Touchwood Homes

Foundation Systems

Touchwood Homes foundation solutions

To complement the air-tight well insulated structure of your home, it is vital that the building’s foundations are laid to minimalise thermal bridging from the grounds surface and so compromise the overall efficiency of the home.

We offer two main solutions to foundation detail, the choice of which being dependent on the soil type of the build site, the Touchwood strip foundations system and the Insulated Raft foundation system.

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Strip Foundations

Our Touchwood Homes Strip Foundation detail uses conventional building methods to create a thermal-bridge free foundation system which can be built by your local diligent groundworks contractor. In order to achieve the enhanced performance required for an energy efficient home, our simple solution to prevent the thermal-bridging from the outside is to add a 150-100mm polystyrene …

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