NEW LONDON, N.C. – Architects, builders, and homeowners: Fiberon® now offers two outstanding wood-alternative decking options for use in Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) areas. Fiberon ProTect Advantage® FR capped wood-plastic composite (WPC) decking and Fiberon Paramount™ PVC Decking meet strict California fire codes, as well as offer exceptional aesthetics and industry-leading warranties.
Fiberon ProTect Advantage FR capped WPC decking meets the requirements of the California SFM 12-7A-4 Part A for use in all WUI zones. ProTect Advantage is:
Paramount PVC Decking meets the requirements of the CA SFM 12-7A-4 Part A and Part B for use in all WUI zones and San Diego County. Paramount is:
Only Fiberon offers decking in both categories that meets these strict fire codes, giving Fiberon the strongest WUI position in wood-alternative decking. Tests were conducted in accordance with the requirements defined in the 2010 California Building Code, Chapter 7A (CSFM 12-7A-4), Materials and Construction Methods for Exterior Wildfire Exposure – Decking. The California state requirement is the International Residential Code (IRC), which requires a Flame Spread Index (FSI) of Class C or better.
Fiberon is a leading manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railing, and fencing products available around the globe. Through cutting-edge, American-based manufacturing, Fiberon has created new benchmarks for innovation in outdoor living products. The company is a leader in sustainable practices, with innovative manufacturing processes that capture 98.5% of waste materials, and divert 50,000 tons of wood and plastic from landfills each year. Fiberon, a proud sponsor of NADRA (North American Deck and Railing Association), is privately owned with operations in North Carolina and Idaho. For more information, visit www.fiberondecking.com and follow Fiberon on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and YouTube.