Gabe from Alliance Aluminum – Major Reno conducted between Aug 2017 and October 2018. Gabe installed all the Hardie Board portions in a “board and baton” fashion. I am a detailed guy (our GC would suggest a different adjective). I was very concerned about the Batons not being securely fastened in a symmetrical fashion. In order to give us a preliminary view, Gabe ensured the strapping behind the Hardie Board panels was installed to mimic the Batons. This allowed us to see both i) how the Batons would look once installed and ii) to validate that they could be secured properly to the strapping allowing them to live up to the test of time.