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Move into your dreams - build an YTONG family house!

YTONG Family Houses

YTONG FAMILY
LOW-ENERGY YTONG HOUSE DANIJELA 07

HOUSES

We have developed YTONG Family Houses for you Your choice our challenge!
Choose one out of 10 standard family house designs and learn how the YTONG building system works. You can send your questions my mail, conventional or electronic, you can also contact us via our free info phone 0800 7000 from Monday to Friday between 08.00 and 16.00 hours.
DORA 07 DIANA 07

ANA 07

KATARINA 07

Our services are always at your disposal, because we follow you up from planning to occupancy, offering you our consulting, technical and logistic assistance at all stages of your project.
NADIJA 07

NENA 07 SNJEANA 07 SANJA 07

The YTONG Family Houses Project is also available on our web page: www.xella.hr
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THE PRICE OF AN YTONG OFFER INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING: YTONG construction material for the complete structure of a house: blocks and slabs for all structural and partition walls, YTONG elements for concreting without formwork, i.e., hollow angle elements, vertical elements, U- and L-elements for horizontal tie beams and lintels, floor and roof supporting grillage structure, thin-layered YTONG mortar for complete walling and smoothing of the upper surface of roof ceiling supporting grillage structures. THE PRICE OF A PACKAGE OFFER IS FIXED AND INCLUDES VALUE-ADDED TAX (VAT). IMPORTANT: The price does not include the work on the COST ESTIMATE!
The YTONG Family Houses project is conceived to help all those who intend to build a family house. Building a family house is, as a rule, a tough and unpredictable process which very often has its unpleasant surprises for the investor, from the long time it takes to get the designs done and obtain the building permit to the cost overruns. That is why the company Xella porobeton HR d.o.o. (hereinafter: Xella) has developed a project which successfully helps shorten the process of planning and building family houses and ensures the reliability of cost planning for the whole investment. Xellas basic activity is the sale of YTONG construction material, but, due to market demands, an integrated family house construction project has been launched using the YTONG BUILDING SYSTEM. This offer by Xella includes 10 different types of family house designs. The houses are named: NADIJA 07, ANA 07, DIANA 07, SNJEANA 07, SANJA 07, KATARINA 07, DANIJELA 07, DORA 07, NENA 07 and YTONG LOW-ENERGY HOUSE. The projects are created according to the clients wishes: NENA 07 is a house with 2 apartments it can be built as a detached or double house, or as one in a row suitable for an apartment block. Its continental version is christened DORA 07. DIANA 07 is a sizeable house which can be divided into more flats and is designed in the continental style. Its coastal version is ANA 07. NADIJA 07 is a single-storey house without a flat slab. SNJEANA 07 and SANJA 07, as well as KATARINA 07 and DANIJELA 07, are examples of larger and smaller family houses. The LOW-ENERGY YTONG HOUSE project features a special flat-roof design with 36.5 cm thick external walls.

YTONG FAMILY HOUSES


A fast, cost-effective and quality procedure from the idea to your own home!

WHAT THE CLIENT IS OFFERED FREE OF CHARGE:


1. Minor changes in the standard design as desired (changes in the intended use of the rooms, the layout of partition walls, the position and size of openings /windows and doors/, widened openings in structural walls) 2. Major design changes at minimum extra payment to the designer (basement, garage, outdoor staircase, etc.) 3. Preliminary design to meet building requirements, main design (architectural designs with statics, water supply, sewerage, low-power, high-power and earthing installations) in 5 copies, plus the part of drawings for the building site, all adapted to your plot (slope, orientation, entrance, etc.) 4. Transportation and unloading of complete YTONG material on the site anywhere in Croatia 5. DVD building instructions 6. YTONG instructor who visits your building site to show to your contractor how to apply YTONG material correctly 7. Once you have obtained the location permit, we can recommend quality YTONG contractors for building your YTONG house from the foundations to the roof, and, depending on their schedules, they will offer to build your house up to the stage you want to agree with them (structure, carcass, or turnkey job) a modern and snug home and save 30-50% of heating or cooling energy with a LOW-ENERGY house much more than that - If you are not happy with any of the offered standard designs of YTONG houses, the construction of your family within the YTONG system is also possible accord ing to your own design with a free specification of required YTONG material. - A design to suit your wishes can be ordered from YTONG designers who are familiar with the YTONG designing and building system

- A house structure consists of 30 cm thick, external, load-carrying YTONG walls for the whole Croatia which provide outstanding thermal insulation; and it consists of 25 cm thick, internal, load-carrying YTONG walls and 15 cm thick partition walls (10 cm with a LOW-ENERGY house) - Ceilings and roofs are made from 15 cm thick supporting grillage structures. All eaves are made of such structures - YTONG houses are built with environmentally sound YTONG material, which, owing to its excellent thermal insulation, micro-climatic and acoustic properties, ensures that you get

YTONG material for the construction of your house according to our or your individual design can also be purchased on credit. Under a special contract between Xella

and the Real Estate Agency (APN) acting on behalf of the Croatian Government, all persons buying or building their first home can raise a loan at a very favourable interest rate for the purchase of any YTONG family house or any YTONG material. Fore more details on these opportunities please visit www.apn.hr.

