For When Wattle and Daub Just Won’t Do
October 30, 2014
According to Construction Manufacturing Association “The cladding of a building is just as important as the space and fittings inside it. In some areas of the world, it’s vastly more important. In areas prone to forest fires, you’d opt for metal cladding over timber or vinyl, for example. We’re looking at how durable these materials are and how they affect our environment.” CMA lists metal cladding as their number one choice for the building exterior… “It’s brilliant at keeping the weather out, it needs hardly any maintenance or inspections and it is a good insulator – it can keep heat out or heat in just as easily thanks to its light and heat reflectivity.” Following metal is wood (#2), vinyl (#3), stucco (#4), bricks and stone (#5).