Modular construction gets a boost from Cedral
23/04/2021
Modular construction gets a boost from Cedral
Who would have thought that prefabricated buildings would ever be in vogue in the high-end sector? But it has been in recent years, especially when combined with Cedral fibre cement cladding. One example is a project in Wormer, in the Netherlands.
Fibre cement vs. PVC: the comparison led to an obvious choice
23/03/2021
Fibre cement vs. PVC: the comparison led to an obvious choice
Is fibre cement revolutionising the building sector? The fact is that those who have tried it have never looked back. That goes for Robert Hichens, a professional installer in Cornwall. The former PVC specialist didn't hesitate for a moment to make the transition. And he doesn't regret it for a minute...
This couple built their house themselves with the help of Cedral
23/03/2021
This couple built their house themselves with the help of Cedral
Building your own house - isn’t that a gamble? Perhaps, but it’s certainly not impossible. Amélie Boullé and Jean-Marie Aubineau can testify to that. Thanks to Cedral, some good advice and a healthy dose of courage to take the plunge, this couple made their dream come true.
Insulate your facade exterior
31/08/2020
Insulate your facade exterior
There was no doubt in 2017 that sustainable building and renovation were on the rise. Building regulations related to insulation were becoming increasingly stricter and more demanding. What’s more, many builders and renovators began opting for energy-efficient solutions of their own accord, that seamlessly combined a respect for nature and a focus on energy consumption.
Fire Classifications Explained
25/06/2020
Fire Classifications Explained
With building material combustibility a key focal point during the specification stage, Cedral has a long-standing commitment to ensuring our fibre cement slate materials comprehensively meet the fire performance classification A2-s1,d0 to EN 13501-1:2018.
BES 6001 Explained
16/04/2020
BES 6001 Explained
BES 6001 is the ‘Framework Standard for the Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products’ by the BRE. And, so in demonstrating the company’s continued commitment to sustainable buildings, Cedral manufactured fibre cement slates achieve a ‘Very Good’ performance rating.