Cost Comparison

Costs of a concrete foundation of a house

 

Material
€ per running metre

Amount of work required
and cost3)
man-hours/€/running metre

Total
€ per running metre

Medium-sized
single-family house
approx. 100 running metres of foundation

Formwork with timber1)1)
200×600

24,95 €

0,6 man-hours/24 €

48,95 €

4895 €
+ disposal cost for
construction waste

 Formwork with TASSU2)2)
200×600

36,03 €

0,12 man-hours/4,8 €

40,83 €

4083 €

 Difference

-11,08 €

19 €

8,12 €

812 €
+ disposal cost for
construction waste
(approx. €130 to €300)

1) comprising
sawn timber 22 x 100, PV/VL waney
battens 47 x 100, VS/VL
concrete C30/37, S3, 16 mm (or according to construction plan)
steel 2 x 10 mm, A 500 HW

2) comprising
LT26
Concrete C30/37, S3, 16 mm (or according to construction plan)

3) estimated cost per hour €40

  • The prices are inclusive of VAT (24%) but exclusive of freight
  • Work hours required are based on average values calculated on house construction sites
  • Man-hours per running metre: the number of man-hours required to build one metre of foundation on a house construction site
  • In both cases it is assumed that the building company works on an hourly basis and charges €40 per hour + VAT 24%.
  • The disposal cost for timber-made formwork is typically from €130 to €300 per house

See detailed information in the formwork.

 

We provide TASSU foundation formwork systems in various sizes according to the intended use. tassu1