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Medium Density Residential Projects

With major cities around Australia experiencing an apartment “boom” – how many of these apartments are set up for long term energy efficiency and value to both owners and tenants? Not many. From our experience, time after time we come across medium density residential projects thrown up as cheaply as possible, following conventional, outdated insulation techniques that barely satisfy BCA Section J, with little regard for the comfort and sustainability of the new dwellings.

A THERMOMASS insulated panel  is no more expensive than conventional concrete/stud wall/bulk insulation/ plasterboard wall constructions and is vastly superior in thermal aspects. By spending a little more time getting things ‘right’ residential projects can exceed all expectations, enhancing both the long-term comfort of the inhabitant and the reputation of the developer.

MAMMOTH - Acoustic Insulation - Medium Density Residential Projects THERMOMASS - Concrete Insulation - Medium Density Residential Projects

THERMOMASS insulated concrete sandwich panels are the original and best way to insulate concrete walls. The superior XPS insulation and the high thermal mass in the walls means a highly energy efficient structure.  In addition to fast construction times, THERMOMASS is the best solution for building and concrete insulation such as educational spaces.

MAMMOTH Thermal and Acoustic Insulation Panels are made from 100% lofted thermally bonded polyester fibres. The panels are designed to improve thermal and acoustic performance of under soffit for residential and commercial buildings which will enhance well-being and comfort for the occupants.

Below we have collected a range of links that highlight our involvement and experience in Medium Density Residential Projects:

XPS-zero: Low-cost, Australian Made Slab and Roof Insulation


Composite Global Solutions is proud to present our latest insulation offering, XPS-zero – a high quality, rigid XPS insulation board with a high compressive strength, zero ODP and very short lead times. Furthermore, XPS-zero is made here in Australia and satisfies Green Star credit requirements – all at a price our competitors simply can’t beat.

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Introducing CGS’s New PIR Product – Durasheath 3


Composite Global Solutions would like to introduce you to our latest product, Durasheath-3, designed specifically to be used in car park applications where foil-faced PIR and PN boards are typically specified to satisfy BCA Section J requirements.

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THERMOMASS Modular Precast Construction Is The Future


Composite Global Solutions is excited to announce we’ve partnered with RW Australia Pty Ltd as an exclusive supplier of the THERMOMASS precast concrete insulation system to be used in the construction of their modular precast units.

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THERMOMASS For Apartments


Builders and clients can be saving time and money on site by using a THERMOMASS insulated wall system. A THERMOMASS panel is no more expensive than a conventional precast panel with bulk insulation, stud walls and plasterboard.

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Precast concrete housing: Dong Li Hu – Tianjin


Composite Global's sister company, Beijing Thermomass Building Technologies, is the supplier of The THERMOMASS building insulation system for concrete in Mainland China.

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Medium Density Residential: The Village @UNSW


The Village Student apartments at the University of New South Wales' Kensington Campus is yet another award-winning , passively designed THERMOMASS project Designed by Architectus Sydney, the Village is a sustainable, comfortable home for over 1,000 students. This project especially demonstrates the way that concrete can contribute to attractive buildings that complement both the heritage buildings in the vicinity and the natural environment.

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Medium-High Density Residential: K2 Apartments


The high profile, award winning K2 Apartments in Windsor, in Melbourne's inner south east, remain a benchmark for medium density residential design and construction. DesignInc Melbourne has utilised the northern aspect of the site to take advantage of the natural elements with passive design principles. Buildings are oriented and arranged so each has sufficient exposure to the northern sun during winter, and smart shading to minimise the effect of radiant heat during summer.

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