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Parameter Minimal Value Maximal Value Unit
Name

W261 (IES database)

Material

Expanded polystyrene (CIBSE), SAND, CAST CONCRETE (MEDIUM)

Dimensions

L/W = na

L/W =

m

Thickness

1.46

m

Weight

2714.15

kg/m²

Density

Can be derived from materials if needed

kg/m³

U-Value - Thermal Transmittance

0.1252

W/m2K

Annual Degradation Rate on U-Value

+0.05% (estimated based on degradation of insulation)

%

R-Value

7.991

Thermal Conductivity

Can be derived from materials if needed

W/mK

Specific Heat Capacity Thermal mass

176.4

kJ/kgK kJ/(m2K)

Solar Heat Gain Coefficient

na

%

Solar Absorption (outside surface)

0.7

Orientation

na

Investment Cost

100-300 (estimated)

€/m2

Operational Cost

na

€/year

Replacement Cost

na

€/year

Life Expectancy

50 (building component life expectancy source)

years

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