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Swisspearl's process for air-curing panels provides a high-performance fiber cement cladding panel for rainscreen cladding construction.
For rainscreen cladding applications, not all fiber cement panels are created equally. Cladding Corp is pleased to offer Swisspearl® products that are air-cured, a process where cement-based products cure naturally, with a 28-day curing process, that uses saves energy and reduces internal panel stress. An air-cured fiber cement product is always superior to an autoclaved product, as the panels... Read More
Cladding Corp Terra5 TC30 Terracotta Rainscreen Cladding Elevation
McCormick & Company, Inc., manufacturer of flavors and spices, has a new sustainably-designed global headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD. The building is designed to reflect McCormicks's commitment to sustainability and is on target to be LEED Gold certified. One of the contributing factors to that certification is the energy-efficient exterior envelope and Terra5 terracotta rainscreen wall... Read More
Swisspearl Large Format Fiber Cement Shingles Elevation
Global pioneer in designing for the human experience Perkins Eastman partnered with Cladding Corp and Swisspearl for this 153-unit expansion at Ingleside at King Farm, a retirement community near Washington, D.C. Using large format shingle formats in three colors, the fiber cement rainscreen is a dramatic feature to offset the brick facade. Two different Swisspearl products were incorporated... Read More
Greenwood Village Terra5 Terracotta Rainscreen Elevation
Cladding Corp is pleased to announce that the renovation of the City of Greenwood Village Public Works and Parks project is complete.  Awarded the American Public Works Association’s 2020 Award for Structures in a Small Community, this project boasts a timelessly modern Terra5 TC24 terracotta rainscreen facade.  D2C Architects provided planning and design services for the updated public works... Read More
Wheaton Parks and Planning Swisspearl Fiber Cement Rainscreen Elevation
The new Parks and Planning headquarters in Wheaton, MD is complete with an energy-efficient Swisspearl® fiber cement rainscreen facade. One of the first government buildings in the state of Maryland to be LEED Platinum-certified, this project boasts a strikingly dramatic example of Swisspearl's extensive color lines. In addition to the exterior fiber cement and metal panel rainscreen, the project... Read More
Swisspearl NOBILIS New Colors
NOBILIS is one of Swisspearl's most economical, large-format fiber cement panel color series. Cladding Corp is pleased to announce that we have samples of some of the updated colors of the NOBLIS color series now available. With a translucent, lightly pigmented surface, Swisspearl is pleased to launch new colors for the NOBILIS Series, allowing the natural fiber cement texture to show through... Read More
Swisspearl Clinar Economical Fiber Cement Panel Series
Timeless, dependable, high-quality, and budget-minded.  Introducing Clinar - the new economical panel format from Swisspearl. Architects, installers, and owners now have the premier fiber cement panel from Swisspearl in a wide variety of smaller format sizes for economical, smaller-scale rainscreen construction. Simple to install, the new Clinar formats are gaining even more popularity now in the... Read More
Cladding Corp Swisspearl Color Blends 2020
Cladding Corp is pleased to announce our new Swisspearl® Color Blends for the US Market. Unleash limitless possibilities for your next design when blending the beautiful colors and textures of Swisspearl fiber cement.  We have three new Color Blend brochures that illustrate these blends of various color families - curated for designers who are looking for innovation and creative inspiration. In... Read More