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CUPACLAD, a ventilated façade system with CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate, has renovated Fælledgården care centre, located in Copenhagen (Denmark). These 193 assisted living facilities are an excelent sample of sustainable architecture, converted to a low energy building in accordance to the Danish Building Regulations BR10. The existing dwelling house was transformed by a highly insulated building envelope clad […]
Natural slate breathes new life into the roof of an old building in Frederiksberg, a district of Copenhagen (Denmark). Our dark grey slate with thin laminations and a smooth surface renovates the existing roofing of this house, dated 1896 and located at Madvigs Allé, 10. 
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. Our natural slate solar panels fit in well with the rest of the […]
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.

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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 […]
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 […]
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. Natural slate is ideally suitable as a roofing material because its embodied carbon value is at most 16% of that of […]
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.

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