Fire and Acoustic Systems | James Hardie

By: James Hardie  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Building Code

This manual provides information about James Hardie two way fire and acoustic systems using timber or steel frames in residential or non residential construction, such as:

  • Separating walls in multi unit residential or commercial buildings
  • External walls close to boundaries

In terms of the New Zealand Building Code (NZBC) requirements, fire rating is referred as FRR (Fire Resistance Rating) and is measured in minutes e.g. a FRR 30/30/30 means a fire rating for 30 minutes. Further explanation regarding this is provided in section 7.6 of this technical specification.

Keywords: Building Code

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