NuLine Plus™ Weatherboard Direct Fixed Cladding System
- Appraisal number 640
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Appraisal
The NuLine Plus™ Weatherboard Direct Fixed Cladding System is an external wall cladding system for residential and light commercial type buildings where domestic construction techniques are used.
The system consists of horizontally fixed NuLine Plus™ fibre cement weatherboards, flashings and accessories.
The system is applied direct to the external wall framing over a flexible wall underlay and incorporates secondary seals behind all internal and external corners, head and sill flashings for window and door penetrations, as well as air seals to wall penetrations. The cladding is finished with a latex paint system.
The NuLine Plus™ Weatherboard Direct Fixed Cladding System has been appraised as an external horizontally fixed 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 framing complying with the NZBC; 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 NuLine Plus™ Weatherboard 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. (Note: The Appraisal of the NuLine Plus™ Weatherboard Direct Fixed Cladding System relies on the joinery meeting the requirements of NZS 4211 for the relevant Wind Zone.)