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New GIB Weatherline Design and Construction Technical Literature Release

The latest update to GIB Weatherline Rigid Air Barrier systems includes:

Guidance for compliance with NZ Building Code Clauses C1-C6 Protection from Fire

  • GIB Weatherline Systems can be used to provide passive fire protection to meet the requirements of NZBC Clauses C1-C6 — Protection from Fire, including options to limit vertical fire spread.

Updated GIB Weatherline Fire Systems

  • Six fire-rated protection systems for columns and beams, including 30 and 60 minutes FRR options.
  • Two new fire-rated soffit details, including 30 and 60-minute FRR options.
  • Use of insulation now optional in all GIB Weatherline fire-rated systems.

180-day system exposure prior to cladding

  • Once installed, all GIB Weatherline components can be exposed for up to 180 days prior to installation of the cladding.

Updated technical guidance

  • Guidance on the use of water-resistive barriers with GIB Weatherline systems
  • Guidance on stopping and painting
  • Updated construction details
  • New 2450 x 10mm GIB Weatherline sheet size, tailored for use in residential projects
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