There are four variants for external walls made of clay blocks
The monolithic external wall
consists of just one wall construction material (other than plaster and mortar). Here, the POROTHORMclay blockfulfils the requirements forthermal insulation, sound insulation, fire protection and static as well as ensuring a pleasant indoor climate.
The cavity wall with facing bricks
This type of cavity wall is one of the most important external wall constructions in many European countries.
The logical separation of the external wall by function into:
allows the outstanding properties of the load-bearingclay blockwall and the facing bricks to be fully exploited.
The cavity wall with a plaster façade
In this type of cavity wall construction, the façade is not made of facing bricks, but of plastered 10 or 12 cm POROTHERM clay block.
The external wall with additional thermal insulation
An additional layer of thermal insulation is applied externally to a load-bearing POROTHERM clay block wall. In a construction with additional heat insulation, the POROTHERM clay block takes over not only the static functions, but also those of sound insulation and heat storage.