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Rigid insulation doubles as ceiling

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To facilitate a comfortable interior for gym members in the brand new Planet Fitness Megaclub in The Club precinct in Hazelwood, Pretoria, architect Tony Hofman specified a rigid insulation board that could double up as ceiling face. “Rigifoam’s 80mm LAMBDABOARD® was selected for its good insulation properties and the fact that the rigid board can be installed to serve as a ceiling,” Hofman says. Planet Fitness is situated in Die Klubhuis, also the new home of property developer, Atterbury, and features a running track along the perimeter of the entire building. In the gym portion of the building, Cladco installed Rigifoam’s 80mm LAMBDABOARD between purlins under the sheeting with the services suspended below it. To blend with the interior look of the rest of the gym, the board was painted black.

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RATIONAL DESIGN LEADS TO COST SAVING ON REFURBISHMENT

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Not only did a rational design approach dictate a significant saving on the amount of insulation required for East Point, but in doing so, it enabled the developer and owner, SA Corporate Real Estate Fund, to direct capital expenditure to other areas where it made a bigger difference in getting the best energy return for the whole building.

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