Aerated concrete has been widely used industrial andcivil construction. They are often used in construction for dwellings andbusiness. Dwelling is any building or a structure that was used. Dwellings canbe permanent or temporary and includes structures such as houses, motel,hotels, prisons, motor homes, huts and tents. There can be more than onedwelling within a building for example in an apartment building each separatedapartment or unit is considered as a dwelling.
Aerated concrete is usedpreferentially in external walls because of its outstanding insulationproperties which is suitable for construction of a building. It can improve the appearances of theproperty and then can automatically increase the property’s value. It also willimprove weatherproofing and sound resistance and reduces condensation oninternal walls and can help prevent damp. Aerated concrete is also usedmulti-story construction and it is viable for even 5-storey construction. Someresidential are built entirely using this aerated concrete. This type ofconcrete can also be used for internal walls because the walls are so levelwith they can be finished with a very thin coated of plaster 3-5 millimeter.This aerated concrete which is internal walls system are mostly specified forintertenancy, common area and service walls in high rise residential building.
They also can be used in medium rise residential buildings or medium to highrise commercial buildings. Aerated concrete also enable the construction of afireplace as add on after the initialloads have been calculated without leading to any significant extra stress onceilings with standard load-bearing properties. Kitchen surface also can bequickly done using aerated concrete. If using this type of concrete, the tenantcan easily remove the kitchen without damage to the surroundings.
Floor androof slabs also can be filling with aerated concrete. Concrete floor and roofslab are important part of single and multi-storey building.