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Paperfaced Internal Wall and Ceiling Lining

saveBOARD Paperfaced is made from 99% recycled materials, the core is made from shredded and compressed composite packaging and soft plastics with a recycled paper face and back.  Paperfaced is CodeMark certified.

Panel sizes 10mm or 12mm x 

  • 2400 x 1200mm
  • 2700 x 1200mm
  • 3000 x 1200mm
  • Custom cut length between 2400-3000mm available
Key Features
  • New Zealand made from 99% recycled recycled composite packaging and soft plastics
  • High performance bracing
  • Low carbon 
  • High impact resistance
  • Durable and low maintenance
  • Declare Red List approved, and Eco Choice Aotearoa certified
  • The use of saveBOARD products will earn, or contribute towards earning, Green Star credits
  • EPD pending, complete July 24
  • Can plaster and paint
  • Can be custom made using end-user waste (creates a brand aligned board)
Declare LBC Red List Approved
Declared LBC Red List Approved
Eco Choice Aotearoa (ECNZ) Licensed
Eco Choice Aotearoa
Homestar / Green Star (Envirospec) Compliant
Homestar / Green Star
Recycled Content (Pre-Consumer)
Pre-Consumer Recycled Content
NZ Made
NZ Made
Scope of Use
  • For use as an internal wall or ceiling lining in residemtal and commercial application up to 10mtrs
  • For use as a structural bracing when installed in accordance with the saveBOARD Installation Guide
  • For use up to and including Extra High wind zones as defined in NZS 3604:2011, and in specific engineering design projects
  • Can be curved to a 150mm radius (requires kerf cutting to reverse) 
  • Ideal for areas requiring high impact resistance such as retail, hospitality, education, healthcare, social housing, retirement
Limitations on Use
  • Not suitable for wet areas
  • For internal use only
  • Wind Zone up to and including Extra High or to Specific Engineered Design
  • Must be protected from moisture during storage
  • For a flat painted surface a Level 5 finishb is required to cover the natural texture of the board
Statement of Building Code Compliance

saveBOARD Paperfaced when specified as an internal wall lining and installed in accordance with the Exposed Installation Guide, contributes to meeting the following provisions of the NZ Building Code:

  • Clause B1 Structure: Performance Clauses B1.3.1, B1.3.2, B1.3.3(b, f, h, j), B1.3.4
  • Clause B2 Durability: Performance Clauses B2.3.1(a), B2.3.2
  • Clause C3 Fire affecting areas beyond the fire source: Performance Clauses C3.4(a)
  • Clause E3 Internal moisture: Performance Clauses E3.3.1 (contributes to), E3.3.4, E3.3.5
  • Clause F2 Hazardous building materials: Performance Clauses F2.3.1
  • Clause H1 Energy efficiency: Performance Clauses H1.3.1(b) (contributes to)
In-Service History

The same plant and recipes that saveBOARD uses for manufacture in New Zealand and Australia originates from the USA, where it has been in operation for 14 years.  The product is the USA is installed in the harshest climates and has proven its unmatched resilience. The most iconic project to date is the USA is the roof underlay of the Tesla Gigafactory One in Sparks Nevada. 

In New Zealand saveBOARD Paperfaced has been specified in a number of healthcare and education projects for the impact resistance, the low carbon impact and the credits afforded under the Greenstar and Living Building Challenge Programmes.  paperfaced is specified in the Scott Base Project.

Transportable and modular residential homes specify paperfaced for the bracing capabilities.

Residential home owners have specified Paperface as an alternative for plasterboard for the environmental benefits - a 200ms sq home will divert 7,500kgs of waste from landfill 

For more information refer to saveBOARD Case Studies page on the website 

Other Performance Attributes
  • Fire: Group 3 
  • STC: 30dBA
  • High performance bracing 
  • Low Carbon (Cradle to Gate) .11kg/CO2/kg product
  • VOC (volatile organic compounds) emission: <0.003 mg/m²/hr
  • Made from 99% locally sourced and recycled composite packaging and soft plastics
  • Every panel of paperfaced will divert approximately 25kgs of waste from landfill
  • No water, glues, resins or additives are used in the production process
  • Declare Red List approved, and Eco Choice Aotearoa certified
  • The use of saveBOARD products will earn, or contribute towards earning, Green Star credits
  • 15 year warranty
Interior Fire Rating 3
saveBOARD Material Safety Data Sheet


Paperfaced Product Technical Statement


CodeMark Product Certificate


Declare Certification


Eco Choice Aotearoa Certification


saveBOARD Embodied Carbon


Installation Guide: Paperfaced Internal Lining

v1.4 2024

Warranty: Paperfaced Internal Lining


Claiming Green Star Credits
Claiming Homestar Points

saveBOARD manufacture low carbon building materials using recycled waste.

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