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The product does have an  Evaluation Report (NER-405) which contains allowable
shear wall values that you can get from the ICBOES web site.  I have seen one
installation and was not particularly impressed.  The material seems quite
brittle and I would expect performance similar to gypsum board.

"Gobo, Gina" wrote:

> Does anyone have any opinion on the use of Hardee Boards as structural
> members in shear wall design?
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> Gina T. Gobo, E.I.T.
> Structural Engineering
> DLR Group, Seattle
> Phone: 206-461-6000
> E-Mail: ggobo(--nospam--at)
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