July 2011
Building Design;7/8/2011, Issue 1973, p21
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the use of composite panels and unitised components in building facade construction. It states that an unitised facade provides a complete fully insulated external and internal wall solution for building construction. It explains the manufacturing procedure of unitised facades.


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