National Precast calls for increased collaboration on precast detailing


The increasing popularity of precast construction has seen a corresponding rise in lack of consistency in window detailing, resulting in issues such as water ingress through window openings on some sites.

National Precast Chief Executive Officer Sarah Bachmann observes that these issues can be avoided if builders insist on the precast and window industries working together, instead of in isolation. She notes that architects need to liaise with both precast manufacturers and window companies at the planning stage to ensure their details for window openings are consistent.

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