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Modification of EMMEDUE M2 Building System

Saeed Ahmed Alsheikh

Abstract


Structural Insulated Panel Building Systems are one of the newest building systems available in today’s building materials market. Despite of its limitation of having wide span openings it is considered to be the easiest way to construct economic house units [1],[2].The Emmedue M2 Building System consists of two types: floor panel and wall panel.The use of EMMEDUE panels allows the construction of less energy-greedy buildings, ensuring higher energy efficiency and thereby energy savings up to 80% throughout its life cycle [3].This paper compares between three wall bearing systems and three slab systems showing their fulfillment to mechanical requirements in the Egyptian Specifications [4][5].


Keywords


emmedue M2; panel; polystyrene; wall bearing

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