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  BU569 Metal-clad insulated panels

BU569.jpgMetal-clad insulated panels consist of an insulating core between two thin metal sheets or skins.

While commonly associated with industrial and warehouse facilities, these panels are also used in residential buildings, farm buildings, storage facilities, commercial buildings and recreational and community facilities.

This bulletin covers:

  • New Zealand Building Code requirements
  • panel construction
  • physical attributes
  • thermal performance
  • fire performance
  • span capability
  • lateral loading
  • build time
  • construction details
  • treatment of exposed panel cores
  • installation of doors and windows
  • maintenance.

Publication date: February 2014 Keywords: aluminium, ceiling, cladding, insulation, metal, partition, steel, stainless steel, wall