Rainscreen

Rainscreen

Construction detail appropriate for all but the driest climates to prevent moisture entry and to extend the life of siding and sheathing materials; most commonly produced by installing thin strapping to hold the siding away from the sheathing by a quarter-inch to three-quarters of an inch.
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The scheme consists of, but is not limited to, the design and new build construction of a two storey auditorium, comprising piled foundations, glazed facades with terracotta rainscreen, steel frame with inner insitu concrete box to the auditorium, structural walls, columns and floor slabs, core acoustic protection and external performance space.
Recycled exterior materials include an aluminum-composite rainscreen system, limestone plaster and aluminum-frame storefronts.
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, fabricated 1,500 metal wall panels for the rainscreen system, and Pacific Erectors, Rocklin, California, installed the panels.
We accept that the Alumasc system is significantly different to the "Grenfellstyle" rainscreen cladding in many respects and is extensively tested, independently accredited and compliant with the requirements of the building regulations pertaining to fire performance.
Celotex supplied its RS5000 insulation to form part of the rainscreen cladding fitted to the Tower Block.
Meanwhile, there were fears that rainscreen cladding recently installed to insulate and smarten up Grenfell contributed to the fire's rapid spread.
based Shaffner Heaney Associates, LafargeHolcim has extended its Ductal product--with 18,000 psi design and 25,000 psi ultimate strengths--to the thin cladding and rainscreen market.
His experience with rainscreen facade systems will compliment MetalTech-USA's system ingenuity.
Sotech are specialist manufacturers of bespoke metal rainscreen cladding and architectural facade systems.
The company, which produces high-quality sheet metal architectural fabrications such as rainscreen systems, pressings, fascias, gutter systems and rainwater goods, started out with nine staff and quickly grew that to 30 by the end of 2014.
Digitia was set up by Ms Bean in 2012 and has worked for clients such as software firm Monpellier, heating and renewable energy firm A Ward Group, pensions provider SSASCo, and metal rainscreen and cladding manufacturers Sotech.
A rainscreen of ceramic tiles, impermeable to moisture but permeable to air, was the common example at the conference.