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5 reasons to choose CUPACLAD® for your façade


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CUPACLAD® is our ventilated facade solution that combines perfectly the natural properties of CUPA PIZARRAS slate and new cladding possibilities.

These systems are very easy to install and they help to create a modern building appearance. In new constructions and in renovation works, CUPACLAD® solutions can be adapted to every architectural design and style.



1. High durability with no maintenance

Used since roman times, natural slate is an exceptionally durable material, with more than 100 years of service life. In addition, CUPA PIZARRAS slate exceeds all international quality standards for any type of façade project.

Unlike prefabricated materials, our products don’t require any additional treatments during manufacture, installation or upon completion of the project.

2. Saves time and money

These systems are very easy to install. Lightweight and durable, CUPACLAD® solutions share a flawless installation process while offering different options in slate size and fixing method, ensuring a perfect adaptation to any project.

3. Natural beauty

Slate is a completely natural and beautiful material that covers some of the most iconic buildings around the world.

All CUPACLAD® slates are selected one by one for their remarkable texture and handcrafted specifically to be used in facades, in an effort to create unique designs with a truly outstanding product.

4. Energy efficiency

CUPACLAD™ ventilated facade systems are the perfect solution for external wall insulation in both renovation and new projects. The outer layer in CUPA PIZARRAS slate acts as a natural barrier, ensuring total protection against weather and moisture. In addition, the combination of external wall insulation and ventilated cavity generate significant energy savings while increasing thermal comfort.

5. Environmental engagement

CUPACLAD® cladding systems are composed of 100% natural slate and enable the construction of efficient and sustainable facades. A life cycle analysis, which analyzes the whole environmental impact of a product, highlights CUPACLADTM as a truly ecological building material.

CUPACLADTM uses twice less CO2 than fibre cement facades, consumes 4 times less water than those built with zinc, and 1.5 times less energy than fibre cement ones.

Find more information about CUPACLAD® in our brochure.