YTONG HOUSE!
YTONG belongs to the group of POROUS CONCRETE construction materials; it is manufactured only from natural raw materials: lime, sand, water and cement. IT BELONGS TO THE CATEGORY OF MASSIVE ALL-PURPOSE MATERIALS FOR MASONRY, NOT PREFABRICATED CONSTRUCTION, specifically for: - external structural walls - internal structural and partition walls - floor structures, balconies, staircases, flat and sloped roofs

WHAT IS YTONG?
Areas of application: New building Addition Reconstruction and modernisation of buildings Alteration, panelling, insulation

YTONG is used to build: Family houses Apartments blocks Commercial and public buildings Industrial facilities

Basic characteristics of YTONG: natural, healthy, environmentally friendly composition excellent thermal insulation great compressive strength - carrying capacity pleasant micro-climate in a space fire and earthquake resistance humidity and frost resistance optimum sound insulation easy and simple treatment

Characteristics of YTONG construction system: - owing to their excellent insulation, YTONG-built structures possess a pleasant micro-climate, which means that walls are steam-permeable and energy-saving, which shows after some years of use compared to conventional buildings - When building with YTONG, it is not necessary to use additional thermal insulation (which, as a rule, is always expensive), because the YTONG thermoblock in the single-layered wall meets the thermal insulation requirements in compliance with the Technical Regulation concerning energy economy and heat retention in buildings (NN 79/05, 155/05, 74/06)

YTONG line of products is integral, consisting of the following: STANDARD LINE: YTONG thermoblocks, YTONG wall blocks, YTONG wall slabs, YTONG slabs, YTONG earthquake resistant wall blocks, YTONG U- and L-elements and YTONG ceiling filling for a semi-prefab grillage structure. YTONG lintels for bearing and nonbearing walls can be made on the site from YTONG elements. ADDITIONAL LINE: YTONG thinklayered masonry mortar, YTONG tools, YTONG fastening accessories.

- owing to its mineral composition and material structure, YTONG is much more fire-resistant than any other construction material - owing to massive YTONG blocks, thin-layered mortar and single-layered thin plasters, owing to easy and simple construction with YTONG, structures are raised faster by using the YTONG system, as well as by 10-15 % cheaper compared to conventional buildings, if wall finishing is also taken into account - owing to the outstanding compressive strength of YTONG blocks, YTONG buildings are strong, stable and more earthquake-resistant than other construction materials; owing to the integrity of the YTONG system, building with YTONG material is easier all the way from the foundations and up to the roof.
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YTONG FAMILY HOUSES NADIJA 07


Mediterranean single-storey house - area net: gross: 92,37 m2 112,58 m2

- perimeter: 392,17 m3

YTONG family house NADIJA 07


YTONG family house NADIJA 07 is a 4-room single-storey house with a large shaded or covered terrace. Although designed in seaside style, with some extra payment it can be made continental in appearance greater roof pitch, extended eaves). In case of the continental version, some extra payment is required, due to the greater roof pitch, for a supporting grillage structure as a flat slab above the sleeping section of the ground floor, including loft staircase. - Net area of the house is 92.37 m2, gross area 112.58 m2. - Net area does not include the terrace and the entrance porch, nor the wall thickness - Roof pitch is about 18, the roof pane area 135.78 m2 - Basic dimensions: 12.9 10.1 m - Depending on the plot orientation, the house can face the street with its narrower or longer side - Minimum plot width: 14.10 16.90 m - The price of YTONG material for the construction of this house (see page 3):

HRK 113,000 VAT included

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NADIJA 07 Mediterranean single-storey house

GROUND FLOOR PLAN net = 92,37 m2

YTONG FAMILY HOUSES ANA 07


Mediterranean two-storey house - area net: gross: 159,92 m2 196,00 m2

- perimeter: 600,58 m3

YTONG family house ANA 07


YTONG family house ANA 07 (Mediterranean version of DIANA 07) is a larger seaside two-storey YTONG house which offers a great flexibility in changing the interior arrangement of premises and which can be easily divided into more self-contained smaller apartments or can be used as a large 6-room house suitable for a bigger family. - Net area of ANA is 159.92 m2, gross area 196.00 m2 - The net area does not include the ground floor terrace and porch, the balcony on the floor and the wall thickness - Roof pitch is about 22, the roof pane area 113.16 m2 - Basic dimensions: 8.4 12.0 m - Minimum plot width: 12.40 16.00 m - The price of YTONG material for the construction of this house (see page 3):

