BC&E’s personnel have a wide range of experience in evaluating problems with various cladding systems, and have designed repairs and renovation projects for building cladding systems. BC&E also offers consulting services to architects during the design phase to facilitate proper detailing of assorted cladding systems.
Wood, Metal, and Vinyl Cladding Systems
Many buildings have claddings systems that consist of wood or wood-based siding, fiber-cement siding, metal panels, or vinyl siding, among other cladding systems. Each of these materials have unique characteristics that affect the long-term performance of the cladding system, and necessitate detailing at a variety of conditions.