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Starter track position on New build EWI

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  • 10-07-2024 2:10pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 157 ✭✭


    I am building extension to my house att the minute. 9 inch block on flat with 200mm Eps external.

    I see from Kores website to place starter track 150mm above DPC.

    But I don't see why I can't have it at the same level as the DPC, which comes out at FFL.

    Any advice?



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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,112 ✭✭✭10-10-20


    As it's an extension, are you working off the new-build or retrofit design guide? Is the original house also being wrapped?



  • Registered Users Posts: 157 ✭✭Ak84


    The original will be wrapped.

    Working. Off new build design



  • Registered Users Posts: 7,112 ✭✭✭10-10-20


    I see from Kores website to place starter track 150mm above DPC.

    The "starter track" being the galv steel base rail as identified as item 15 on page 4 of the below?

    https://www.kore-system.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/KORE-External-nZEB-Design-Guide-New-Build-20190608-1.pdf

    If so, then I only see this in regards to the DPC and plinth…

    …that would imply that the galv steel rail starts at the DPC, no?



  • Registered Users Posts: 157 ✭✭Ak84


    Oh, very good 10-10-20.

    I don't know what I was looking at now. Must have been a retrofit guide perhaps.

    Thank you very much.

    Does anyone know where to buy this starter track and glues for the boards?

    Am in North Longford.



  • Registered Users Posts: 25 smyth79


    I bought mine from www.magicdepot.ie

    They are based in Cork but they delivered to my house in Kilkenny.



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