HRK 151,000 VAT included

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ANA 07 Mediterranean two-storey house

GROUND FLOOR PLAN net = 77,61 m2

UPPER FLOOR PLAN net = 82,31 m2


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YTONG FAMILY HOUSES DIANA 07


Continental two-storey house - area net: gross: 160,71 m2 196,00 m2

- perimeter: 588,70 m3

YTONG family house DIANA 07


YTONG family house DIANA 07 (continental version of ANA 07) is a sizeable continental two-storey YTONG house which offers a great flexibility in changing the interior arrangement of premises and which can be easily divided into more self-contained smaller apartments or can be used as a large 6-room house suitable for a bigger family. - Net area of DIANA is 160.71 m2, gross area 196.00 m2 - The net area does not include the ground floor terrace and porch, the balcony on the floor, and the wall thickness - Roof pitch is about 30, and the wall thickness 140.08 m2 - Basic dimensions: 8.4 12.0 m - Minimum plot width: 12.40 16.00 m - The price of YTONG material for the construction of this house (see page 3):

HRK 160,000 VAT included

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DIANA 07 Continental two-storey house

GROUND FLOOR PLAN net = 77,49 m2

UPPER FLOOR PLAN net = 83,22 m2


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YTONG FAMILY HOUSES SNJEANA 07


Continental two-storey house - area net: gross: 127,34 m2 159,96 m2

- perimeter: 457,43 m3

YTONG family house SNJEANA 07


SNJEANA 07 (continental version of SANJA 07) is a 6-room, continental-type house. Through a simple redesign the house can be divided into two self-contained apartments, one in the ground floor, the other on the floor. - Net area: 127.34 m2, gross area 159.96 m2 - The net area does not include the ground floor terrace and porch, the balcony on the floor, and the wall thickness - Roof pitch is about 30, and the wall thickness 110.90 m2 - Basic dimensions: 8.60 x 10.50 m - Minimum plot width: 12.60 15.60 m - The price of YTONG material for the construction of the house (see page 3):

HRK 130,000 VAT included

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SNJEANA 07 Continental two-storey house

GROUND FLOOR PLAN net = 64,23 m2,

UPPER FLOOR PLAN net = 63,11 m2


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YTONG FAMILY HOUSES SANJA 07


Mediterranean two-storey house - area net: gross: 127,34 m2 159,96 m2

- perimeter: 450,67 m3

YTONG family house SANJA 07


SANJA 07 (Mediterranean version of SNJEANA 07) is a 6-room family house of seaside. Through a simple redesign the house can be divided into two self-contained apartments, one in the ground floor, the other on the floor. - Net area: 127,34 m2, gross area 159,96 m2 - The net area does not include the ground floor terrace and porch, the balcony on the floor, and the wall thickness. - Roof pitch is about 22, and the wall thickness 91,55 m2 - Basic dimensions: 8,60 x 10,5 m - Minimum plot width: 12,60 - 15,60 m - The price of YTONG material for the construction of the house (see page 3):

HRK 130,000 VAT included

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SANJA 07 Mediterranean two-storey house

GROUND FLOOR PLAN net = 64,23 m2

UPPER FLOOR PLAN net = 63,11 m2


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YTONG FAMILY HOUSES KATARINA 07


Continental two-storey house - area net: gross: 90,22 m2 113,88 m2

- perimeter: 341,51 m3

YTONG family house KATARINA 07


YTONG family house KATARINA 07 (continental version of DANIJELA 07) is the smallest continental two-storey YTONG family house. This house is a 4-room apartment (ground floor and upper floor) with a kitchen, a dining room and two bathrooms. Through a simple redesign it can be adapted for the construction of a dual (semi-interpolated) building or a building in a row (interpolated). - Net usable area: 90.22 m2, gross area 113.88 m2 - The net area does not include the terrace in front of the sitting room nor the entrance porch in the ground floor, the balcony on the floor, and the wall thickness - Roof pitch is about 30/33, and the wall thickness 79.05 m2 - Basic dimensions: 7.30 x 7.80 m - Minimum plot width: 11.30 12.90 m - The price of YTONG material for the construction of the house (see page 3):

HRK 108,000 VAT included

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KATARINA 07 Continental two-storey house

GROUND FLOOR PLAN net = 45,12 m2

UPPER FLOOR PLAN net = 45,10 m2


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YTONG FAMILY HOUSES DANIJELA 07


