The R.19 Tstud™ is a thermally broken, insulated wall stud assembly for use in exterior walls and in party walls.
The R.19 Tstud™ Is The Same Depth As A 2x6 But Offers An Impressive Initial R-Value Of 19 And Has A 99.23% Complete Thermal Break Through The Stud. Meaning That There Is No Need For Continuous Rigid Insulation To Meet And Exceed The 2015 Energy Code In All Of The Climate Zones In North America.
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Tstud Structural Insulated Framing System
The Tstud offers a 5-1 solution to the following construction concerns: structural strength, thermal breaks, wind loads, sound transmission, and fire safety.
Because Of The Testing Capacity Of The R.19 Tstud™ In The Plank Direction, As In Headers And Top Plates, Less Lumber Is Required To Be Used - Saving Builders Time And Money!
Due to the construction of the R.19 Tstud™, it is also a mini header when used as a top plate. Only one R.19 Tstud™ is required when used as a top plate compared to two 2X6’s or 2X4’s in traditional framing which has been done for centuries.
A built-in foam core gives the R.19 Tstud™ almost three times the insulation of a conventional wood 2x6 stud.
The R.19 Tstud™ Is The Same Depth As A 2x6 But Offers An Impressive Initial R-Value Of 19 And Has A 99.23% Complete Thermal Break Through The Stud.
The R-Value through a typical 2x6 wood stud is 6.88 compared to an R-value of 19 in a Tstud.