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12/05/2016
The French Institute CSTB has just certified that our rainscreen cladding system CUPACLAD® 101 has successfully overcome the impact and wind tests. The CSTB (Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment) is a French public authority in the service of innovation in construction industry ensuring the buildings quality and safety in France. In order to validate […]
10/05/2016
CUPA PIZARRAS USA was established in 2013 as our branch in the states. Leading the world in slate production since 1892, the company develops new and efficient construction solutions that promote the use of natural slate. Get to know our latest innovations adapting to the new architectural trends! THERMOSLATE®: CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY IN YOUR NATURAL […]
15/04/2016
Natural slate is a product with unmatchable technical properties, always providing considerable added value. The inimitable textures of our slates have inspired architects worldwide to create unique projects in which natural slate stands out on its own, giving an inimitable, timeless and unchanging appearance. Its elegance and personality confer a unique character. Don’t miss the […]
11/01/2016
CUPA PIZARRAS has always stood out because of its marked vocation for innovation and its commitment to sustainability. Thus CUPACLAD® was born: one of the most ecological solutions in the market. WHAT IS A RAINSCREEN CLADDING SYSTEM? The rainscreen cladding system is the most effective constructive building envelope. The combination of a ventilated system together […]

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09/12/2015
CUPACLAD® 201 was the perfect cladding system for this contemporary residential complex. Our innovative ventilated façade systems create a modern look to these buildings while offering a sustainable cladding solution. STYLE AN INNOVATION FOR A DANISH RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX These apartment buildings are located in Fredericia, in the eastern part of Denmark. In order to get […]
10/11/2015
The quality and beauty of CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate has led Kant Arkitekter to select it for Tandrupkollegiet, a modern youth housing located on Vanløse (Denmark). The use of CUPACLAD®, our complete rainscreen cladding system in natural slate, adds a touch of urban design to this project, carried out between 2009 and 2012. A SUSTAINABLE CLADDING SOLUTION […]
02/10/2015
A ventilated cladding system is considered to be the most effective solution for thermal insulation: it generates constant air ventilation through the rear of the panel and prevents accumulation of moisture. It is made up of a load-bearing wall, an insulating layer and a coating material fixed to the building, creating an air chamber. CUPACLAD® […]
24/09/2015
Did you know buildings consum a third of the world energy supply and they are responsible for 20% of the global pollution. If nothing changes, it could even double or triple by 2050. That’s the reason why here, in CUPA PIZARRAS, we invest on more efficient and greener buildings by powering sustainability and energy efficiency. […]

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