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Pre-Cladding Solutions

The products we rely on to protect the building enclosure from the elements, both during and after the build.

September 2019

Specify a Complete Building Wrap and Ventilation System with DriStud

The use of pre-cladding products as a system ensures energy energy-efficient, healthy and moisture-free building envelopes.

Pre-applied Building Underlay Protects CLT Panels from Moisture

Pre-applied Building Underlay Protects CLT Panels from Moisture

EXTASANA ADHERO self adhesive underlay keeps Housing NZ projects nice and dry from the start.

Simplifying Fire and Acoustic Systems in Residential Construction

Simplifying Fire and Acoustic Systems in Residential Construction

Growth in high density living brings added complexity in design and construction, especially when navigating the NZBC’s fire code requirements.

New Rigid Air Barrier Offers Increased Bracing Performance

New Rigid Air Barrier Offers Increased Bracing Performance

CodeMark certified for the New Zealand market, the new IBS RigidRAP temporary weather protection panel creates a stronger, healthier and warmer home. 

A Tested Systems Approach to Pre-Cladding

A Tested Systems Approach to Pre-Cladding

Pacbld Rigid Wall underlay has been extensively tested as part of a system in order to ensure it is fit-for-purpose and meets NZBC requirements. 

GIB Weatherline Gets Thumbs-Up from Down South

GIB Weatherline Gets Thumbs-Up from Down South

Winstone Wallboards’ recently launched GIB Weatherline Rigid Air Barrier has just been installed on its first South Island home — and it has received rave reviews.

UNI Flexible Air Barrier Used in Striking New Whatawhata Build

UNI Flexible Air Barrier Used in Striking New Whatawhata Build

UNI offers temporary weather protection for up to 90 days — a feature which prevented weather delays and enabled builders to start on interior works before exterior cladding was installed.

Design Weathertight Continuous Building Envelopes with Multi-fit Penetration Seals

Design Weathertight Continuous Building Envelopes with Multi-fit Penetration Seals

OneSeal Multi-fit Pipe and Cable Penetration Seals are pre-punched for hassle-free installation, ensuring simple, airtight and watertight sealing for pipes and cables of different sizes.

Related feature topics:

Meeting Council Demands

Products that go the extra mile to help specifiers meet council requirements.

RABs and Wraps

Materials that protect the building enclosure from the elements during and after the build, providing a healthy and weathertight environment for the occupants.

Tanking

Solutions to common waterproofing problems and the best ways of tanking below grade areas.

Designing for Internal Moisture

Products and systems designed to meet E2 compliance and reduce the risk of future building failure.

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