Pallet Racking House

HOUSES ARE GETTING BIGGER AMD BIGGER AND PEOPLE WANT TO PAY LESS AND LESS FOR THEM. AT AMA WE ARE ALWAYS KEEN TO REVERSE THIS TREAD. WE SHOULD BE SPENDING MORE MONEY ON LESS BUILDING. THE ETHICAL AND SUSTAINABLE THING TO DO IS TO HAVE HIGH SQUARE METRE RATES. LOCAL MATERIALS, MORE EFFICIENT MATERIALS AND STRUCTURE, HIGH PERFORMANCE INSULATION, HIGH PERFORMANCE GLAZING, DESIGNING TOWARDS THE SUN AND CREATING RICH SPACES ARE FAR MORE LIKELY TO CREATE A WONDERFUL HOME, THAN BIGNESS EVER COULD. BIG HOUSES DISLOCATE OUR LIVING-SPACES. BIG SPACES SEPARATE US. BIG SPACES WASTE RESOURCES AND CAUSE US TO DISPROPORTIONATELY INCREASE OUR CONSUMPTION OF ELECTRICITY, WATER, TOILETS, TV'S, BATHROOMS & FURNITURE. BIG HOUSES ARE ALSO TYPICALLY THICK HOUSES. THICK HOUSES CREATE HUGE DEMAND TO LIGHT THEM DURING THE DAY. THICK HOUSES ARE HARD TO HEAT AND COOL PASSIVELY. THICK HOUSES ARE JUST PLAIN THICK.

AMA'S PALLET RACKING HOUSE IS ABOUT CREATING BIG, RICH SPACE IN A SMALL FOOT PRINT. THE PALLET RACKING HOUSE IS ALSO ABOUT AFFORDABILITY. THE BIGGEST COST IN ALL OF OUR PROJECTS IS STRUCTURE. 2 BIG FACTORS CONTRIBUTE TO THIS COST - LABOUR AND MATERIALS. AT AMA WE CHALLENGED OURSELVES TO FIND A MASS PRODUCED, READILY AVAILABLE STRUCTURE THAT WAS COST EFFECTIVE. WE CHOSE PALLET RACKING, A HIGHLY ENGINEERED AND EFFICIENT STRUCTURE, THAT IS INCREDIBLY AFFORDABLE AND LOOKS GREAT.  ALSO, THEY DON'T REQUIRE A UTE FULL OF TOOLS, NOR A LOT OF MAN HOURS TO ASSEMBLE. NO MORE CRAPPY PINE STUDS. NO ARMY OF CARPENTERS NEEDED. WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR? WE ALSO ASKED OURSELVES IF WE COULD CLAD, INSULATE AND LINE A BUILDING WITH ONE MATERIAL RATHER THAN INEFFICIENTLY ASSEMBLING A HOUSE OUT Of TYPICALLY LOW QUALITY PINE, PLASTER AND BRICK. WE CHOSE COMPOSITE STYRENE PANELS. COLOURBOND EITHER SIDE Of 250MM OF HIGH PERFORMANCE HARD INSULATION PROVIDES NOT ONLY WATER PROOFING, INTERNALLY LINING, GOOD LOOKS AND INCREDIBLE INSULATION DUALITY, IT ALSO HAS ITS OWN STRUCTURAL SPANNING CAPABILITIES. THEREFORE WE SIMPLY PIN OUR COMPOSITE STYRENE PANELS TO OUR PALETTE RACKING STRUCTURE AND WE HAVE COMPLETED WALLS AND ROOF INSTANTANEOUSLY. EFFICIENCY EQUALS AFFORDABILITY.

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