Mediterranean two-storey house - area net: gross: 90,22 m2 113,88 m2

- perimeter: 333,87 m3

YTONG family house DANIJELA 07


YTONG family house DANIJELA 07 (Mediterranean version of KATARINA 07) is the smallest YTONG family house. It is a 4-room apartment (ground floor and upper floor) with a kitchen, a dining room and two bathrooms Through a simple redesign it can be adapted for the construction of a dual (semi-interpolated) building or a building in a row (interpolated). - Net area: 90.22 m2, gross area 113.88 m2. - The net area does not include the terrace in front of the sitting room nor the entrance porch in the ground floor, the balcony on the floor, and the wall thickness - Roof pitch is about 22, and the wall thickness 64.71 m2 - Basic dimensions: 7.30 x 7.80 m - Minimum plot width: 11.30 12.90 m - The price of YTONG material for the construction of the house (see page 3):

HRK 105,000 VAT included

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DANIJELA 07 Mediterranean two-storey house

GROUND FLOOR PLAN net = 45,12 m2

UPPER FLOOR PLAN net = 45,10 m2


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YTONG FAMILY HOUSES DORA 07


Continental two-storey house in a row, dual or detached - area net: gross: 91,37 m2 116,16 m2

- perimeter: 417,07 m3

A row of three DORAs, facing the garden

YTONG family house DORA 07


YTONG family house DORA 07 is a smaller continental-type house which can be built as a detached house, a dual house or a house in a row with three or more units leaning against each other. Each unit is a perfectly organized 4-room double-floor apartment. - Net area: 91.37 m2, gross area 116.16 m2 - The net area does not include the terrace in front of the sitting room and the porch in the ground floor, the balcony on the floor, and the wall thickness - Roof pitch is about 30, and the wall thickness 77.97 m2 - Basic dimensions: 6.40 11.20 m - Minimum plot width: 6.45 m for construction in a row, 9.40 m for a dual house, 10.40 m for a detached house - The price of YTONG material for the construction of one of these houses (see page 3):

HRK 132,000 VAT included

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DORA 07 Continental two-storey house in a row, dual or detached

GROUND FLOOR PLAN net = 45,85 m2

UPPER FLOOR PLAN net = 45,52 m2


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YTONG FAMILY HOUSES NENA 07


Mediterranean two-storey house in a row, dual or detached - area net: gross: 81,32 m2 103,34 m2

- perimeter: 344,15 m3

Dual building of two NENAs, entrance

YTONG family house NENA 07


YTONG family house NENA 07 is a smaller seaside-type house which can be built as a detached house, a dual house or a house in a row with three or more units leaning against each other. Each unit has two self-contained apartments of 40.66 m2 in the ground floor and on the floor - Total net area: 8.32 m2, gross area 103.34 m2 - The net area does not include the ground floor sitting room and vestibule, the staircase, the balcony on the floor, and the wall thickness. - Roof pitch is about 18, and the wall thickness 67.78 m2 - Basic dimensions: 6.40 11.20 m - Minimum plot width: 6.45 m for construction in a row, 9.40 m for a dual house, 10.40 m for a detached house - The price of YTONG material for the construction of one of these houses (see page 3):

HRK 115,000 VAT included

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NENA 07 Mediterranean two-storey house in a row, dual or detached

GROUND FLOOR PLAN net = 40,66 m2

UPPER FLOOR PLAN net = 40,66 m2


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YTONG FAMILY HOUSES LOW-ENERGY YTONG HOUSE


3-litre house, consumption < 40 kWh/m2 a year - area net: gross: 141,70 m2 198,00 m2

- perimeter: 617,29 m3

YTONG LOW-ENERGY family house


The YTONG low-energy family house is a special project of an energy-efficient YTONG building which can be easily divided into two selfcontained apartments, or which can be used as a large 5-room house for a bigger family. Also, the house can be extended. It is designed as a multi-purpose (continental and Mediterranean) house having 36.5 cm thick external walls and a flat roof. Heating energy consumption stands at only 40 kWh/m2 a year or 3 l fuel oil per m2 a year! - Net area: 141.70 m2, gross area 198.00 m2 - The net area does not include the ground floor and upper floor terraces and the wall thickness - Roof pitch is about 1, and the wall thickness 88.04 m2 - Basic dimensions: 13.21 x 8.61 m - Minimum plot width: 14.10 17.20 m - The price of YTONG material for the construction of this house (see page 3):

HRK 167,000 VAT included

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YTONG LOW-ENERGY HOUSE

GROUND FLOOR PLAN net = 79,00 m2

UPPER FLOOR PLAN neto = 62,70 m2


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BUILDING GUIDE FOR YTONG FAMILY HOUSES


