Rainscreen System

System Performance

A breadth of overcladding solutions exist which deliver considerable variation in
performance, aesthetics and extended building life.

Whilst all systems purport to have a design life of decades, many are face-fixed and lack an in-built water management system, consequently their appearance rapidly deteriorates long before reaching the expected in-service life.

d+b facades has 25 years’ old examples of overcladding which look as good today as when first installed without requiring cleaning or maintenance.

For clients, Best Value on overcladding projects can only be attained by selecting the lowest-cost solution which meets all required performance objectives and retains a high-quality appearance throughout the service life of the overcladding system.

Examples of System Failures
The Consequences of Getting System Selection Wrong are Severe