VMZINC has become the first UK supplier to receive BRE certification for its zinc interlocking panel façade systems. The BRE Certificate involves detailed inspection of all aspects of the manufacturing process as well all other components that make up the system. Used extensively for new construction at Plymouth University, the interlocking system is designed as an open jointed, drained and back-ventilated cavity rainscreen façade or overcladding. Vertical and horizontal panels in five pre-weathered colours are available in widths of 200, 250 or 300 mm and lengths from 0.5 metres to 6 metres. Colours continue to patinate in the normal way by virtue of a patented manufacturing process which gives the panels their unique texture.