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24/03/2014
THERMOSLATE™, the first natural slate solar panel, helps a family save annually up to 50% of energy consumption. Thanks to the natural slate‘s absorbing and diffusion properties, this familiar building located in Leicestershire (United Kingdom) in covered by 5 THERMOSLATE™ solar collectors which holds a roof area of 7,25 square meters.
07/03/2014
CUPA PIZARRAS features a wide range of natural slate from our different quarries, available in multiple shapes and sizes. The quality of our Selections ‘R‘, ‘H‘, ‘Natural‘ and ‘Heavy‘ is guaranteed by the strict control applied to the entire slate production process, from extraction to processing at the plant.
11/02/2014
Natural slate is one of the most versatile roofing products used in architectural design and for the creation of ambiences. Sophistication, resistance and durability give the surface involved a certain prestige, guaranteeing a far longer service life. Present throughout the history of mankind, natural slate is a classic and irreplaceable element on the roofs and […]
30/01/2014
The installation of a natural slate roof depends on the slate type, the style and the design. Slates are supplied in pallets and stacked on their long side. Once removed from their pallets, slates need to be graded and sorted into three or four thicknesses. There are two methods of fixing natural roofing slates: nailing and hook fixing. FIXING WITH NAILS Once slates have […]

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28/01/2014
Natural slate is the best choice for roofing material in terms of its impact on the environment. Slate is a totally natural product which has the lowest embodied energy of all the roofing materials.
07/11/2013
CUPA PIZARRAS continues to expand and grow incorporating the new CUPA PIZARRAS USA Inc. company. Our headquarters is located in New Jersey (1 University Plaza, Suite 610,  Hackensack, NJ – 07601, USA) and just a few minutes away from New York. A new team of qualified professionals are able to supply the USA and Canada roofing slate markets.
17/10/2013
CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate covers a new ‘Canadian-style‘ log cabin built in Czech Republic. Our natural slate was specified for the sympathetic roofing because they needed that all materials used on the project harmonised with the landscape.
09/10/2013
CUPA PIZARRAS has been specified for the Ardgartan Hotel, located near Arrochar (United Kingdom). The roof, with a total surface of 2,700 square meters, was restored in 2012 with our CUPA Heavy 3 40×22, thanks to high-quality and excellent durability of our natural slates.

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