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CertainTeed CedarBoards Insulated Siding

Product Information

CedarBoards™ Insulated Siding provides the added strength and thermal benefit of rigid foam insulation with easy maintenance. Dressing your home in CedarBoards is like wrapping your family in a cozy blanket.

Certifications

    NGBS 2008
    Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
    601.7 Building materials/assemblies do not require additional site applied material for finishing. 12 points max. awarded. 2 or 5 For 5 points: 90% or more of the installed wall coverings must be this product. For 2 points: 50 - 90% of the installed wall coverings must be this product.

    CertainTeed Vinyl and Polymer products come pre-colored and do not require additional finish.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    602.8 Termite-resistant materials are used in portions of the building. 2, 4, or 6 To earn two points, product is used in conjunction with other termite resistant materials for the first 2 feet of all the foundation, floor, and structural wall, wall cladding, and exterior deck components in zones with slight to moderate termite infestation. 4 points are awarded when used in conjunction with other termite resistant materials for the first 3 feet in moderate to heavy termite zones, and 6 points are awarded for use with other termite resistant materials for all of the foundation, floor, and structural wall, wall cladding, and exterior deck components in areas of very heavy termites.
    604.1(2) Building materials w/ recycled content are used for at least 2 major components. 2 or 4 Points awarded for 2 products w/ recycled content. Another major product with at least 50% recycled content required for 4points. Another minor product with at least 50% recycled content required for 2 points.

    CertainTeed CedarBoard products contain 65% recycled content.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    609.1 A more environmentally preferable product selected based upon a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). 3 Points are available when Cedarboards are chosen over other exterior cladding products based on a comparison using BEES or other LCA.

    CedarBoards are a more environmentally preferable product based upon the use of the Life Cycle Assessment performed on the product.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    610.1 Product manufacturer’s operations are ISO 14001 certified. The value of building products from ISO 14001 facilities is 1% or more of the est. total building materials cost. 1-3 Points are awarded at 1 point per one percent of building material costs. Material cost breakdown to be verified and points adjusted to reflect actual percentage of all products from 14001 facilities.

    The CertainTeed plant that produces CedarBoards products are ISO 14001 Certified.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    NGBS 2012
    Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
    601.7 Building materials/assemblies do not require additional site applied material for finishing. 12 points max. awarded. 1, 2, or 5 For 5 points: 90% or more of the installed wall coverings must be this product. For 2 points: 50 - 90% of the installed wall coverings must be this product. For 1 point: 35 - 50% of installed wall coverings must be this product.

    CertainTeed Vinyl and Polymer products come pre-colored and do not require additional finish.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    602.1.6 Termite-resistant materials are used in portions of the building. . . 2, 4, or 6 To earn two points, product is used in conjunction with other termite resistant materials for the first 2 feet of all the foundation, floor, and structural wall, wall cladding, and exterior deck components in zones with slight to moderate termite infestation. 4 points are awarded when used in conjunction with other termite resistant materials for the first 3 feet in moderate to heavy termite zones, and 6 points are awarded for use with other termite resistant materials for all of the foundation, floor, and structural wall, wall cladding, and exterior deck components in areas of very heavy termites.
    604.1(2) Building materials w/ recycled content are used for at least 2 major components. 2 or 4 Points awarded for 2 products w/ recycled content. Another major product with at least 50% recycled content required for 4points. Another minor product with at least 50% recycled content required for 2 points.

    CertainTeed CedarBoard products contain 65% recycled content.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    610.1.2.1 A product with improved environmental impact measures compared to another product is selected. 2 Points are available when Cedarboards are chosen over other exterior cladding products based on information at www.certainteed.com/resources/FC_LCA_Report_FC057.pdf The material compard to must be one suitable for the building and the local market.

    CedarBoards are a more environmentally preferable product based upon the use of the Life Cycle Assessment performed on the product.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    611.1 Product manufacturer's operations and environmental management practices are registered to ISO 14001. 1-3 Points are awarded at 1 point per one percent of building material costs. Material cost breakdown to be verified and points adjusted to reflect actual percentage of all products from 14001 facilities.

    The CertainTeed plant that produces CedarBoards products are ISO 14001 Certified.

    Manufacturer’s Comments