Ecoply® Barrier Rigid Air Barrier
- Appraisal number 827
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Appraisal
The Ecoply® Barrier Rigid Air Barrier is sealed plywood sheets and tapes designed for use as a rigid wall underlay and air barrier (sheathing) behind cavity wall cladding systems. Ecoply® Barrier is also for use as a wall bracing system to resist wind and earthquake loads on timber framed buildings.
Ecoply Barrier has been appraised for use as a rigid wall underlay, air barrier and temporary weather-protecting sheathing on timber framed buildings within the following scope:
- the scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1; and,
- with absorbent and non-absorbent wall claddings installed over an 18 mm minimum drained and vented cavity; and,
- with masonry veneer in accordance with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1; and,
- situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones up to, and including Extra High.
Ecoply Barrier has also been appraised for use as wall bracing systems for timber framed buildings within the scope of NZS 3604.