NVELOPE Rainscreen Systems has had its rainscreen cladding support systems certified by BBA.
The BBA is the UK’s major authority offering approval and certification services to manufacturers and installers supplying the construction industry. The new Certificate relates to the NVELOPE rainscreen cladding support system range which is designed for use as a sub-frame to support cladding on the external or internal wall structure of new or existing buildings.
“BBA approval enables architects to specify NVELOPE systems with confidence,” says Mike Smith, Sales and Marketing Director at NVELOPE. “It demonstrates that our support system range has met the BBA’s rigorous testing and evaluation criteria and will provide a high quality fixing solution. As the sole rainscreen cladding support systems company with BBA approval, NVELOPE provides a range that architects can rely on for all their projects.”
Agrément certification examines factors relating to compliance with Building Regulations and additional non-regulatory information where applicable. It also includes independently verified technical specification, assessment criteria and technical investigations, design considerations, installation guidance, regular surveillance of production and a formal three-yearly review. Key factors assessed cover mechanical resistance and stability; safety in case of fire and hygiene, health and the environment.
NVELOPE supplies a versatile, quick to specify and simple to install range of support systems, all manufactured in theUKunder the ISO 9001 quality management system.
Manufactured in theUKand using the highest specification alloys, NVELOPE products and systems are ideal for supporting a wide variety of façade materials. These include high pressure laminate (HPL), timber, weatherboard, fibre cement, fibre concrete, ceramic, thin stone, aluminium composite material (ACM) and other metals. NVELOPE offer a wide variety of solutions for visible and concealed fix (both structural and mechanical) applications.
The company’s range of rainscreen brackets and grid systems can be optimised for specific projects thanks to the expertise of its technical design support service. This ensures that NVELOPE can add real value to the design process, bringing architects and specifiers real freedom with an almost infinite range of façade appearance and layout options.
For further information on NVELOPE Rainscreen Systems, visit www.nvelope.com