Smart Building System: Installation Manual. Easy 10 step guide to building with smart panels

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Smart Building System: Installation Manual

Easy 10 step guide to building with smart panels.

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Step 1: Tool list and fixings Builder supplied

Smart Panels supplied materials & tools

Staff 2-3 installation staff - one LBP certified & 1 or 2 support staff.

- Smart wall, roof and floor panels in organised weatherproof packs - Alan key x 2 for Cam locks - 50mm temporary fixing screws - 65mm D head ring shank fixing nails - Roof and Corner fixing screws - Foam sealent & 2x Foam guns - LVL Top plate timber runs - Air and weather tightness tapes

Tools - 2x Impact driver and/or Drills for fixing - Mallet for adjusting/moving sticky panels - Two levels - long & short for straightening assembled walls - Work safe ladders & movable scaffolding unit for installing headers - 4x2 timber, Waratahs & hex screws for bracing & straightening walls - Electric plane - for adjusting bottom plates edges - Permanent marker for bottom plates and walls with information - Laminated Timber lenghts for bottom plate runs as per plan Key Tasks Insure bottom plate is installed before the panels arrive. Book Hi-Ab or Tele-handler for large header & roof installation

We will agree with builder on preferred unpacking method for panel packs depending on the site requirements. Generally the panels will be delivered to site by truck and trailer hi-ab for a standard sized home. Smart Roof panels can be delivered to site at a later date to the Smart Walls if required with associated extra handling and transport fees.

* All new builds will receive onsite and phone support from one of our trained Smart Panel staff .

Easy 10 step guide to building with smart panels.

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Step 2: Bottom plate set up

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Fix bottom plate to concrete or pile floor system as per engineer and architects drawings.

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Make sure the foundation is clear of debris & dust that could affect air tight with base plate.

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We recommend using bottom plates timber that is less susceptible to swelling like laminated framing.

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Step 3: Site setup 1

Smart Building system arrive on weatherproof clear wrapped pallets.

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You will need a clear space for panel delivery as close to the site as possible. Panels will be delivered by hi-ab unless specified otherwise.

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Panels must be stored in an area that is not susceptible to flooding.

WALL PACKS W-C W-D

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Step 4: Smart Wall set up Panel Plan

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Layout SmartWall panels and window footers as per the supplied panel plan around the perimeter of the pad.

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Start on Corner 1 and work in the prescribed direction. Stand up the two SmartWall corner panels onto the base plate.Once plumb and level temporary screw fix to base plate then brace as per diagram.

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Step 5: Construction of walls

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With supplied foam guns spray a line of foam on both panels joins and the base plate.

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Lift the SmartWall panel into position and slide as close to the adjoining panel as possible. Use mallet with protective woodblock if panel sticks on base plate.

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Tighten the SmartWall panel with the cam locks, starting at the top. Then temporarily fix internal and external face of the panel to the base plate at each end using supplied screw holes.

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Spacing 100mm Spacing 100mm Temporary Screws 50mm

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Step 5: Construction of walls continued... 4

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Check the panels are true & level and repeat until wall section is complete. Brace panels as where builder see fit and for weather conditions. Smart Wall Panels come with an adjustment panel per wall length and corner join. This can help manage any unforeseen minor variation in foundation and bottom plate dimensions. When constructing headers and footers ensure the footer panel is installed and temporarily fixed to both adjacent SmartWall panels first.

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*Key note for large openings it is recommended you brace either side of the header until the SmartWall system is completely fixed off.

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Bracing

Bracing

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With a larger header it is recommended to use a Hi-Ab or Telehandler.

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Step 6: Top plate and wall bracing & fixing

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Once you have erected all SmartWall panels again insure all panels are straight and true. Use bracing equipment to lock the SmartWall panels in place.

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Fix a string line 20mm off each corner running the length of each SmartWall panel. Prior to fixing your string line ensure corner is plumb.

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Place the supplied laminated timber top plates across Smart Wall Panels as per the plan, fix the top plate at 150mm centers with the supplied 65mm D head ring shank nails. Ensure the top plate provides a continuous flat/even surface for the second story or roof install, and use packing if necessary before applying the Adhesive Smart Tabs. Fix the Smart Wall Panels to the base plate at 150 mm centers using the supplied 65mm D head ringshank nails and all no camlock header and footer wall joins at 150mm centers.

String Line Level Spacing 150mm

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Step 7: Second story (if applicable) & Gables 1

Have required scaffolding in place, then install floor joists and mid-floor as per the engineer & architect's drawings.

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Use a hi-ab or telehandler to lift panels packs onto the second story.

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Install second story bottom plates and fix as per the engineer's drawings.

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Repeat the install process of the ground floor, but using internal bracing onto mid floor.

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Gables fit together like header and footer panels fixing male and female jpanels together with supplied 65mm D head ringshank nails at 150mm centers.

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Step 8: Roof preparation

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With the SmartWall panels fixed off and braced the SmartRoof panels can be installed.

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The roof ridge beam, purlins or rafters to be installed as per the engineers and architect's drawings.

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Fix stop blocks to the Smart Wall Panels top plate to ensure panels do not slide down wall when lifting.

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Step 9: Roof install

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Roof Screws Supplied

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Affix the supplied eyelets to the panel to be lifted. Panels to then be lifted into place via lifting irons and a Hi-ab.

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Take your time to ensure the panel is correctly placed and then fix off with supplied purlin screws at 300mm centers.

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Fix screws on angle through Smart Roof end plates onto the wall top plate and ridge beam.

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Step 10: Weathertightness & Roofing Iron Roof Batten

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On all Smart Wall Panels and Smart Roof Panels apply the supplied wrap tabs & tapes over the exposed panel joins, base plate connection point, nail holes and penetrations to ensure weather and airtightness.

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Remember to cover all new holes caused by bracing with supplied tapes.

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Roof panels are supplied with marked internal battens as per requirments for fixing roofing iron.

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*Important -failure to accurately follow the weathertightness process will void your product guarantee.

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Smart Building System: Installation Complete! We are here to help If you have any questions about your Smart Panels build our experienced support team is available to answer any queries and help with problem solving. If it is your first build we are happy to provide ‘on site’ guidance during the start of your Smart Panel installation to get you off to the right start. We also recommend visiting other Smart Panels build sites in your area. Please contact us to organise a build site and/or factory visit. Please email questions to: [email protected]z Or contact our on site manager: James Clarke 021 670 444 Website: www.smartpanels.co.nz Physical Smart panel factory address: 3 Wolter Crescent Cromwell 9310 New Zealand Visitors welcome, please make an appointment before visiting the factory.

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