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James Hardie Fire Rating Lake Oswego OR

Posted on by Elite Home Exteriors NW
James Hardie Plank Fiber Cement Fire Rating

Did you know that James Hardie Products will not ignite? James Hardie fiber cement siding is not a 1- hour fire rated product but it does qualify for a certain Warnock Hersey and UL Assemblies. The James Hardie Website gives more information on this fire rating. This is one of the many perks about investing in James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding on your home.

James Hardie® fiber cement exteriors have been tested by various IAS Certified Laboratories to ASTM International standards and are classified as listed below.

Non-combustible (ASTM E136)
     See Section 3.1 of the NER-405 Report or
     See the Warnock Hersey Product Listings

Approved for fire-resistance rated construction (ASTM E119)
     See JamesHardie® Fire-Resistance Rated Wall Assemblies

Flame spread index of 0 (ASTM E84)
     See Section 3.1 of the NER-405 Report or
     See the Warnock Hersey Product Listings

Smoke developed index of < 5 (ASTM E84)
     See Section 3.1 of the NER-405 Report or
     See the Warnock Hersey Product Listings

The NER-405 is a National Evaluation Report published by the International Code Council Evaluation Services showing testing and installation for all James Hardie products.”

Information about provided by James Hardie Website on Fire properties and Fire Prevention Technical information page.

If you want a quote on James Hardie Fiber Cement siding replacement contact us today!

www.EliteHomeExteriorsNW.com

WA 360-524-9460
OR 503-676-6307 
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