In recent years, particularly in central Texas, Tilt-Up wall construction has gained momentum in public school construction. Case in point is the Leander Independent School District, located northwest of Austin and in the southwest corner of Williamson County.
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Today’s educational facilities often serve as more than a place to teach future generations. They also act as a community meeting center, an icon of the community or even a shelter from a natural disaster.
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“What’s the R-value of a Tilt-Up concrete wall?”
The simple answer to the question is solid, Tilt-Up concrete panels have very little R-value (0.08per inch). In fact, concrete allows energy to flow through it roughly 60x faster than insulation. However, insulation can be added easily to any Tilt-Up panel.