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Cladding Systems

High-performance rainscreens and cladding systems that meet the compliance requirements for medium-density and low-rise commercial projects.

July 2021

NBK Terracotta Facades for Medium Density Housing: From a Vision to the Perfect Product

NBK Terracotta never requires re-painting, coating, or sealing for the building’s lifetime, meaning virtually zero maintenance. 

Technoform and Nu-Wall Eliminate Thermal Bridges

Technoform and Nu-Wall Eliminate Thermal Bridges

Technoform's Thermal Isolator Clip with Nu-Wall's aluminium cladding and Alibat rail system was used in conjunction with Rockwool external insulation and displayed at the Passive House Hui in Wellington.

Lightweight GRC Cladding Backed By Excellent Technical Support

Lightweight GRC Cladding Backed By Excellent Technical Support

GRC lightweight glass reinforced concrete cladding offers versatile design options for medium density projects. 

INTEGRA Lightweight Concrete Facade System

INTEGRA Lightweight Concrete Facade System

Resene Construction Systems' high performance, BRANZ appraised, lightweight AAC concrete external facade system will protect and enhance buildings for years to come.

PacBld Cladding Offers Increased Ventilation and Fire Performance

PacBld Cladding Offers Increased Ventilation and Fire Performance

Pacific Build Supply (Pacbld) have always taken a holistic systems approach to cladding they supply. 

The Crossing: Bringing Sophisticated Architectural Design to Life with ALPOLIC/fr

The Crossing: Bringing Sophisticated Architectural Design to Life with ALPOLIC/fr

The Crossing, a hub for the finest international and local brands located in Christchurch’s CBD, features geometric shapes formed out of ALPOLIC/fr which has turned the building into a real eye catcher.

Drained and Ventilated Cavity Construction Essential for Shadowclad

Drained and Ventilated Cavity Construction Essential for Shadowclad

A look into the reasons for CHH Plywood’s updated advice to specifiers and homeowners that Shadowclad cladding for new builds should only be used over a drained and ventilated cavity.

Prefinished Weatherboards Bring Time Savings to 30-Unit Housing Development

Prefinished Weatherboards Bring Time Savings to 30-Unit Housing Development

Dynex PALLISIDE is a locally made, durable engineered alternative to timber weatherboards. It’s designed for long-lasting good looks and eliminates the need for painting while minimising future maintenance.

Related feature topics:

RABs and Wraps

Materials that protect the building enclosure from the elements during and after the build, providing a healthy and weathertight environment for the occupants.

Pre-Cladding Solutions

The products we rely on to protect the building enclosure from the elements, both during and after the build.

Waterproofing

Products and systems designed to ensure compliant external and internal waterproofing of buildings.

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