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Get your burning questions on timber fire rated systems answered at this free Resene webinar

17 Mar 2022

Join us on Thursday 31 March from 1-2pm (NZ Time) for Resene’s next free webinar, where Fireshield Technical Director Blair Rouse will give an overview on the range of available systems to provide fire rated systems for internal and external timber claddings and linings.

Blair will discuss the different varieties of fireproof coatings and impregnation systems available as well as specific design options for timber. The topics to be covered include:

Group surface ratings for interior/exterior timber

  • Recognising the importance of specifying the correct coating/system requirements for timber substrates
  • Identify the surface rating required for timber substrates to ensure the design complies with relevant NZBC fire requirements and industry standards
  • Design considerations when using fire rated timber substrates

Façade cladding requirements for timber claddings and current test requirements

  • Fire rating options for exterior use
  • Limitations of exterior use of timber
  • Design considerations for exterior Type A timber claddings

Specific design options for fire protection

  • Design solutions and case studies

Earn CPD points 

RABCPD - 10 points (Fill in details on the webinar registration form and we will submit for you)

ADNZ - 1 point (Fill in details on the webinar registration form and we will submit for you)

LBP - (gain points in Skills Maintenance - Elective Activities)

NZIOB - 1 point (apply for the 1 CPD credit through the NZIOB membership portal)

Designers NKBA CPD - 1 point (apply via NKBA yourself)

NZILA - 1 point per hour (apply via NZILA yourself)

If you haven’t done so already, be sure you register free online now to confirm your space. And if you have missed any previous webinars, you can catch up on them anytime at


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Published: 17 Mar 2022