JX ALTA™ Housewrap Warranty

JX ALTA™ Housewrap Products 10 Year Limited Warranty

JX Nippon ANCI, Inc. (“JX Nippon”) extends the following warranty to the Owner of a Covered Structure in the United States or Canada, upon the terms and conditions set forth herein.

Definitions

Product – Shall mean JX ALTA™ HP, JX ALTA™ LP, JX ALTA™ Commercial and JX ALTA™ Prime housewrap purchased from JX ANCI or an authorized reseller.

Covered Structure – Shall mean all residential building structures in the United States or Canada that are less than or equal to five stories in height and fifty feet in height, excluding manufactured or modular buildings or homes.

Limited Warranty

JX Nippon warrants that, for a period of ten (10) years from the date of purchase, Product installed on a Covered Structure will meet or exceed JX Nippon’s published Product specifications for water and air resistance in effect on the date of installation if such Product is installed in a properly designed and constructed wall system in strict accordance with 1) the applicable installation instructions published or provided by JX Nippon, 2) accepted industry standards for the particular type of structure, and 3) all applicable building codes. If the Product fails to meet the published specifications set forth by JX Nippon and said failure causes damage to the Covered Structure, then JX Nippon will provide replacement Product and pay the contractor of JX Nippon’s choosing for reasonable costs of labor and materials to correct problems found to be caused solely by failure of the Product. JX Nippon will only be responsible for repair of the area of the wall system that is actually damaged. JX Nippon may, at its sole discretion, use or provide the same Product or any substantially similar product manufactured by JX Nippon at the time of replacement. To qualify for this Limited Warranty, installation of the building envelope for the Covered Structure must be completed using exclusively JX Nippon products and must include the following: 1) a JX Nippon manufactured housewrap Product listed above, 2) JX ALTA Flex Flash or JX ALTA Straight Flash flashings, 3) JX ALTA Seam Tape, and 4) any such other JX Nippon products listed in the applicable installation instructions published or provided by JX Nippon. Use of any other flashing or tape products, or any building envelope material, that is not purchased from JX Nippon or an authorized retailer will void this warranty.

Limitations and Exclusions

This Limited Warranty extends to the original owner of the Covered Structure at the time the Product is installed and only applies to Product purchased and installed on or after March 1, 2015. This Limited Warranty is not transferrable. Repair of a Covered Structure and/or replacement of Product under the terms of this Limited Warranty shall not extend or renew the term of the Limited Warranty in any way. The period for the Limited Warranty shall continue to run from the date of purchase of the original Updated 09/2015

Product and shall not be extended based on any repair or replacement. Replacement Product is not covered by this Limited Warranty.

The Limited Warranty shall not apply if any of the following are true:

  1. The alleged damage is due, in whole or in part, to abuse or mishandling of the Product, improper installation, improper maintenance or storage, modification of the Product, unintended use of the Product, the presence of some foreign object or agent that is not compatible with or damaging to the Products, any deviation from approved building or construction plans or project specifications, failure to follow any requirements or guidelines by the façade manufacturer, improper building design or practices, damage which is caused primarily by someone or something other than JX Nippon, or failure to follow JX Nippon’s installation instructions.
  2. The alleged damage is caused, in whole or in part, by the negligence, gross negligence, or willful misconduct of the builder, general contractor, installer of the Product, or any third party, including the Owner of the structure.
  3. Any building envelope products are used that are not manufactured by JX Nippon.
  4. The alleged damage is caused, in whole or in part by
  5. The Product is not purchased from JX Nippon or a retailer authorized by JX Nippon to sell the Product.
  6. The structure is greater than five stories in height or greater than fifty feet in height or a manufactured or modular building or home.
  7. The alleged damage is caused, in whole or in part, by an Act of God or force majeure, including but not limited to fire, lightning, flood, hurricane, high winds, or hail.

JX NIPPON ANCI, INC. MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDED BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IF SUCH IMPLIED WARRANTIES CANNOT BE WAIVED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THEY WILL ONLY BE APPLICABLE FOR ONE YEAR AFTER THE INITIAL PURCHASE OF THE PRODUCT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL JX NIPPON BE LIABLE, IN TORT OR IN CONTRACT, FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES; DAMAGE TO PERSONAL PROPERTY; LOST PROFITS; LOST REVENUE OR LOSS OF USE. JX NIPPON’S SOLE LIABILITY UNDER THIS WARRANTY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE COST OF REPLACEMENT PRODUCT AND REASONABLE LABOR NECESSARY TO REPAIR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY JX NIPPON’S PRODUCT.

This Limited Warranty may not be modified or expanded by any employee, agent, or representative of JX Nippon or any retailer of the Product, unless such modification is in writing, on JX Nippon letterhead, and signed by an authorized employee of JX Nippon. Any modifications or expansions shall be presumed invalid.

Making a Claim

Any potential claims under this Limited Warranty must be made in writing, postmarked within 90 days of discovery of the issue giving rise to the potential claim, and mailed to: JX Nippon ANCI, Inc., ATTN: Technical Manager, 600 Townpark Lane, Suite 075, Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144. All claims must include Updated 09/2015

the name, address, and phone number of the claimant, the address of the Covered Structure, the date that the potential claim was initially discovered, a statement or description of the nature of the claim, and Claimant must provide proof that the Product was purchased and installed within the 10 year Limited Warranty period. If JX Nippon determines, at its sole and absolute discretion, that an investigation of the claim is necessary, the claimant must grant JX Nippon access to inspect the property specified in the claim and to take photographs and samples within 60 days of JX Nippon’s request to inspect the property. Claimant’s failure or refusal to comply with these procedures shall void this Limited Warranty.

Any disputes arising out of or related to this Limited Warranty shall be submitted to final and binding arbitration before the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules. Any arbitration shall be heard and conducted in the State of Georgia. This Agreement will be interpreted, construed, and governed according to the laws of the State of Georgia.

Additional Warranty Information

If any provision of this Limited Warranty or the application of it to any person, entity or circumstances is held invalid for any reason whatsoever, this invalidity will not affect the other provisions of this Limited Warranty or the application of the other provisions to any other person, entity or circumstances.

Installation instructions, Product specifications, and additional Information, may be found at www.JXALTA.com

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As a builder of residential and commercial buildings in Charleston, SC, we are faced with seasonal rains, high temperatures, high humidity and heavy air conditioning use during the long summer months… When we stick frame a new house in the Low Country we look for several features in our Moisture Barrier… With the unique vertical diamond surface of the Alta Drainable house wrap, the moisture behind the siding is allowed to drain and dissipate providing a more breathable construction. The Alta product is one more element in our battle against the elements and is our house wrap of choice.

~ Jim Sloggatt – President – Gateway Park Enterprises, LLC

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