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April 20, 2021 4:03 pm

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Experts will put in order the facade, engineering systems and much more.

The renovation of the building of the Russian Association for International Cooperation is underway, its area is 373 square meters.


The two-storey brick building was built in 1940 according to an individual project. During this time, the design fell into disrepair, engineering systems began to need updating. They began to put everything in order at the end of last year.

“The dismantling works have now been fully completed. Workers have started roofing with an area of ​​435 square meters. The rafter system and the metal covering of the pitched roof will be completely replaced. During the work, the roof will be insulated with mineral wool based on molten basalt. Such material is fireproof and environmentally friendly, ”the press service said.

Department of capital repairs of Moscow.

Specialists will deal with the facade of the building (almost 400 “squares”): they will reinforce the walls with metal clips, clean them of dirt, beat off peeling plaster, seal up cracks, mount subsystems of a suspended ventilated facade with subsequent facing with tiles stylized as brickwork. Interfloor ceilings and flights of stairs have already been put in order, load-bearing walls and window openings have been strengthened.

It is planned to replace and modernize internal engineering systems, including power supply, heating, cold and hot water supply, sewerage, as well as ventilation and air conditioning. 2,200 meters of pipes will be laid here. Heat will be supplied from the input unit, which is fed from the central heating point in the neighboring building. It is almost ready, experts are assembling a heating and hot water metering unit.

“The peculiarity of the building is the strip foundation, the floors of the first floor are located directly on the ground. To protect the pipes passing there from freezing, insulation is carried out using an insulating material based on expanded polystyrene and expanded clay, ”the ministry’s press service added.

The building will also be redeveloped to create comfortable conditions for employees and visitors. Also, windows and doors will be replaced here, finishing works will be performed. Before making a new floor covering, a screed will be made. Parquet and laminate will appear in the offices, ceramic tiles will appear in the corridors, bathrooms and stairs. Security and automatic fire alarm, warning and evacuation control systems will be installed.

“The territory adjacent to the building will be landscaped. It is planned to replace the fence, install an automatic barrier, install an asphalt pavement with markings for parking vehicles and arrange lawns. The existing trees and shrubs will be preserved, ”the press service of the Department of Major Repairs noted.

All works are expected to be completed this summer.

Residential buildings are also being renovated in the capital. In the first quarter of 2021, 265 projects for capital repairs of houses were approved. They will renovate facades, change communications, repair entrances and others. common premises.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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