How to materialise the YTONG Family House project? Speed, economy and quality from the idea to your own home!
GENERAL If you have decided to build a family house and put your trust in Xella, it is our duty to inform you in detail on the course of action you have to take as a future investor before acquiring your home. We hope that our written instructions will do, but should you need some more information, please do not hesitate to contact us by calling our free info phone 0800 7000, or just call Mr. RANKO NOVAK, B. Eng. Arch., MANAGER OF THIS PROJECT, at mobile phone 098 366 730 and he will gladly give you useful advice on the COMPLETE PACKAGE. of the municipality where your plot is situated. There you should seek the urban development terms and conditions, i.e., a certificate of the planned use of the plot in question, based on an excerpt from the cadastral map or a layout collected at the land registry office along with the title certificate issued for your parcel, neither older than 6 months. Pursuant to the Zoning and Construction Act (NN 76/07), the layout plan in the preliminary design will have to be presented on a certified geodetic survey with shown levels, so that, too, will have to be obtained by you from a chartered land surveyor before approaching the designer. If there is an old building on the plot, you must prove its legitimacy (building permit with attached drawings, or a cadastral certificate testifying that the building was raised Catalogue carefully and note the prices of the YTONG FAMILY HOUSES. The Catalogue contains detailed information about all types of YTONG houses, but the same information you can receive by calling our free info phone 0800 7000 or on website www.xella.hr or directly at our office. Furthermore, some days in advance please ask for an appointment with a Xella expert. If you have already arranged it, we shall refer you to the Magnituda Design Office, Avenija Dubrovnik 10, Zagreb, phone 01/6387 970, Xellas partner firm responsible for your design documentation. 2) DESIGN WORK Each of a total of 10 standard designs shown in this Catalogue can be modified to a certain extent to suit your preferences. Minor design changes (such as the intended use of rooms, the layout of partition walls, the size and position of windows and doors, etc.) are free of charge. Major changes may also be free in some cases or charged a minimum fee payable directly to the YTONG designer, i.e., Magnituda Design Office which will make changes for you in the design documentation, with the actual amount of extra payment depending on the concrete request (addition of a basement, a garage or the like). If you still havent exactly defined the arrangement of rooms or some other elements of your future home, or if you want to get some more information about construction prices and contractors, please contact our YTONG ARCHITECT at Xella, Mr. RANKO NOVAK by calling his mobile phone 098 / 366-730, and he will gladly act as your FREE ADVISER. After a detailed conversation with you, he will refer you to the YTONG designers at Magnituda who will help you to completely define

1) PREPARATORY STEPS First, you must be a registered owner of the building land or prove your legal interest. This means that at the land register you must get the land registry certificate not older than 6 months as evidence of your title. Your legal interest is proved by a purchase or donation contract or another deed proving your title to a land not yet registered. Entry of your title in the land register is not yet necessary for submitting your application for the issuance of a decision on the terms and conditions of construction, it will be necessary at the stage shortly before the start of construction works. Whether your land is a building land and if a house be can be built on it should be checked at the construction and urban development service
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before May 1968). If you have no valid drawings of that building, you must have it architecturally surveyed and drawn. That is all needed, among other things, in order to reduce the cost of the municipal fee payable for a new building. Once you have settled it all, the way is open for the construction of your family house, with further progress depending largely on your finances and preferences. After that please read this

your future family house and with whom you will also make all necessary arrangements concerning the conclusion of a purchase contract and payment for your YTONG FAMILY HOUSE. 3) PURCHASE The contract for the purchase of your YTONG family house you will sign with Xella at Magnituda Design Office and make an advance of HRK 19,000 payable into Xellas account. The rest of the purchase price you will pay after obtaining the decision on the terms and conditions of construction or after realising your loan. The completion dates of your design documentation for the obtainment of the location and building permits will be agreed with you at Magnituda Design Office. Should none of the proffered YTONG family house designs suit you, you can present us your own design or order it from Magnituda. Based on your individual design, we shall prepare for you FREE OF CHARGE a specification of required YTONG material and give our offer for it. The difference between our ready-made YTONG design and your individual design is that in the latter case you must pay the transportation of material to your site and unloading. Once you have defined the YTONG Family House

project with our assistance, you will receive from Magnituda free documentation required to obtain the location permit shortly after your have supplied to Magnituda the documents specified in section 1) of this Guide. You will yourself obtain from the land register office the decision on the terms and conditions of construction and, if required, the parcelling plan. After that Magnituda will give you complete main design documentation free of charge.Finally, you will also get the part of drawings for the buildings site. The completed design documentation you thus receive will greatly reduce and facilitate the procedure of obtaining the decision on the terms and conditions of construction and the commencement of construction works. 4) HOUSING LOAN After obtaining a valid decision on the terms and conditions of construction you will have met one of the basic conditions for raising a long-term housing or construction loan at a commercial bank on the terms and conditions of that bank and in dependence on your credit rating. You can use such loans regardless of whether you buy one of the YTONG FAMILY

