Curtain walling and cladding

6.9.16Handling and storage

Materials, products and systems shall be protected and stored in a satisfactory manner to prevent damage, distortion, uneven weathering and degradation.

The handling and storage of curtain walling or cladding system should ensure:

  • components are transported, lifted, handled and stored in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations
  • insulated glass units are carefully stored and protected in a sheltered dry area.

Practical steps should be taken to avoid the risk of damage to the curtain walling or cladding system during construction.