Superior Walls Xi precast concrete foundation system now evaluated for use in Canada
The Canadian Construction Materials Centre has declared that Superior Walls Xi precast concrete insulated wall panels are now evaluated for use in Canada.
Xi wall panels feature steel reinforced concrete and 2-1/2-inches of Dow Styrofoam insulation to create a permanent barrier against sidewall water penetration. The panels are custom designed and constructed in a factory-controlled setting. Unique features of the Xi wall panels include: 5,000 psi concrete; steel-reinforced top bond beams, concrete studs and footer beams; horizontal steel rebar inside top and bottom beams; vertical steel rebar inside each stud; access holes for ease in wiring and plumbing; galvanized steel stud facing ready for drywall finishing; and insulated corners, studs and bond beams.