HOUSES or opt for building your family house according to your own design by applying the YTONG CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM. Xella does not provide direct credit financing for the purchasers of YTONG material or the purchasers of YTONG Family Houses, but it has enabled its clients to be granted attractive housing loans at the annual interest rate of about 3.7% through the Real Estate Agency (APN), about which you can learn more on website www.apn.hr 5) ORDERING THE MATERIAL AND ITS TRANSPORT TO THE SITE Once wholly paid under the purchase contract, the construction material for your YTONG FAMILY HOUSE will be delivered to your site within 15 days of the day of payment. After the payment you should call Xella company and agree on a precise delivery schedule for the

factory to start manufacturing the supporting grillage structures and other YTONG elements, which are manufactured on special order. The set of YTONG material for the house structure arrives in pallets, in yellow eco-foils loaded on 2 to 4 trailer trucks, depending on the size of the house. When buying the YTONG FAMILY HOUSE package, you get FREE transportation to the site and mechanical unloading anywhere in Croatia, including islands, provided that the trailer truck has access to the site, otherwise the buyers should pay off-loading and transportation by smaller trucks. If buying YTONG material for building a house according to your individual design,
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purpose. All those who turn up on such occasions will be rewarded an YTONG voucher worth HRK 2,500 which can be used as a discount on the price of a purchased YTONG Family House or YTONG material in general, if the amount of purchased YTONG material exceeds 60 m3. During such presentations potential buyers, with the assistance of Xella experts, will be given a chance to gain detailed and you will have to bear the costs of transportation to the site and unloading. 6) PURCHASE OF YTONG FAMILY HOUSES THROUGH TRADERS IN CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL We have also made arrangements for selling YOUNG FAMILY HOUSES through the retail and wholesale chain construction material stores throughout Croatia. In this way we wish to make the purchase of YTONG houses as easy as possible to all potential customers. All well equipped construction material stores where the purchase of YTONG FAMILY HOUSES can be arranged distribute promotional leaflets about YTONG FAMILY HOUSES. At such stores you can ask for basic information on that project from the salespersons and sign a Contracting Order which will be forwarded to Xella company. More detailed information on the project and the prospective purchase contract you will get, as usual, from Xella personnel by calling their free info phone 0800 7000. 7) PRESENTATIONS OF YTONG FAMILY HOUSES The promotion of the YTONG construction system and YTONG Family House designs includes organised presentations on the sites of our clients who are ready to open the doors of their future homes to the public. All interested clients who have supplied their personal data to us will be invited to these presentations taking place year-round in all parts of Croatia, depending on available sites suitable for the
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cute the foundations and the rest of construction works. The speed and easiness of construction is assured by massive YTONG blocks, fitted with handholds, spring and groove, by hollow angle elements for making vertical earthquake-resistant tie beams without formwork, U-elements as formwork of horizontal tie beams, beams and lintels, L-elements as external formwork of horizontal and oblique tie beams and cornices. Walls are made with YTONG thin-layered mortar, not with lime-cement mortar, whereby better cohesion and strength of the walls as well as faster construction speed are achieved than with conventional construction methods. INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT STEP-BY-STEP BUILDING BY APPLYING THE YTONG SYSTEM YOU WILL

first-hand knowledge about all the elements of the YTONG construction system, the quality of YTONG material and the advantages of building with it. You can also get information about the speed and prices of construction, potential contractors, the cost prices of other materials and labour at certain construction stages, recommendable wall finishing works, financing possibilities for the purchase of material, energy savings achieved by living in a house built by using the YTONG construction system. 8) APPLYING THE YTONG CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM THE YTONG CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM enables you to quickly and easily raise the structure of your YTONG FAMILY HOUSE with YTONG elements from the foundations to the roof. The foundations are made conventionally from concrete, whereas complete further construction is NOT PREFABRICATED, it is instead MASSIVE MASONRY involving YTONG WALL BLOCKS, YTONG THIN-LAYERED MORTAR AND THE SUPPORTING GRILLAGE SYSTEM DESIGNED FOR THE EXECUTION OF FLOOR AND ROOF STRUCTURES. We would recommend that the same contractor exe-

