Ventilated walls for the home make it possible to extend and redefine the whole life of a building. The system involves covering external walls with porcelain tiles which are anchored to a dry-stone system in order to preserve the building envelope.
This type of facade is being used increasingly in refurbished, restored and new buildings and apartment blocks with the aim of combining the advantages of thermal-acoustic insulation with protection from external agents, not to mention the undisputed aesthetic appeal of porcelain tiles.
There are three main interrelated advantages of using ventilated walls in houses.
Firstly, heat: both in summer, when the facade reduces the thermal load on walls facing the sun, and in winter, with obvious benefits in terms of insulation.
These factors are also positive in financial terms. In addition, the walls provide protection from rain and damp and enable long-term savings on maintenance costs.
Ventilated walls provide even greater benefits when used on refurbished and restructured buildings, as they can be fitted without
reconditioning the existing walls and plaster.
The third aspect concerns air quality and general wellbeing: the cavity between the walls optimises ventilation, while the dry, adhesive-free anchorage system ensures that the brickwork breathes more easily.
Added to these practical concerns are the technical and aesthetic qualities of high-tech porcelain: it is extremely durable, hard-wearing and impermeable.
has been making ventilated walls with its Granitech
system for years. These high-tech porcelain slabs give buildings a new life and a new image
thanks to superior quality, high-tech ceramics
Rovere Nero is the darkest shade in the collection of ”Essenze Rare Extreme” wood-effect tiles
. The nuances and shading reveal chiaroscuro effects on the surface, with veining that is "carved out by nature and the passage of time".