Ventilated Facades

A ventilated facade is a means of covering a building; the porcelain stoneware surface is anchored to the wall of the building thanks to an aluminium structure and mechanical anchorage devices.

A ventilation gap is thus created between the two surfaces; the air in the chamber is moved by convection generating a microventilation effect which allows the walls of the building to breathe.

The installation of a suitable insulating layer eliminates thermal bridges, reduces heat dispersion in winter and heat accumulation in the summer; all this to the advantage of energy savings and the comfort of the people in the building.

Continuous outside face:
"STACK EFFECT" ventilation

Advantages

Energy saving:

a ventilated facade provides noise insulation, low heat dispersion in cold periods and low heat absorption in hot months.

Healthier environment:

a ventilated facade prevents thermal bridges, favours the dispersion of humidity present in the building and guarantees excellent noise insulation.

Unaltered technical and aesthetic performances:

the colours of the slabs remain unaltered over time and the surfaces do not absorb dust or dirt.

Protection from water:

a ventilated facade stops rainwater and ice from entering the walls thus reducing decay and relevant maintenance costs.

Ideal for renovation work:

a ventilated facade can be applied over existing plaster without the need for restoration work.

Self-Cleaning:

thanks to the technologically advanced HY-PRO24 and the super-hydrophilic action.

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