Cavity wall


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cavity wall

[′kav·əd·ē ‚wȯl]
(building construction)
A wall constructed in two separate thicknesses with an air space between; provides thermal insulation. Also known as hollow wall.

Cavity wall

1. A wall assembly constructed of two wythes of masonry bonded with wall ties and separated by an air cavity, which is sometimes filled with insulation.
2. An exterior wall, usually of masonry, consisting of an outer course and an inner course separated by a continuous air space connected by metal ties.
See also: Wall

cavity wall, hollow masonry wall, hollow wall

cavity wall
An exterior wall, usually of masonry, consisting of an outer and inner withe separated by a continuous air space, but connected together by wire or sheet-metal ties. The dead air space provides improved thermal insulation.
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Reflecting increasing attitude towards energy conservation, the modern cavity wall was further enhanced in the 1980s as building regulations stipulated that all cavity walls should incorporate thermal insulation.
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Loft insulation could save households pounds 175 annually and cavity wall insulation pounds 135.
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If every household in the UK which could install cavity wall insulation did so, it would save around pounds 700 million a year.
Customers can have professionally installed cavity wall and loft insulation, the cost of which can be subsidised.