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Superior Walls Insulated Precast Concrete Walls

Product Information

Superior Walls offers a range of precast concrete wall products. Panels are custom made with the highest quality materials. High-strength, steel and fiber reinforced 5,000+ psi concrete is carefully mixed and formed to a builder’s specifications.

Certifications

    NGBS 2012
    Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
    601.2.2 Higher grade or higher strength of the same materials than commonly specified are used and component sizes are reduced. 3 To be awarded points, wall system is used for at least 85% of foundation walls or above grade exterior walls.

    The Superior Walls panel systems are building code compliant systems that optimize material use. Superior Walls panels have been evaluated by ICC-ES for the 2006, 2009 and 2012 IRC and IBC.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    601.5(1-3) Precut/preassembled components, panelized, or precast assemblies are utilized for a minimum of 90% of floor, wall, and/or roof system. If points are claimed for these systems, points cannot be claimed for Modular or Manufactured home construction. 4 To be awarded points, this product must be utilized for 90% or more of the wall system.

    Superior Walls insulated precast concrete wall panels are panelized precast assemblies.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    602.1.1.2 A capillary break is provided between the footing and the foundation wall. 3 Walls must be set on a minimum 4 inch thick gravel bed with appropriate foundation drainage.

    A capillary break at the footing is required to prevent moisture migration into a foundation wall from the soil. A capillary break is created because Superior Walls insulated precast wall panels are damp-proof and set directly on a crushed stone footing.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    608.1 Products containing fewer materials are used to achieve the same end use requirements. 3 To be awarded points, wall system is used for at least 85% of foundation walls or above grade exterior walls.

    Superior Walls precast foundation panels use up to 70% less concrete than similarly sized poured-in-place (PIP) concrete foundation walls.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    NGBS 2015
    Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
    601.2.2 Higher grade or higher strength of the same materials than commonly specified are used and component sizes are reduced. 3 To be awarded points, wall system is used for at least 85% of foundation walls or above grade exterior walls.

    The Superior Walls panel systems are building code compliant systems that optimize material use. Superior Walls panels have been evaluated by ICC-ES for the 2006, 2009 and 2012 IRC and IBC.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    601.5(1-3) Precut/preassembled components, panelized, or precast assemblies are utilized for a minimum of 90% of floor, wall, and/or roof system. If points are claimed for these systems, points cannot be claimed for Modular or Manufactured home construction. 4 To be awarded points, this product must be utilized for 90% or more of the wall system.

    Superior Walls insulated precast concrete wall panels are panelized precast assemblies.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    602.1.1.2 A capillary break is provided between the footing and the foundation wall. 3 Walls must be set on a minimum 4 inch thick gravel bed with appropriate foundation drainage.

    A capillary break at the footing is required to prevent moisture migration into a foundation wall from the soil. A capillary break is created because Superior Walls insulated precast wall panels are damp-proof and set directly on a crushed stone footing.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    608.1 Products containing fewer materials are used to achieve the same end use requirements. 3 To be awarded points, wall system is used for at least 85% of foundation walls or above grade exterior walls.

    Superior Walls precast foundation panels use up to 70% less concrete than similarly sized poured-in-place (PIP) concrete foundation walls.

    Manufacturer’s Comments