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Be safe and save – optimizing the thickness of rainscreen cladding panels

By bilda | October 22, 2020

Be safe and save – optimizing the thickness of rainscreen cladding panels Building great, functional facades starts with optimizing the façade panels. The optimized thickness saves on cost for materials, as well as for the fixing system itself. It also makes for […]

What is a rainscreen cladding system and what are its advantages?

By bilda | June 29, 2020

What is a rainscreen cladding system and what are its advantages? The term “rainscreen cladding” refers to an additional outer layer, attached to the original façade of the building. It creates a double-wall construction, thus protecting the wall from water penetration and […]

Main differences between point-fixed facades and profile facade systems

By bilda | June 29, 2020

Main differences between point-fixed facade and profile facade systems Architects, facade contractors, investors, and construction supervisors are getting increasingly aware of the advantages that profile facade systems can bring along for their projects. Anyway, there is still a significant gap in the […]

Innovative method for building insulation fixing

By bilda | June 22, 2020

Innovative method for building insulation fixing thermal insulation set model Thermal insulation behind the building structure is a must. The standard method nowadays is fixing with plastic dowels to the walls. In case that the insulation is thicker, plastic dowels do not […]