Rainscreen Cladding

Rainscreen is suitable for both new build, curtain wall installation and refurbishment projects. Starfish Construction Group Limited has successfully undertaken projects throughout the UK involving various types of rainscreen ranging from mechanically fixed, secret fix and sika bonded. Products ranging from fire-resistant aluminium composite materials, copper composite materials and high-pressure laminated systems to non-combustible tiles, reconstituted stone and solid aluminium systems.

Starfish Construction takes pride in our ability to provide our clients with bespoke one-stop solutions to overcome the inherent design complications of yesteryear through our forward engineering solution through our ability to provide structural, thermal and fire strategy solutions.

Our building design specialists offer a bespoke approach to design and install a wide range of façade options that are compliant with the current fire regulations of Approved Document B4 for England and Wales or the new Section 2 of the Scottish Technical Standards to be issued on 1st October. All materials and components are fire-rated A1 or A2; there is no need to carry out a BS 8414 test. The A1 or A2 rating can be proven by the stated EN 13501-1 test certification.

Starfish Construction has many years of experience in the following types of rainscreen cladding installation systems:

  • Fire Resistance Aluminium Composite Materials
  • Fire Resistance Copper Composite Materials
  • Non-combustible Solid Aluminium Panels
  • High-pressure Laminates (HPL), including Trespa, Equitone and Rockpanel
  • Hard Metals
  • Render Systems.

Starfish Construction has created several industry guides to help educate and inform surveyors, owners and managers about current façade legislation and guidelines. You can download these below.

Download our Sustainably Shaping The UK Façade Landscape brochure here.

For additional information on Building Façade and Fire Safety, download our informative guide here.