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saveBOARD Paperfaced internal wall & ceiling lining is a unique structural composite panel made from 100% upcycled materials. The core of the product is made from shredded and compressed composite packaging, giving the user a sustainable and superior performing product. Finished with a paintable recycled facing paper on both sides the saveBOARD internal wall & ceiling boards is a permeable, durable wall product. 

The long edges of the boards come with tapered edges to allow for plaster stopping of the joints and surfaces like traditional building plasterboard. 

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  • Interior Walls & Ceilings (plasterboard alternative with tapered edges)

  • Paintable surface with recycled paper facing

  • Direct substitution; use the same screws, fixing spacing, tapes and adhesives for installation. 

  • Suitable for external facing walls using our E3 guide

  • Requires cutting with mechanical tools (skill saw, drills)

  • Curved walls and bends down to 150mm radius - requires Kerf cutting of the back face.

  • Material Group 3 fire rating.

  • STC Rating of 30dBA at 10mm thickness board only


10mm - either square or tapered edge

12mm - either square or tapered edge

LENGTH - All 1200mm wide

2400mm to 3000mm (standard 2.4m, 2.7m, 3.0m). For large orders we can cut to length to minimise wastage.


  • Engineered composite board for interior applications.

  • Impact resistant

  • Screw anything direct to the surface, no need to find studs.

  • Superior wind & seismic bracing

  • Noise attenuation with high STC rating - 30dBA at 10mm thickness board only.

  • Good resistance to mould

  • Water repellent, but not a replacement for bathroom plasterboard. 

  • ZERO Water, Glues, Chemicals added. VOC's and Formaldehydes are < 1% of the Green Building Standard (0.004mg/m2/hr) 

  • Declare label: Our products have been determined to meet the requirements for all applicable Imperatives of the Living Building Challenge.

  • Embodied Energy calculations have been completed for our products for a 'cradle to gate' life cycle.


saveBOARD is a US proven product with > 18 years in-service history. The product has been successfully tested in New Zealand and can be used as a structural bracing unit and demonstrates performance above NZ market leading products. 

The documentation attached clearly demonstrates that saveBOARD meets all obligations under s14G of the Building Act. saveBOARD is also recognised as 1 of 5 product substitutions for plasterboard in New Zealand.

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