img(height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=2939831959404383&ev=PageView&noscript=1")

Specifying thermally broken steel lintels for residential projects

Catnic's product suits cavities from 90 to 165mm and is the only lintel to guarantee linear thermal transmittance of 0.05 W/mK or less. See below to download the whitepaper

In association with
Catnic thermally broken lintels: Providing a complete thermal break between inner and outer leafs with no brackets for outstanding thermal performance.
Catnic thermally broken lintels: Providing a complete thermal break between inner and outer leafs with no brackets for outstanding thermal performance.

A thermally broken lintel is designed so that the steel body of the lintel is not continuous. The conduction of heat energy through the metal component is virtually eliminated before it can bypass the wall’s insulation layer.

The thermal bridging effect of the lintel specifically, and the window head detail more generally, is significantly reduced.

One-piece lintels are the favoured solution for structural support over openings for masonry cavity walls. The lintels are designed and manufactured to help ensure new dwellings meet or exceed the minimum standards for relevant requirements of Part L of the building regulations.

To find out about how Catnic’s thermally broken lintel helps when designing for building compliance, as well as achieving structural stability and creating healthier and more sustainable indoor environments, download the free whitepaper ‘Specifying thermally broken steel lintels for residential construction’.

Catnic is a Tata Steel Enterprise and is the leading UK manufacturer of steel construction products for the residential sector. Based in Caerphilly, Catnic brought the original steel lintel to the construction industry in 1969.

  • Catnic thermally broken lintels are designed specifically for the residential sector. Standard, heavy and extra heavy duty performance options are available.
    Catnic thermally broken lintels are designed specifically for the residential sector. Standard, heavy and extra heavy duty performance options are available.
  • Replacing traditional steel lintels with Catnic thermally broken versions can reduce heat loss through window head details by up to 96 per cent.
    Replacing traditional steel lintels with Catnic thermally broken versions can reduce heat loss through window head details by up to 96 per cent.
12

For more information and technical support, visit catnic.com

 

Contact:

029 2033 7900

catnic.sales@tatasteeleurope.com


 

Latest

Join us for this RIBA Journal PiP Housing & Residential Developments Webinar on 1st February

Find the contest that will test your creativity and get your practice noticed, from small-scale ideas projects and single design opportunities to multidisciplinary masterplanning and landmark commissions

Which of these contests will test your creativity and get your practice noticed?

For Maich Swift, building a house on Wales’ beautiful Gower coast required not just a sensitive design but planning finesse too. But the effort launched the practice

Maich Swift designs right down to detail at Rhossili bay house

In the first of a new series on the diverse collaborators with whom architects work to bring projects to life, Groupwork chairman Amin Taha opens his contacts book

Who helps Groupwork conceive and create its buildings?

Identity dominated discussions by the latest cohort of RIBAJ Rising Stars as they grappled with the tensions between serving society’s most vulnerable, the technical implementation of climate action and the demands of today’s business world

Identity dominated discussions at the Rising Stars roundtable