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Kingspan Architectural Wall Panel System

This secret-fix wall panel system offers unprecedented freedom of design and performance. The four distinct profiles (Mini-Micro, Micro-Rib, Plank and Wave) allow you to look beyond traditional insulated panels to create buildings with more inspiring façades. 

Architectural Wall Panels are suitable for either horizontal or vertical applications and all profiles integrate with each other. 

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 four distinct profiles (Mini-Micro, Micro-Rib, Plank and Wave) and 1000mm cover width
Scope of Use
  • An insulated wall panel system for use on residential, communal residential, communal non-residential, commercial, industrial buildings and outbuildings

All Kingspan panels, including Architectural 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, including 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

Architectural Wall Panels hold 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 Architectural Wall Panel 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

Kingspan Architectural Wall Panel panels are approved by FM Global to the following Approval Standards:

  • FM4880 - Class 1 Internal wall and ceiling panels without height restriction (50, 80, 100 and 140 mm thicknesses and 1000 mm widths only) (certified name: KS1000AWP)
  • FM4881 - Class 1 External Wall Panel System without height restriction (50, 80, 100 and 140 mm thicknesses and 1000 mm widths only) (certified name: KS1000AWP)

Insurer approvals are large scale testing regimes that provide objective third party teting, 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
Architectural Wall Panel Datasheet

Q2 2023

Architectural Wall Panel Environmental Product Declaration


CodeMark Certificate - AWP and Evolution
GreenTag Accreditation
GreenTag Accreditation Scope
Colour Range
Additional Information
Real Fire Case Studies
CAD/PDF Details
KS1000AWP Wall Horizontal
KS1000AWP Wall Vertical
Installation Details
KS1000 AWP Wall Panel Installation Guide - HORIZONTALLY laid
KS1000 AWP Wall Panel Installation Guide - VERTICALLY laid

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