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Standard Panel House Frame Description

Standard Panel House Frame Description

Our closed panel houses are manufactured in sections in Finland and shipped to the UK. The following describes the main parts of the structure included in the shipment. The remaining elements of a turnkey build are sourced and supplied in the UK, using Scandinavian products where appropriate.

Standard House Frame Description

External Walls:

Timber framed panels variously sized according to house design, typically 2.6m high, up to 11m long comprising:

Horizontal or vertical external 23mm timber weatherboarding or Sto Ventec render backing board. Where the house is to be brick faced, 11mm OSB and breather membrane are fitted.

40mm horizontal/vertical battens

Wind barrier – 9mm wind and waterproof plaster board

175mm structural studwork with 175mm rockwool insulation material

40mm Kingspan insulation board, acting as vapour barrier and cold bridging barrier

40mm studwork providing service duct, with conduits for electrical supplies

13mm tempered plasterboard

Doors and windows pre-fitted to panels and sealed

U value 0.14 W/m2K

Internal Walls:

Non structural:

66 x 45mm timber stud framework at 600mm centres

50mm acoustic insulation

13mm tempered plasterboard each side (waterproof board in bath/shower rooms)


95 x 45mm & 120 x 45mm studwork frame

95mm/120mm insulation;

13mm plasterboard for each side (waterproof board in bath/shower rooms)

Intermediate Floor

18mm OSB board

Posi-joists + 100mm acoustic mineral wool insulation – 306mm overall

30mm ceiling battens + 20mm cross battens

30mm Kingspan

13mm plasterboard


Pitched roof:

Pre-assembled A frame trusses or alternative depending on roof type

Construction designed for 500mm loose fill insulation

Underfelt & battens for tiling

Vapour barrier

13mm plasterboard

U value 0.085 W/m2K

Flat/sloping roof:

Pre-assembled trusses designed for 500mm loose fill insulation

17mm rough sawn sarking board

Vapour barrier

Plasterboard ceiling

U value 0.092 W/m2K


Kaski insulated panel external doors with triple glazed window lights (safety glass)

U value between 0.65 and 1.0 W/m2K depending on style

Internal white panel doors supplied with satin silver metal handles (other options available)


Elit Xceed 3K or Skaala triple glazed windows, timber framed, powder coated aluminium clad (range of standard colours)

Side hung casement, top hung outward opening or tilt & turn according to design

Larger windows non-opening

U value from 0.8 to 1.0 W/m2K depending on style chosen

Over door canopies in stainless steel & safety glass


Ready mountable pillars, posts and cladding

Pressure impregnated floor deck

Steel / pressure impregnated timber railings

Drip tray over entrance door (where balcony is open)


Timber staircase

Plastered or painted timber internal window sills & plastered reveals

Loft hatch and ladder (where appropriate)

Appropriate Glulam/steel beams supplied for internal openings

All architraves, skirtings and trims


Guttering and downpipes supplied (options include uPVC and galvanised or painted steel)

Timber cladding finished with alkyd primer coat and first top coat (range of shades available)

All fascia boards, barge boards, door and window trims and corner trims supplied

Optional wall finishes:

Larch cladding

Self – colour render

Brick facing slips


(all subject to additional cost)


Foundations and load bearing drawings and information supplied

Construction drawings supplied for building control

Instructions and additional materials list supplied

We and our principals reserve the right to substitute any or all of the above with similar or better quality components at any time.

Correct at date of publication January 2020.



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