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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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.

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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 […]
Vision Arkitekter has been inspired by the durability, ecology and beauty of CUPACLAD for the design of a family house in Aarhus, Denmark. Villa Risskov is a modern and functional project of CUPACLAD 101, a ventilated and invisible facade system with CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate. The unique facade of this building, located on the east coast of […]
CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate was the perfect choice for roofing rehabilitation to this French style building in Østerbrogade, one of the main shopping streets in Copenhagen (Denmark). The mansard roof was renovated with CUPA 12, a dark grey slate with thin laminations and a smooth surface. 
Natural slate matches the surrounding natural environment in a one-story house built in Otake (Narita-shi, Chiba-ken). Our blue black slate CUPA 10 30×20, Range R, was chosen for this traditional Japanese project, called ‘Gakushuin shoto-ka Seido’.

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