Definition of cladding
: something that covers or overlays; specifically : metal coating bonded to a metal core
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The panels, also called cladding, accentuate a building’s appearance and also improve energy efficiency.
The panels, also called cladding, accentuate a building's appearance and also improve energy efficiency.
Camden council, in north London, was one of the first to try to move residents out of towers with the flammable aluminium-composite cladding, in the days after the Grenfell fire.
The permits, issued in 1998 and 1999, do not say whether the material was used in the cladding.
The fire is suspected to have been stoked by the building's flammable exterior cladding, which was used to cut costs during a recent refurbishment of the building.
Hoping to prevent another disaster and assuage concerns, the UK government has urged local authorities and landlords to send samples of external cladding for further testing.
Donald Bliss, vice president of field operations for the NFPA, who warned last year that exterior cladding was likely to result in a deadly fire, underscored that materials like those blamed for the Grenfell disaster aren't the only issue.
Last week, the London borough of Camden ordered the evacuation of 4,000 residents of a five-tower complex, Chalcots Estate, where the buildings were covered in the same flammable cladding used on Grenfell Tower.
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