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ICC-ES News Release
For Immediate Release:
Feb 10, 2015
For more information, contact:
Joram Suede
Tel: 1-800-423-6587 x3727

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. 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 now offer Environmental Product Declarations (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.