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20/10/2021
Our natural slate rainscreen cladding systems – CUPACLAD 101 and CUPACLAD 201 – are now included in the Green Book Live database elaborated by BRE Global. To be part of this exclusive list,  BRE Global must approve the environmental product declaration which analyses the product’s life cycle. CUPACLAD has reached the goal thanks to a […]
Dr. Víctor Cárdenes Van den Eynde Geologist and roofing slate independent consultant
09/12/2020
Standards are useful, since they can be used to predict the performance of the roofing slate along its lifespan.  Nowadays, there are two main roofing slate standards in the world, the European EN12326 (parts 1 and 2) and the North American ASTM C-406. There are other two standards, the Indian IS 6250 and the Chinese […]
14/09/2020
Snowdonia National Park Authority, the local planning authority for Wales’ largest national park, has approved a second CUPA PIZARRAS slate for use on roofs in the prestigious area. Home to picturesque villages and nine mountain ranges, Snowdonia National Park has stringent design standards in relation to planning permission when refurbishing existing properties within the area […]
13/07/2020
We are proud to announce that CUPA PIZARRAS is officially a carbon-neutral company according to the Carbon Trust. This achievement highlights our sustainable practices and provides an incentive to keep implementing policies to fight climate change. A carbon footprint refers to the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated by a company in a year. In 2019 CUPA […]

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21/03/2019
Heavy 3 and CUPA 12 roof slates have been assessed and certified by BRE Global, which is an independent, third-party approvals organisation, expert in Life Cycle Assessment. Environmental Product Declaration The environmental product declarations of Heavy 3 and CUPA 12 are now listed in the Green Book Live database. This is an important milestone for […]
08/03/2016
For some years now, green building has become one of the most trending topics in architecture and construction specialized media. Nowadays, rehabilitation and energy efficiency seem to be the new engines of construction industry and there are many signs that indicate that this reality is getting closer. What architectural trends set According to the last […]

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