Palliside Cellular uPVC Weatherboard Direct Fixed Cladding System
- Appraisal number 490
- 30 October 2017
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Appraisal
The Palliside Direct Fixed Cladding System is a protective and decorative wall cladding system for residential and light commercial type buildings where domestic construction techniques are used.
The system consists of horizontally fixed, inter-locking Palliside weatherboards (Traditional and Rusticated profiles), rigid uPVC flashings and trims, and accessories.
The system is applied direct to the external wall framing over an absorbent wall underlay and incorporates head, sill and jamb flashings for window and door joinery penetrations.
The Palliside Direct Fixed Cladding System has been appraised as an external horizontally fixed wall cladding for buildings within the following scope:
- constructed with timber framing in accordance with the scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1; or,
- constructed with steel framing subject to specific engineering design with building height and floor plan area scope limitations in accordance with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1; and,
- with a risk score of 0-12, calculated in accordance with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Table 2; and,
- situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones up to, and including Very High.
The Palliside Direct Fixed Cladding System must only be installed horizontally on vertical surfaces.
The Palliside Direct Fixed Cladding System is appraised for use with aluminium window and door joinery that is installed with vertical jambs and horizontal heads and sills. (The Appraisal of the Palliside Direct Fixed Cladding System relies on the joinery meeting the requirements of NZS 4211 for the relevant Wind Zone.)