Rainscreen claddings are used to protect the exterior walls from rainwater but it provides a plethora of other benefits as well. It can be described as a water-shedding material that is placed on the exterior of a commercial building. One of the primary reasons why rain-screen cladding is used in construction is to prevent any damage caused by rainwater. Rainscreen cladding also helps to control the temperature inside the building.
Apart from protecting the exterior facade of the building, here are some of the key reasons why rain-screen claddings are so popular –
Aesthetics – Rainscreen claddings are known for its versatility and so it is advantageous from a design perspective. Using rainscreen cladding is an excellent way of modernizing old properties and ensure that new constructions have a contemporary appeal.
Reduced building maintenance – This installation process is without the use of sealant which is highly attracting dust particles and melts silicone after a periodic interval. Using Rainscreen system cladding protects the exterior wall of a building from harsh environmental effects. This significantly slows down deterioration. Materials such as aluminium cladding will ensure the building and future owners benefit from very low maintenance.
Sound Proof – Installing rain-screen cladding adds an additional layer to the exterior facade of the building which makes the interior of the building sound-proof. This is especially useful when it comes to any building construction in urban areas near major roads.
Easy Installation – Rainscreen claddings are lightweight which makes it easy to install. The cladding can be installed with little to no disruption to the occupants of the building.
Energy Efficient – Using rainscreen cladding on the outer surface of the building makes it cooler during summer and also provides adequate warmth to the building during winter. With rain-screen cladding, energy bills can also be reduced by 30%-40%
One of the most surprising facts about Rainscreen cladding is that it has been around us in one form or another for over hundreds of years. Today, it has become a common cladding material in commercial and residential projects.
What makes Viva ACPs one of the leading Rainscreen cladding manufacturers in India?
Viva is one of the best ACP sheet manufacturers in India. Our products have been trusted and selected by Architect, Builders, and Fabricator fraternity in India as well as overseas for over 18 years.
Here are some of the reasons why you should purchase Viva’s rainscreen system –
- Can be installed on new projects as well as refurbishments
- Minimal maintenance
- Silicone free installation resulting in a clean and consistent appearance of façade
- Open groove installation
- Impact and weather-resistant
- A high degree of water tightness and structure stability
- Quick and easy installation
- Increases energy efficiency
- Increase shelf-life of cladding & facade
- Lightweight and durable
- Improves thermal and acoustic insulation