NEW RibRaft® HotEdge® – Get the edge

NEW RibRaft® HotEdge® – Get the edge
June 3, 2016

Firth’s RibRaft® pod floor system has been a godsend to many, particularly following the earthquakes in the Garden City which prompted the development of a range of floors designed and engineered for seismic soil types. The most innovative of these is the dual slab RibRaft TC3® floor, designed to be re-levelled as often as seismic activity affects the house/floor. Plenty have tried to replicate the original, but there is only one RibRaft® floor, and only Firth RibRaft® carries a CodeMark® certificate.

As we head into an era where energy efficiency and sustainability defines how homes are designed and built, Firth RibRaft® comes with the only integrated thermal edging that neatly and effectively assists in attaining GreenStar and Homestar points. The RibRaft® HotEdge® system has been 3D modelled by BRANZ. It is a fully integrated slab edge insulation system that is easy to handle and install.

Unlike ‘bolt-on’ alternatives, RibRaft’s HotEdge® panels are placed inside the RibRaft® foundation boxing before RaftMix® concrete is poured, allowing it to be part of the foundation and creating a seamless finish. Evenly spaced Tornado screws ensure HotEdge® is fully integrated within every floor slab, creating a seamless aesthetic for the homeowner.

The product has been extensively tested for both clad and brick construction and is currently being used in developments at Hobsonville, Auckland.

For durability, seismic and thermal R-rating, get the Edge. Specify a RibRaft® HotEdge® floor.

For more information on RibRaft® HotEdge® from Firth click here or contact Firth at 0800 FIRTH1 (0800 347841).


Was this article helpful? Let us know via: Email | Facebook | Twitter. To receive your FREE monthly copy of FPB Today newsletter, Subscribe here, or follow us on Facebook  |  TwitterPinterest  |  YouTube |  Instagram

Latest News

High Wall, Floor Console, Ducted? What heat pump is right for me?

April 18, 2017 Autumn is upon us, and with longer nights and colder days, it’s important to ensure... Read more.

Intelligent thermostats for Electric Floor heating

April 18, 2017 Summer’s officially over and the crisp autumn mornings can sometimes feel particularly cold. It is... Read more.

Tongue and Groove Soffit Lining Helps to Make Your House Stand Out

April 18, 2017 We all look for the X-factor that will make our new home stand out from... Read more.

Preventing roof leaks for your flat roof

April 18, 2017 The best way to prevent roof leaks in the wetter seasons is to be proactive... Read more.

Is your lounge hot – but your bedrooms not? HeatTrans can help…

April 18, 2017 Now the colder months are upon us, keeping our homes warm at minimal cost is... Read more.

FPB - Future Proof Building Principals
Energy Smart Health & Safety Life Cycle Quality Smart & Secure Sound Control Spatial Design Sustainability