Articles | Exterior Systems

GIB Weatherline® Fire System Options for External Walls

Thursday, 29 April 2021
By Gordon White and Hans Gerlich

In 2020 the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) released updated fire safety guidance for external wall cladding systems.

MBIE Guidance Revision 2: 2020 aims to provide greater clarity around external wall cladding systems fire performance, how to interpret New Zealand Building Code (NZBC) fire performance requirements and whether international alternative fire tests and evaluation methods are suitable for use in New Zealand.
GIB Weatherline® Rigid Air Barrier Systems offer a range of locally tested options to help meet the updated guidelines as well as the requirements of NZBC Clauses C1-C6 – Protection from Fire.

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