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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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cavity wall

nHohlwand f; cavity wall insulationSchaumisolierung f
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Cavity walls Heat will always flow from a warm area to a cold one, so the colder it is outside, the faster heat from your home will escape.
If your home was constructed in the last decade or so, it should have been built with external wall insulation, but most of us live in older properties, some of which have cavity walls and some don't.
Cavity walls over time evolved into two equal load bearing layers tied together structurally.
1 MILLIONS of homes in the UK have cavity walls, exterior walls with a gap in the middle that can be filled with insulation.
Chartered surveyor Graham Ellis, RICS associate director residential, said: "A third of the heat in a non-insulated home is lost through the walls, and a property which has cavity walls with little or no insulation can cost an extra PS140 to run each year.
More than nine million lofts and almost eight million cavity walls have inadequate or no insulation, yet loft insulation can chop up to pounds 175 off heating bills and cavity wall insulation pounds 135 each year.
Save money with loft and cavity wall insulation By having insulation installed into your cavity walls you could save up to pounds 135 a year in the average home.
MILLIONS of UK homes have unfilled cavity walls, and a way to cut heating bills and reduce CO2 emissions is to have insulated.
The house was of brick construction with cavity walls up to the gutter level; above gutter level the gable ends were 9in thick without a cavity.
Getting the recommended amount of loft insulation (11 inches) and having cavity walls insulated costs around Au500 for the average home but can save Au160 on heating bills each year, the department said.
Aim: This was to evaluate the effect of different thicknesses of cavity walls on fracture strength of pulpotomized primary molar teeth with class II amalgam restorations.