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ICC-ES Issues ESR-3444 to MiTek for FWH Fire Wall Hangers

ICC-ES Issues ESR-3444 to MiTek for FWH Fire Wall Hangers
Report demonstrates proof of compliance to codes and standards

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), the experts in building product evaluation and certification, has issued ESR-3444 to MiTek USA for their FWH Fire Wall Hangers, providing evidence they comply with code requirements of the 2012, 2009 and 2006 International Building Codes® (IBC) and International Residential Codes® (IRC).

The FWH Top Mount Firewall Hanger is designed for attaching wood truss, wood I-joist, solid sawn lumber, or engineered wood lumber floor framing members to either minimum double 2-by 6 nominal wall top plates of wood frame walls or double 2-by solid sawn lumber headers, prior to installation of two layers of 5/8-inch-thick (15.9 mm) gypsum wallboard.

“We are pleased to issue another report to MiTek USA, a manufacturer of innovative building products who continue to rely on ICC-ES’ technical expertise and high-quality reports, demonstrating proof of code compliance”, said ICC-ES President Shahin Moinian, P.E.”  “ICC-ES reports provide code officials with technical information to instantly approve products for installation.”

ICC-ES thoroughly examined MiTek USA’s product information, test reports, calculations, quality control methods and other factors to ensure the product is code-compliant.

“MiTek USA is honored to receive this respected third-party validation of its new FWH Fire Wall Hanger,” said Maged Diab, President for MiTek Builder Products – MiTek USA. “This ICC-ES evaluation report will provide added confidence for specifiers who are looking for a work-saving fire wall hanger solution.”

About ICC-ES 
A nonprofit, limited liability company, ICC-ES is the United States’ leading evaluation service for innovative building materials, components and systems. ICC-ES Evaluation Reports (ESRs), Building Product Listings and PMG Listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards. Reports from both listing programs are now accepted in Canada. The ICC-ES  Environmental Programs issue VAR environmental reports that verify a product meets specific sustainability targets defined by today’s codes, standards, green rating systems and ICC-ES environmental criteria. The Environmental Programs offer Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) and validation/verification of EPDs to meet global market demand for science-based, transparent, quality-assured information about a product’s environmental performance. ICC-ES is a member of the ICC Family of Companies. For more information, please visit www.icc-es.org.