Your Building Explained: The box is just the beginning….
Walls, Floor and Roof:
Available in various thicknesses, SIP panels are made up of polyurethane foam and 2 layers of OSB (oriented strand board). During manufacturing, the polyurethane insulation is injected between 2 sheets of OSB leaving no scope for poor areas of insulation or cold spots.
SIPs buildings are more environmentally responsible, energy efficient, strong, quiet and draft free than the majority of traditional construction methods.
Firestone Rubbercover EPDM membrane is a 100% cured single ply roofing membrane offering superior durability. This material has a life expectancy of 50 years and is an inert material with limited environmental impact, offering unmatched resistance to ozone, UV radiation and high or low temperatures.
Other green options are available including living roofs, cedar shingle and Eco tiles on request.
Floor Covering and Heating:
We offer a number of choices of floor covering to compliment the design and use of your building, you can find the different options here.
Similarly we offer many choices for heating including underfloor heating, electric panel heating and climate control, our designers can advise the most cost effective and efficient option for your building based on your requirements.
See heating options here.
All Vivid Green buildings are finished with a quality plaster skim finish and 2 coats of emulsion as standard.
We are also keen to hear your ideas regarding your preferred internal wall finish, whether it be anything from a driftwood wall to a beech ply wall covering please discuss with your designer.
Your building will also come fully wired and certified by a qualified electrician with the number of sockets for power, TV and internet configurable to suit your needs.
Our various sustainably sourced, high grade timber cladding options are the most popular among our available cladding range.
Western Red Cedar is what you find on most examples on the site however we have other timbers available, along with any colour of silicone K-render you desire, aluminium composite panels and many more.
Please discuss with your designer and see our range here.
Any configuration of high quality doors and windows are available, from both our aluminium and PVCu suppliers (bifold doors only available in aluminium).
Both options are maintenance free, weather proof and long lasting. Our aluminium frames arrive on site factory finished in any RAL colour of your choice.
Argon filled double glazed glass units are standard in all doors and windows, providing U-values far exceed building regulations and help maintain high levels of insulation in your building. Acoustic glass options are available.