects, own­ers and con­trac­tors are now look­ing for ways to elim­i­nate com­pli­ca­tions from the con­struc­tion process. And who can blame them? Try­ing to adapt tra­di­tion­al wall con­struc­tion meth­ods to meet the lat­est codes can come with its share of com­pli­ca­tions, adding costs, time and increased chance for errors.

As the first new idea in wall struc­tures to be devel­oped in over fifty years, the Bau­tex wall sys­tem is tru­ly inno­v­a­tive. Here are six of the rea­sons more and more archi­tects, own­ers and con­trac­tors are con­sid­er­ing the Bau­tex wall sys­tem for their one- to three-sto­ry build­ings.

1. Simplicity

Min­i­mal­ism is one of the most pop­u­lar prin­ci­ples in con­struc­tion. Rather than mak­ing build­ings more com­pli­cat­ed, the goal is to achieve supe­ri­or per­for­mance with few­er rather than more prod­ucts and sys­tems. Sim­pli­fy­ing a build­ing reduces con­struc­tion time and costs while also reduc­ing the chances for con­struc­tion errors.

Own­ers also like the reduced main­te­nance costs and improved long-term reli­a­bil­i­ty that comes with sim­pli­fied con­struc­tion.

The Bau­tex wall sys­tem can be built up to twice as fast as tra­di­tion­al wall struc­tures with one trade and one sys­tem.

2. Energy Efficiency

Con­stant­ly improv­ing ener­gy effi­cien­cy is a key issue in the con­struc­tion indus­try. One of the lat­est improve­ments is the use of con­tin­u­ous insu­la­tion. Achiev­ing this with tra­di­tion­al wall sys­tems requires addi­tion­al lay­ers of insu­la­tion prod­ucts and con­struc­tion time. The Bau­tex wall sys­tem, on the oth­er hand, incor­po­rates con­tin­u­ous insu­la­tion, elim­i­nat­ing the need for added prod­ucts and instal­la­tion time. The Bau­tex wall sys­tem also meets or exceeds the lat­est build­ing codes.

3. Fire resistance

Every build­ing faces the pos­si­bil­i­ty of a fire break­ing out. The dan­ger is espe­cial­ly high in facil­i­ties that con­tain flam­ma­ble mate­ri­als. Address­ing issues relat­ed to the risk posed by fire remains a major safe­ty con­cern. One of the key ways to mit­i­gate this haz­ard is to use fire-resis­tant con­struc­tion mate­ri­als. Achiev­ing fire resis­tance in build­ing com­po­nents has been a major chal­lenge in the past, main­ly because most fire-resis­tant mate­ri­als were not known for their excel­lent ther­mal insu­la­tion prop­er­ties. The Bau­tex wall sys­tem uses pro­pri­etary tech­nol­o­gy that com­bines remark­able insu­la­tion prop­er­ties with 4-hour fire rat­ing.

4. Sustainable Technology

Sus­tain­abil­i­ty has been a buzz­word for a while now in near­ly all indus­tries. The need for tech­nolo­gies that sat­is­fy our cur­rent needs with­out com­pro­mis­ing resources for future gen­er­a­tions has nev­er been more urgent. In the con­struc­tion sec­tor, the most direct approach to sus­tain­abil­i­ty is the use of mate­ri­als that are not extract­ed from our fast reced­ing forests. Sus­tain­able build­ing mate­ri­als are free from any tox­ic mate­r­i­al such as volatile organ­ic com­pounds, mold spores and car­cino­gens. Sus­tain­abil­i­ty also means using ener­gy-effi­cient build­ing com­po­nents that you can recy­cle, among oth­er fac­tors. The Bau­tex wall solu­tion neat­ly fits into the sus­tain­abil­i­ty pro­file, espe­cial­ly when it comes to ener­gy effi­cien­cy.

5. Durability

Build­ings are usu­al­ly con­struct­ed to last for a long time. They should with­stand the ele­ments as well as poten­tial extreme weath­er events and nat­ur­al dis­as­ters. The Bau­tex wall sys­tem fea­tures a bar­ri­er that pre­vents both liq­uid air and mois­ture pen­e­tra­tion – two fac­tors which are the lead­ing caus­es of grad­ual struc­tur­al degra­da­tion and ulti­mate destruc­tion over time. The Bau­tex com­pos­ite, of nat­u­ral­ly weath­er-resis­tant con­crete and rot/rust-proof foam, brings a more durable build­ing mate­r­i­al to the world of con­struc­tion that out­per­forms today’s con­ven­tion­al wall sys­tems.

6. Superior Acoustics and Aesthetics

The Bau­tex wall sys­tem has inher­ent sound proof­ing qual­i­ties. This is an impor­tant issue in any build­ing con­struc­tion as it direct­ly relates to main­tain­ing pri­va­cy and man­ag­ing noise lev­els. It, there­fore, elim­i­nates the need for addi­tion­al lay­ers of sound proof­ing mate­ri­als, result­ing in over­all cost sav­ings.

This allows build­ings to be built clos­er to nois­i­er loca­tions like high­ways, air­ports and rail­roads while giv­ing the build­ing occu­pants a more com­fort­able, qui­eter envi­ron­ment.

You can learn more about the inno­v­a­tive Bau­tex wall sys­tem here.