Products for ventilated foundations, crawl spaces, ventilated roofs, and protection of basement walls
Foundation products: features and advantages
Geoplast offers a wide range of products for the construction of ventilated foundations. We designed foundation products that are lightweight, modular, and available in different sizes. Our Modulo, Minimodulo, Multimodulo, New Elevetor, and Defender are made of polypropylene (PP), a recyclable material. Because of the material characteristics, all our products are resistant, lightweight, and easy to handle. Thanks to their technical characteristics they ensure excellent ventilation of foundations and slabs. Also, they allow the minimal thickness of concrete slab keeping the good load-bearing capacity.
Our products Modulo, Multimodulo, and New Elevetor for the construction of foundations are easy to install without the additional workforce and heavy machinery. They allow efficient workflow that eliminates any unnecessary steps, repeated, postponed work, and overproduction in general. Therefore, our products for foundations provide the possibility for the Geoplast Build Fast process of construction. This building approach saves time and improves the overall profitability of the project during construction as well as in the long term.
The ventilated foundation construction includes several benefits in regard to structural quality and maintenance. The ventilated layer provides natural ventilation in buildings, keeping the foundations dry and mitigating the rising damp from the soil. Also, space between the soil and foundation slab can be used as a crawl space for infrastructure, MEP, and pipes. At the same time, this voided space serves as an insulation layer that keeps the moderate temperature of the foundation slab, preserving the stability of the concrete.
Ventilation is also important for the quality and durability of concrete slabs and roofs. Our Minimodulo allows the roof to maintain a high level of hygro-thermic comfort and improved acoustic isolation. Minimodulo provides excellent ventilation for a very thin layer of only 3 cm thickness.
Defender is the foundation product that we have specifically designed for the protection of basement walls. It is an element made of recycled PP made for a simple installation on the concrete wall. It creates a waterproofing space between the wall and the backfill, that provides full water protection of the underground wall. Our Defender provides excellent mechanical strength, therefore, it does not require gravel for the backfill.