Natural slate has been used as a roofing material for centuries. The recent decades, a new trend has emerged: Using the slate as a rainscreen cladding solution. It’s the natural result of joining the awesome properties of natural slate with the new architectural tendencies.
Rainscreen cladding is the most efficient system for building construction nowadays, and it’s becoming increasingly popular among architects and developers. The thermal and sound efficiency is one of the main advantages. This helps to cut back on energy bills and saving emissions.
CUPACLAD natural slate is specially selected for its technical properties. Once installed, it has a lifespan of more than 100 years. In addition to the high resistance, it’s a non-combustible material, which increases the building’s safety. Natural slate is able to withstand the harshest weather.
But it’s not just a matter of performance. The natural beauty of slate allows designers and architects to create wonderful projects. Thanks to the different shapes, sizes, and systems, everything is possible with CUPACLAD: your facade will be the envy of the neighborhood!
Despite the recent arrival, the CUPACLAD systems are gaining momentum in North America. As a result, there are already in place smart and spectacular projects, like the Henrico County Public Library, the Slate School in Connecticut, or the East Alabama Medical Center.