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Benefits Of Porotherm

Why Porotherm?

  • FAST - speed of construction up to 10m² per man per hour
  • DRY - approx 95% less water than traditional masonry
  • EFFICIENT - excellent thermal mass and acoustic performance
  • STRONG - typical block strength 10N/mm²

Key Benefits

  • Proven in Europe over 30 years
  • Satisfies UK Building Regulations
  • Replaces concrete blocks, timber and light steel frames
  • Outstanding thermal insulation and vapour permeability
  • Thermal mass minimum 96kg/m2
  • Precision ground/planed blocks mean 1mm bed joints
  • Environmentally friendly and sustainable
  • Outstanding fire protection
  • Low life cycle costs
  • Faster construction, earlier completion
  • Virtually dry-fix approx 95% less water than traditional masonry
  • Fast setting joints mean virtually unrestricted build heights
  • Little need for movement joints to restrict shrinkage and cracking
  • Low weather dependency
  • Complete system plus prefabricated wall panels
  • Porotherm blocks comply with BS EN 771-1:2003