St John’s Chapel

CASE STUDY

In 2017 The Nicholson AIRTRAK™ EA150 and EA120 Eaves Ventilators were considered the best option for a renovation project in South Dakota, USA. This beautiful 30-year-old chapel and mausoleum building in a rural Lutheran cemetery underwent some extensive modernising and future proofing.

Resembling a 19th century American prairie church, this chapel has been built to last with exterior walls utilising pre-cast concrete panels simulating a wood cladding effect and traditional lead roof—a rarity in the States, being only the third of its kind.

AIRTRAK™ Roof Void Ventilators products provide architects, specifiers and contractors with a proprietary system for achieving ventilation in a wide range of conditions in new and refurbishment projects.

Nicholson, the manufacturers, also have the capability to design and supply bespoke and one-off details should the standard products not suit the roof construction.

Location

South Dakota, USA

Architect

Main Contractor

Roofing Contractor

Products Used

Roof Void Ventilation System

AIRTRAK is a proprietary range of ventilators designed specifically for the ventilation of roof voids. AIRTRAK assists specifiers, builders and specialist contractors in helping them to meet the requirements of the Building Regulations in relation to the important issue of roof void ventilation and the control of condensation.

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