The use of natural stone as facade cladding has shown great technical development over the years. Today, the new construction systems facilitate its installation and increase its performance. Check out 3 types of stone facade systems currently used in architecture!
STONEPANEL™ renews SINTEF Technical Approval, a proof of the high quality of our natural stone panels
STONEPANEL™ has renovated the SINTEF Technical Approval (No. 2563), an approval system for building materials, components and construction systems in Norway.
STONEPANEL™ has renovated the BBA-Agrément Certificate, leading the market as the only natural stone pre-assembled panel that is backed by this certification in UK.
The External Thermal Insulation System (ETICS) with STONEPANEL™ is intended for use as external thermal insulation for building walls, both for new construction projects and for renovation of existing buildings.
The Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) provides a comprehensive picture of the sustainability of a new home in England and Wales. This code was launched by the UK government in 2006 to help reduce carbon emissions and create more green buildings.
Natural stone panels STONEPANEL™ are suitable for installation in any interior or exterior location. In fact, this product created and patented by CUPA GROUP, can be produced in different sizes and with any type of stone. We are going to review the special pieces avalaible of STONEPANEL™ for corners, coverings and other solutions.
«International trade of stone products in the year 2014 reached a value of 22.8 billion euro, an increase compared to 2013 of 1.8% and a total quantity handled of about 86 million tons (+7.4% compared to 2013)». The Annual Report and Prospects for the International Stone Trade 2015 by Internazionale Marmi e Macchine (IMM)
The surface of natural stone may be finished in a wide variety of ways. It is important to choose natural stone finishes suitable for an intended use. Using different techniques and mechanical processes, natural stone can be adapted to interior and exterior applications. These are the most popular stone finishes: