1. 1 150mm or 225mm prestressed beam
  2. 2 100mm deep building block infill
  3. 3 Split course block
  4. 4 Damp-proof course
  5. 5 Insulation (if required)
  6. 6 Membrane (if required)
  7. 7 Air vents
  8. 8 Finish screed/concrete topping to architect's specification

Beam and Block components

The system is quick, easy and economical to install and offers numerous advantages including improved acoustic performance and fire resistance.

Particularly suitable on intermediate floors for houses, where sound reduction, fire resistance and thermal mass are amongst its key benefits.

The system consists of inverted ‘T’ beams with either lightweight aircrete (Thermalite) or dense and medium dense aggregate block infill.

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