The building envelope refers to the external walls, windows, roof and floor. A building's envelope, especially roofs and walls, contribute to as much as 28% and 45% of the energy loss in buildings. Good thermal insulation for the envelope is crucial to prevent heat from seeping in through the exterior of the building. Most buildings unfortunately don't offer adequate thermal insulation for the building envelope thereby enhancing its energy usage, carbon footprint and lifecycle costs.
Dr. Fixit, the construction and the waterproofing expert, announced the launch of building envelope solutions for roof and walls for better thermal insulation of the building. With this launch the brand aims to strengthen its low energy consumption system and spearhead the propagation of modern system solutions against conventional approach.
The comprehensive range of low energy consumption system solutions include Dr.Fixit LEC system, Dr.Fixit Blueseal system, and lightweight concrete under roofing solutions. For walls, the brand offers smart wall insulation finshing system (SIFS), external insulated finishing system (EIFS) and lightweight wall plaster. These systems enhance the building's lifecycle by providing better insulation and reducing the overall energy consumption and carbon footprint.
Dr. Sanjay Bahadur, Global CEO, Construction Chemical Division, Pidilite Industries, said: "Our endeavour has always been to delight stakeholders with innovative and relevant technology while also being true to the environment. With energy being in short supply across large parts of India, it is essential to create comprehensive solutions that are energy efficient and best suited for creating sustainable structures. Our aim to provide sustainable waterproofing and insulation solutions with zero maintenance."