RECEIVE IN PRINTED AND DVD FORM UPON THE CONCLUSION OF THE PURCHASE CONTRACT AND YOU OGUHT TO OBSERVE THEM WHEN USING THE YTONG CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM. The floor and support structure of the sloped roof is executed from semi-prefab supporting grillage structure consisting of small reinforced concrete beams and ceiling blocks made from YTONG material of exceptional strength and carrying capacity. Placed on the floor structure are standard floating floor layers to ensure sound insulation, whereas on the sloped roof slab are placed standard layers for any type of covering (thermal insulation, steam-permeable, water-resistant foil, inverted battens, battens, tiles). Eaves are also executed from the supporting grillage structure. The external wall treatment can be carried out with a thin, finishing mineral or silica layer or with

single-layered lime-cement plaster to which a finishing paint or a mineral or silica finishing coating is to be applied. The internal wall treatment can be carried out with internal glazing or single-layered gypsum-lime plaster for YTONG. These materials for finishing treatment are not included in the price of the YTONG FAMILY HOUSE package, but some of them can be subsequently bought from Xella. Apart from YTONG plasters, you can also use plasters supplied by other manufacturers according to their instructions. Besides, if the inside wall surfaces are smoothly executed (which is one of the advantages of YTONG materials over other materials), then the interior walls need not be plastered, only smoothed. That is an extra saving, because smoothing is a bit cheaper and faster, as well as time-saving on account of the drying time, whereby the timing of your moving in your new home is brought nearer. 9) SELECTION OF YOUR CONTRACTOR One of major problems encountered by the investors is the uncertainty in the choice of a contractor for fear of questionable quality of works, delays and price increase relative to the originally agreed price. That is why we have created this package service project or the YTONG FAMILY HOUSE design intended to help our clients and facilitate as much as possible their progress from the idea to the actual construction of their own home. The first thing we did was offering an integrated construction system with a fixed price of essential material required for

raising the house structure. Moreover, we have offered a series of free services for our clients intended to greatly facilitate the construction of their home. Furthermore, every year all over Croatia Xella is organising the YTONG CRAFTSMAN training courses, thus widening the circle of authorised contractors that can be recommended to the clients with trust. Rather than engaging in construction works, Xella brings together a group of craftsmen and small or mediumsized construction companies and recommends them for you to negotiate with them directly. We know that their prices will be acceptable to you, the quality of their works satisfactory and their schedules short. What is important is to make timely reservations of their open appointments, because these contractors are largely busy all year round building our projects. Xella will connect you with authorised YTONG craftsmen after you have obtained a valid location permit. Meanwhile Xella will inform you on the reference prices of construction works. Our advice is that at any case you choose a contractor who has already worked with YTONG material and who is familiar with the technology and tools used in the construction with YTONG material. It is Xellas established practice

BUILDING INSTRUCTOR available to you, who will, if so requested by you, teach your contractor how to use YTONG tools and build with YTONG material correctly. You should request the instructors visit to your site at least 20 days prior to the start of building to ensure an appointment with him. YTONG is installed solely with thin-layered masonry mortar and YTONG tools, with which construction is made easier and more efficient. For faster and precise sawing of YTONG material we would recommend to hire an electric band saw (at HRK 900/month + VAT). 10) CONSTRUCTION PRICES (all quoted prices include VAT) The free design documentation you have received after buying the YTONG FAMILY HOUSE includes a part of the working documentation. Youll be able to get the exact

to follow up the progress of your YTONG FAMILY HOUSE construction through its sales managers or technical representatives who come to your site at your request to deal with any possible problem concerning the delivered YTONG material or some construction detail. Should you take a contractor of your own choice, we shall make free services of our YTONG

price after collecting the offers of potential contractors and on the basis of a cost estimate ordered from them with their prices filled in. The working documentation is standard and does not contain design changes, if any, you have ordered from the YTONG designer. For your overview of the total construction costs, we provide you with information on the reference prices of your YTONG FAMILY HOUSE project, without the price of land, without the costs of obtaining the decision on the terms and conditions of construction, without the costs utility connections and terrain development. The prices are based on our experience with our contrac29

REFERENCE CONSTRUCTION COSTS OF YTONG FAMILY HOUSESBY STAGES Prices (VAT included) include work and complete material per square meter gross floor area (GFA) YTONG PACKAGE DEAL ConstrucPRICES BY CONSTRUCTION STAGE tion stage 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. FOUNDATIONS AND STRUCTURE COVERING, SHEET-METAL WORK AND EXTERNAL JOINERY PARTITION WALLS AND INSTALLATIONS FAADE, INTERIOR PLASTER AND JOINERY GLAZING, FLOORING, WALLING, PAINTING SANITARY CHINA AND INSTALLATION OF E-EQUIPMENT CENTRAL HEATING all completed INSIDE AND OUTSIDE TURNKEY STARTING AS AT - TOTAL: 140 115 45 60 100 45 40 650 105

