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CUPACLAD™ natural slate cladding systems have all the advantages of ventilated facades. External thermal insulation provides considerable benefits such as energy efficiency, comfort levels and savings to our home. Avoiding thermal bridges increases thermal comfort by reducing heat movement, which results in a warmer home in winter and cooler in summer. As a result, CUPACLAD™ systems achieve […]
Natural slate is a classic but at the same time contemporary material. For many centuries it has been used in many and different kinds of constructions and buildings. The slate roof tiles tradition is higher in those areas where natural quarries were originally, such as Spain, England, Wales, France and Portugal. Actually, most slate in Europe comes […]
It is very important that roof coverings and cladding are fixed in accordance with British Standard for Slating and Tiling (BS 5534) to comply with new UK building regulations. Numerous important changes have been made, with the aim of improving roof security and structure. 
Efficiency and durability are highly demanded in sustainable architecture. Natural materials such as natural slate provide long-life and energy-efficient buildings, with significant advantages according to the inhabitants wishes. A good example of this is Home for Life, the world’s first Active House, designed to produce more energy than it consumes, that used CUPACLAD system to create a rainscreen cladding in natural […]

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CUPA 98 natural slate is the most beautiful, longest lasting and durable roofing product for a family home in Livingstone (Dallas, USA). This dark grey slate with a riven surface, can last for more than a century, giving you a long lasting roof.
CUPACLAD™, ventilated facade systems with CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate, offers new design possibilities for contemporary architecture. We are delighted to review the 5 best CUPACLAD™ projects of 2014, a demonstration of beauty, sustainability and quality.
CUPA PIZARRAS has developped a fixing guide in order to help natural slate roofers. There are two methods of fixing natural roofing slates: nailing and hook fixing.
THERMOSLATE, the first and only natural slate solar thermal panel, can be easily installed in roofs and façades. In the following video you can see the installation process of THERMOSLATE that combines energy efficiency to produce heat and sanitary hot water, with a perfect architectural integration: CUPA PIZARRAS has developed the first natural slate solar thermal […]
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