Tilt-Up for Educational Buildings. A Challenge or Opportunity?

Tilt-Up for Educational Buildings. A Challenge or Opportunity?

When the school bell rang at Ottawa’s Broadview Public School in September 2016, it signaled the beginning of a new year in a brand-new building.

While students and teachers marveled at their school’s eye-catching exterior, wide corridors, and sun-filled common areas, they were probably unaware that the project was completed using tilt-up construction.
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A Look at Energy Efficient Concrete Tilt-up Buildings

One of the largest contributors to energy waste in a building is heat loss or gain through walls, roofs, doors and windows. The energy efficiency of the building envelope is a major consideration in an analysis of it’s lifecycle costs. The mass of an internally insulated concrete tilt-up wall panel makes it a significant thermal reservoir having the ability to store a large amount of heat energy.
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