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Ravatherm XPS X specified for Glatthaar’s Aquasafe energy efficient basements

July 10th 2020


Ravago Building Solution’s new high-performance extruded polystyrene (XPS) thermal insulation boards are being used in the construction of Glatthaars‘ Aquasafe basements in Hertfordshire. Glatthaar, specialises in pre-fabricated basements, and used 1500m2 of Ravatherm XPS X 700 SL in the creation of two double lower level constructions incorporating four individual basement units.




Ravatherm XPS X 700 SL is designed for the thermal insulation of basement floors, car park decks, swimming pools and cold store facilities. It has a declared lambda of 0.031 (< 60mm) or 0.032 (> 60mm). The new Ravatherm XPS X range of insulation boards offers a 16% improvement in thermal performance compared to its predecessor for basement and flooring applications. It is available in 50mm and 100mm thicknesses with a shiplap edge profile.

Natalie Sutton, Account Manager, Ravago Building Solutions, said: “Our range of high performance XPS insulation offers exceptional thermal performance. Ravatherm XPS X 700 SL combines high compressive strength, low moisture uptake and exceptional lambda values into a product ideally suited for a range of applications including basements.”

Anthony Spinney at Glatthaar, said: “Glatthaar is committed to delivering excellence for our customers and we are keen to raise standards for thermal performance, efficiency and sustainability on all of our projects. We are continually embracing innovative new products which to help us achieve our goals. Our partnership with Ravago Building Solutions on this project has been fantastic and we have found Ravatherm XPS X 700 SL to be an excellent product to work with.”