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Kingspan Evolution Panelised Façade

Evolution: a simple and effective single-component solution, perfect for a minimalist façade. Evolution has the aesthetic appeal of a smooth aluminium façade with the added value of an insulated panel. Laid vertically or horizontally, panels integrate easily with other Kingspan products, are available in a wide range of colours and deliver an aesthetically pleasing finish with high thermal performance and an exceptionally fast install time.

Key Features
  • Insurer-approved Kingspan PIR insulated panel system
  • CodeMark™-approved to the New Zealand Building Code
  • ecospecifier global green tag certified to GreenRate Level A
  • Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) available
  • Available in three profiles – Axis, Multi-Groove and Recess
  • Cover widths of  900 and 1000mm (Multi-Groove is 1000mm only)
  • High performance coatings in a wide range of colours for maximum visual impact
Scope of Use
  • A panelised façade system for use on residential, communal residential, communal non-residential, commercial, industrial buildings and outbuildings
  • All Kingspan panels, including Evolution Panelised Façades, are typically tested up to 3.6kPa for normal conditions (ULS) and up to 15kPa for cyclonic conditions (ULS). These limits easily exceed the requirements of NZS3604, including Extra High wind zones
  • Horizontal or vertical installation
  • Wide selection of pre-formed corners are available; no need for bulky flashings
  • Finishes suitable for standard and high humidity environments
  • All Kingspan panels, including the Trapezoidal roof and wall panels, are typically tested up to 3.6kPa for normal conditions (ULS) and up to 15kPa for cyclonic conditions (ULS). These limits easily exceed the requirements of NZS3604, up to and beyond the Extra High wind zones
NZS 3604 Corrosion Zone B suitable
Corrosion Exposure Zone B
NZS 3604 Corrosion Zone C suitable
Corrosion Exposure Zone C
NZS 3604 Corrosion Zone D suitable
Corrosion Exposure Zone D
NZS 3604 Earthquake Zone High suitable
High Earthquake Zone
NZS 3604 Earthquake Zone Low suitable
Low Earthquake Zone
NZS 3604 Earthquake Zone Medium suitable
Medium Earthquake Zone
NZS 3604 Earthquake Zone Very High suitable
Very High Earthquake Zone
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Extra High suitable
Extra High Wind Zone
NZS 3604 Wind Zone High suitable
High Wind Zone
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Low suitable
Low Wind Zone
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Medium suitable
Medium Wind Zone
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Specific Design suitable
Specific Design Wind Zone
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Very High suitable
Very High WInd Zone
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Kingspan panels have been used around New Zealand, on many building types for in excess of 15 years.

The Evolution Panelised Façade holds a CodeMark Certificate of Conformity stating the provisions of the Building Regulations 2008 (New Zealand) the product conforms to.

CodeMark Certificate of Conformity is certified under the name Kingspan Insulated Panels Architectural Wall Panels (AWP) and Evolution (EVO). Certificate number: CM20114 Rev V2. 

For further details please contact the Kingspan Technical Service Department or alternatively refer to the MBiE - Product Certificate Register and search for 'Kingspan KS1000AWP'.

When designed, used, installed and maintained in accordance with Kingspan standard details, the Evolution Panelised Façade is compliant with the following clauses on the NZBC:

  • B1 Structure — B1.3.1; B1.3.2; B1.3.3(a, f, g, h, j); B1.3.4
  • B2 Durability — B2.3.1(b)
  • C3 Fire Affecting Areas Beyond the Fire Source — C3.4(a); C3.5; C3.7
  • E2 External Moisture — (contributes to) E2.3.2; E2.3.7
  • E3 Internal Moisture — E3.3.5
  • F2 Hazardous Building Materials — F2.3.1
  • H1 Energy Efficiency — (contributes to) H1.3.1

Codemark Certification demonstrates compliance to the NZBC equivalent of an Acceptable Solution. Some specialist buildings may fall partially or wholly outside of the scope of the Codemark Certificate, should this occur then please contact Kingspan Technical for assistance in demonstrating NZBC compliance via an Alternative Solution.  

In-Service History

Insulated panels have been used in New Zealand for over 40 years.

Kingspan’s insulated panels have been in use globally for over 50 years and Kingspan has supplied panels for use in NZ for over 15 years.

All Kingspan products and systems are backed by extensive testing and guarantees and supported by five decades of experience.

Other Performance Attributes

Evolution Panelised Façade is approved by FM Global to the following Approval Standards:

  • FM4880 - Class 1 Internal wall and ceiling panels without height restriction for thicknesses 50, 80, 100 and 140 mm
  • FM4881 - Class 1 External Wall Panel System without height restriction for thicknesses 50, 80, 100 and 140 mm

FM Approvals are subject to the following certified names:

  • For 1000mm widths: KS1000 Evolution
  • For 900mm widths: KS900 Evolution

Insurer approvals are large scale testing regimes that provide objective third party testing, which is underpinned by quarterly, half-yearly and yearly factory surveillance audits (depending on the region) to verify compliance. Insurer approvals are subject to panel thickness, width, orientation, method of assembly, steel coating and manufacturing facility.  Please contact Kingspan for project specific details.

B1 Structure compliant
B2 Durability compliant
C Protection from Fire compliant
Protection from Fire
E2 External Moisture compliant
External Moisture
E3 Internal Moisture compliant
Internal Moisture
H1 Energy Efficiency compliant
Energy Efficiency
Independent Assessment
Independent Assessment
Test Results
Test Results
Evolution Panelised Facade Datasheet

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CodeMark Certificate - AWP and Evolution
Evolution Panelised Facade Environmental Product Declaration


GreenTag Accreditation
GreenTag Accreditation Scope
Colour Range
Additional Information
Real Fire Case Studies
CAD/PDF Details
Evolution Panelised Façade Std Details - Horizontal

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Evolution Panelised Façade Std Details - Vertical

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Installation Details
KS600/900/1000 EVO Wall Panel Installation Guide - HORIZONTALLY laid
KS600/900/1000 EVO Wall Panel Installation Guide - VERTICALLY laid

Kingspan Insulated Panels specialise in the design and manufacture of high quality, firesafe, insulated roof, wall and façade systems.

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