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XTHERM Insulated Facade System
Description

The XTHERM blue insulated, cavity based plaster facade system incorporates Resene Construction Systems' exclusive 50mm thick XTHERM™ blue ultra high density, fire retardant, extruded insulation panels.

Key Features
  • XTHERM blue Insulation thickness — 50mm
  • Extra High density — 35kg/m3
  • Complete thermal envelope
  • Breathable system
  • Hand plastered
  • Fibreglass reinforced
  • Professional Registered LBP supply and install
  • Performance guarantee
  • Patented EdgeSeal window flashing suite
  • Genuine Resene Colour Range
  • OnSite Quality Assurance Programme
NZ-Owned Business
NZ-Owned Business
Scope of Use
  • Residential, Medium density, and light commercial situations
  • All Wind zones up to and including Very High
  • All Seismic and Corrosion zones

BRANZ Appraisal No 633 [2018]

Insulated Façade System has been appraised as an external wall cladding system for buildings within the following scope:

  • the scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1; and,
  • with a risk score of 0-20, calculated in accordance with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Table 2; and,
  • situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones up to, and including Extra High.

Insulated Façade System has also been appraised for weathertightness and structural wind loading when used as an external wall cladding system for buildings within the following scope:

  • the scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1; and,
  • constructed with timber and steel framing subject to specific engineering design; and,
  • situated in specific design wind pressures up to a maximum design differential ultimate limit state (ULS) of 2.5 kPa.
Limitations on Use

Insulated Façade System must only be installed on vertical surfaces (except for tops of parapets, sills and balustrades, which must have a minimum 10° slope and be waterproofed in accordance with the Technical Literature)

The system is appraised for use with aluminium window and door joinery that is installed with vertical jambs and horizontal heads and sills. (Note: The Appraisal of Insulated Façade System relies on the joinery meeting the requirements of NZS 4211 for the relevant Wind Zone or wind pressure

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 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
NZS 3604 Wind Zone Very High suitable
Very High Wind Zone
Statement of Building Code Compliance

In the opinion of BRANZ, Insulated Façade System if designed, used, installed and maintained in accordance with the statements and conditions of Appraisal No. 633 [2018], will meet or contribute to meeting the following provisions of the NZBC:

  • Clause B1 STRUCTURE: Performance B1.3.1, B1.3.2 and B1.3.4. Insulated Façade System meets the requirements for loads arising from self-weight, wind, impact and creep [i.e. B1.3.3 (a), (h), (j) and (q)]. See Paragraphs 10.1 - 10.4.
  • Clause B2 DURABILITY: Performance B2.3.1 (b), 15 years, B2.3.1 (c), 5 years and B2.3.2. Insulated Façade System meets these requirements. See Paragraphs 11.1 and 11.3.
  • Clause E2 EXTERNAL MOISTURE: Performance E2.3.2. Insulated Façade System meets this requirement. See Paragraphs 16.1 - 16.5.
  • Clause F2 HAZARDOUS BUILDING MATERIALS: Performance F2.3.1. Insulated Façade System meets this requirement and will not present a health hazard to people
In-Service History

Resene Construction Systems' cavity based insulated facade systems have been installed extensively since 2005.

Other Performance Attributes

High density Extruded styrene substrate providing higher thermal, and impact resistance than standard EPS insulation systems.

B1 Structure compliant
Structure
B2 Durability compliant
Durability
E2 External Moisture compliant
External Moisture
BRANZ Appraised
BRANZ Appraised
Documents
CAD/PDF Link
BRANZ Appraisal

No. 633 [2018]

Brochure
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