cavity wall


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cavity wall

n
(Building) a wall that consists of two separate walls, joined by wall-ties, with an airspace between them
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Noun1.cavity wall - a wall formed of two thicknesses of masonry with a space between them
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
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Translations

cavity wall

nHohlwand f; cavity wall insulationSchaumisolierung f
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If every UK household suitable for cavity wall insulation installed it, a saving of four million tonnes of CO2 every year could be made.
FACT: Installing cavity wall insulation will save energy, money and help the environment.
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CAVITY WALL INSULATION, YOU WILL NEED: The property to have been built between 1932 and 1982.
EVERYONE'S careful about saving money these days, so why not take advantage of our brilliant Scottish Gas offer of FREE loft and cavity wall insulation?
BEFORE you even consider having cavity wall insulation fitted, you do, of course, need to know whether your home has external cavity walls.
If every UK household suitable for cavity wall insulation installed it, a saving of 4 million tonnes of CO every year could be made - a decrease in 550kg of CO per household.
Age Cymru Enterprises is providing cavity wall insulation for pounds 49 and loft insulation for pounds 49 for people aged 60 to 69 who are eligible.
Councillors in Kenton have pledged money from their ward budget to make cavity wall insulation free to all homes in the area.
The organisation has recently been made aware of bogus callers operating in the North Yorkshire area, claiming to be able to offer subsidised cavity wall and loft insulation and has now sent out a general warning to anyone who is approached by a doorstep assessor.
The initiative will see the council helping homeowners make their homes more energy efficient, from cavity wall and loft insulation to new heating systems.
In fact, according to figures from the Energy Saving Trust, the average home could save as much as PS140 a year with cavity wall insulation, and up to PS180 with loft insulation - which is no small amount, especially now with Christmas coming up.
A CAT had an eventful trip to the bathroom - after getting stuck in a cavity wall behind a bath.