The Naked House is one of the most impressive features at the Build It Live shows. A section of a real house is built in the exhibition hall, so that the building materials can be observed as they would be in a real build project. This is a rare opportunity to see how a new build home could look at ‘first fix’ and also to see how various building products work together.
The Naked House presents various building products, including Insulated Concrete Formwork (ICF), exterior finishes, underfloor heating, doors and windows, floor joists and roof trusses.
Naked House Bicester contributors:
Insulated Concrete Formwork
In the Naked House at Bicester, see first hand the merit of NUDURA Insulated Concrete Formwork, and how it interacts with all other components required to build a property. NUDURA is supplied by ICF Supplies Ltd and ICF Southern. The insulation performance of NUDURA walls greatly reduces the running costs by up to 70% of any completed building. The construction process reduces waste and significantly reduces the duration of time required to complete a project.
Render & Exterior Finishes
In the Naked House at Bicester, render and exterior finishes will be provided by Parex Façade Systems, the European leaders in Renders and External Wall Insulation (EWI) solutions for retro-fit and new build. The company’s portfolio includes a complete range of through-coloured mineral and acrylic renders together with a wide range of base coats, specialist renders and accessories. It also offers a range of dash products and insulated brick slip systems .
DWB Timber Engineering supply Quality Assured and PEFC certified engineered timber products to the building industry. Founded in 1986, it has an enviable reputation for its Roof Trusses, Posi-Joists, feature trusses and laminated beams. All DWB’s trusses & Posi-Joists conform to and are supplied with PEFC chain of custody certification. This means that the structural timber used is never from a prohibited species or an illegal source. What’s more the timber DWB use comes from sustainable managed forests and is both recyclable and biodegradable. See DWB’s range of top quality roof trusses and posi-joists in the Naked House at Bicester.