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Innovative Polycarbonate Facade Solutions

Are you looking for innovative polycarbonate facade solutions in South Africa? Discover the latest trends, technologies and designs available in the industry and how they can benefit your building projects.

Facades have come a long way in terms of design, material, and technology. In this article, we will explore the importance of building facades and provide tips on how to create a statement piece for your property.

What is a facade on a house or building?

Building facades are the face of a property. They provide a visual representation of the building’s purpose, style, and design. The facade serves as an invitation to the property, welcoming visitors and guests.

Advantages of Using Facade Systems in Southern Africa

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Durability
  • Aesthetics
  • Increased Value
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Are there any sustainable facade systems?

From large-scale commercial facades to residential constructions, facade systems are being developed with a focus on sustainability that can deliver both energy efficiency and architectural beauty. Danpalsa is taking the initiative to be mindful of building facade systems with the goal of energy efficiency, sustainability and cost-effectiveness, while still offering a range of aesthetically pleasing facade options.

By investing in these forward-thinking facade systems, we can ensure that our built environment is becoming more efficient and ecological over time.

Types of Facade Solutions

Southern Africa is home to a wide range of facade solutions that cater to different needs and preferences. Here are some of the most popular types of facades of a building:

Frame Facades

Framed Facades are a cost-effective, good-looking way to upgrade any building while appreciably increasing energy efficiency. Our framed facades can be designed and installed as a single or double-layered dry-glazed daylighting system.

Curtain Wall Facades

This is a popular choice for commercial buildings. They are made up of a framework of profiles and infill panels.

UV Protection Facade Solutions

An innovative way to reduce the amount of heat coming into a building, while still allowing natural light in. Facade systems work by diffusing, reflecting or absorbing sunlight before it enters the building.

Tips for Exterior Building Facade Design

  • Look at the purpose of a building and design around that. Commercial buildings should have a professional and modern appearance, while residential buildings should have a warm and welcoming appearance.
  • Use high-quality building materials such as glass or stone
  • Incorporate texture and colour to create a unique eye-catching facade.
  • Add artistic elements such as sculptures, murals, and intricate designs to create a statement piece. These elements can be used to tell a story or convey a message, adding personality to the building.
  • Integrate sustainable building features into the design of a building’s facade. Not only do these features benefit the environment, but they also add visual interest and appeal to the building.

Most Popular FAQs about Facade Solutions

What are the most common materials used in facade systems in South Africa?

The most common materials used in facades include glass, metal, stone, and wood.

Are facade systems energy-efficient?

Yes, many of the latest facade solutions in South Africa are designed to be energy-efficient, helping to reduce energy costs and increase the sustainability of the building.

How do facades impact the value of a building in South Africa?

By improving the overall appearance and functionality of a building, facade solutions can increase its overall value and appeal, making it more attractive to potential buyers or renters.

Are there any innovative technologies available when it comes to facades?

Yes, South Africa is at the forefront of innovation in the facade solutions industry! Some of the latest technologies available in the country include smart glass, building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV), and automated facade systems.


A facade can impact the curb appeal, energy efficiency, and overall look of the structure. Sustainable facade systems are available that use less energy and have a smaller environmental footprint. 

When designing a statement building facade, consider the tips above or get in touch with Danpalsa! We are here to help!

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