Architects & Engineers

Architects & Engineers

For architects and engineers, Build Homes Better's range of insulated concrete formwork systems for external walls and foundations offer a way to build sustainable and beautiful buildings that offer superior performance benefits.

versatile

Build Home Better’s range of concrete formwork systems allow for maximum design flexibility to bring your vision to life.

All our formworks can be cut to the shape or radius you specify, meaning ultimate flexibility of design.

sustainable

All Build Homes Better products are designed to be sustainable from start to finish.

Energy-efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable, choosing Build Homes Better products is a responsible choice for a Passivhaus, eco-friendly or net-zero building.

building code ready

With Build Homes Better products you can meet or exceed energy codes with advanced energy-efficient insulation that creates a comfortable environment for occupants.

Our products also enable you to achieve the high standards of Passivhaus.

unlimited finishes

BuildBetter Walling is ready to finish inside and out.

On the interior, wet plaster or plasterboard can be screwed directly against the wall and the exterior can be finished in a variety of ways including rendered, wood cladding, tile hanging, brick or stone finishes.

open-plan living

Open plan living with plenty of light is the dream for many home owners today. To achieve this light and spacious feel without any internal walls means can mean expensive steel frames are required to break up the span into smaller elements. But thanks  to the strength of BuildBetter Walling ( 5 times stronger than masonry ) steel posts can be eliminated and the floor loads easily supported without compromising thermal performance.

Superior Performance

BuildBetter Flooring

The BuildBetter Flooring system spreads the load of the building evenly across the footprint of the ground floor ensuring even ground pressure.

The insulating raft surrounds the part of the building touched by the ground and serves as a thermal-bridge free foundation.

Designed to support a load of 14tonnes/m2 means the BuildBetter Flooring rafts are strong enough to support a 3 storey construction with concrete walls and floors.

Certified by the Passive House Institute Darmstadt as component suitable for passive houses.

BuildBetter Walling

The continuous concrete core provides huge thermal stability and eliminates the need to design heating systems for peak demand.

We offer 7 thickness levels to match your thermal demands, allowing you to build to U values as low as 0.1w/m2k ( or lower), or a 0.17w/m2k in a finished wall 300mm thick. 

Services are easily and quickly installed in the EPS layer.

BuildBetter Walling ICF walls deliver all the strength and performance you would expect from structural concrete and compared to wood and masonry, are much better able to withstand climate extremes.

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BuildBetter Flooring

The ultimate foundation for insulated, energy efficient buildings. Perfect combined with BuildBetter Walling ICFs.

BuildBetter Walling

An Insulating Concrete Formwork (ICF) system that can be used to construct almost any kind of building.

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