installed. A comparison between the price of a house structure with finishing treatment (plaster) shows that the price within the YTONG SYSTEM and that of conventional building is by 10 - 15% lower, or by 16.5% lower than the average price per square metre of housing space in Zagreb, according to data provided by the State Bureau of Statistics. These prices vary in dependence on the type of the YTONG FAMILY HOUSE. The prices of YTONG LOWENERGY HOUSE are by 20% higher on the average due to thicker external walls (36.5 cm THERMOBLOCK) and additional thermal insulation required for a low-energy YTONG house, as well as higher-quality and more expensive joinery. Finally, the profitability of your investment in an YTONG FAMILY HOUSE will fully show in its use, during your occupancy of it. Apart from a pleasant and healthy microclimate that the house affords to its occupants (steam-permeability = wall breathing), you will notice considerable savings in heating over winter and cooling over summer at the rate of 30 - 50%, (depending on the location of the house) owing to the basic feature of YTONG material, an that is outstanding thermal insulation! It is important to know that, if executed exactly as designed, the YTONG LOW-ENERGY HOUSE spends less than 40 kWh per square metre of net housing area, which makes it an EXCEPTIONALLY COST-SAVING SYSTEM. Our clients who have already moved into their YTONG FAMILY HOUSES have confirmed that and they are truly HAPPY with our product! DECIDE IN FAVOUR OF MODERN CONSTRUCTION BUILD ECONOMICALLY, FAST AND WITH QUALITY! MAKE YOURSELF A FAMILY HOUSE! LOOKING FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU! Free info phone - 0800 7000 - from Monday to Friday between 08.00 and 16.00 hours.

The above prices apply to standard quality of installed construction materials and equipment The client can choose the type and quality of material to be installed The client decides on the stage for which the construction of an YTONG FAMILY HOUSE will be agreed The construction of an YTONG LOW-ENERGY HOUSE is by 20% more expensive than that of other houses tors in the greater Zagreb area. The quoted prices are the prices of constructed gross floor area (GFA) covering work and complete material, all with VAT included. All prices include YTONG material for the YTONG Family House. In addition to net floor areas, for each house gross floor area is also stated in this Catalogue of YTONG FAMILY HOUSES. PRICE UP TO STAGE 1 The price of rough work, first stage or skeleton (bare walls and ceilings) of your YTONG FAMILY HOUSE, from excavation to foundation concreting through complete walling to the installation of floor structure and supporting grillage structures, but without covering, ranges from as low as Euro 245/m2 GFA. It is, therefore, the price of complete material (gravel, concrete, reinforcement and YTONG material) and work for this construction stage. PRICE UP TO STAGE 2 The closed house price, which includes the structure, roofing and
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outer joinery, ranges from as low as Euro 360 /m2 GFA. PRICE UP TO (CARCASS) STAGE 4 The typical price agreed for a semi-finished (carcass) building ranges from as low as Euro 465/m2 GFA, and it includes a house finished from the outside (Stage 1 + roofing small beams, thermal insulation, waterproofing, tiles, sheet-metal works; interior and exterior joinery; interior plaster, exterior plaster faade; installations water supply, sewerage, electrical installations). PRICE UP TO STAGE 7 The turnkey price all finished indoors and outdoors (tiling work, floor and wall linings, parquet and tile floor, central heating, all painted, lighting fixtures, sanitary china, briefly, all except furniture), provided that standard materials are used, ranges from as low as Euro 650 m2 GFA. Of course, if you want to install higher-quality and more expensive materials for interior design, that price can well be raised. It is up to you to decide on the types of materials to be

How to carry out the YTONG FAMILY HOUSE project?


The procedure from the idea to the actual construction of an YTONG Family House or any other building by using the YTONG system is as follows: 1. Informative conversation with an expert at Xella office 2. Signing of the purchase contract and payment of the purchase price* 3. Contact established with the designer and receipt of designs 4. Obtaining the decision on the terms and conditions of construction 5. Delivery of YTONG material 6. Construction works *) If an YTONG FAMILY HOUSE is purchased on credit, after the conclusion of the purchase contract the buyer will first pay to Xella an advance amounting to HRK 19,000 (irrespective of the house type) as part of fixing the purchase price. The balance of the purchase price is payable to the seller by the bank following the loan realisation.

For all details on YTONG family houses please contact our architect, the YTONG adviser: RANKO NOVAK, dipl.ing.arh. ranko.novak@xella.com 098 366 730

or planning office: Magnituda projekt d.o.o., Zagreb info@magnituda.hr Phone: 01 6387 970 Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:00 hours

free info phone: 0800 7000 www.xella.hr


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January 2008.