Kirin Insulated Panel System - External facades and roofs
- Appraisal number 860
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Appraisal
The Kirin Insulated Panel System is for use as single skin external wall facades and roofs. The system incorporates Kirin panels, which are sandwich panels fabricated by injecting polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam between coil-coated steel or stainless steel faces.
The Kirin panels come in thickness ranging from 50 to 200 mm, widths of 1000 mm and lengths of up to 11.85 m. Several different options are available for the exposed surface finish of the steel, including both profile and colour.
The Kirin Insulated Panel System has been appraised for use as a non-loadbearing external facade and roof system for buildings within the following scope:
- buildings of importance level 1 to 5 as described by AS/NZS 1170, except that housing and communal residential buildings are excluded; and
- constructed with concrete framing complying with NZS 3101 and/or steel framing complying with NZS 3404; and
- subjected to maximum wind pressures for weathertightness design of 2.15 kPa Ultimate Limit State (ULS).
The Kirin Insulated Panel System has not been assessed for use where fire rated walls are required.
The structural, weatherproofing and thermal design of the Kirin Insulated Panel System for each specific structure is the responsibility of the building designer.
The installation of the Kirin Insulated Panes System is carried out by installers trained by Kirin Insulated Panes New Zealand limited