Insulating your home is the most effective thing you can do to keep it warm, save energy and money. If you are looking to build or renovate, you need to make sure any new work complies with the insulation requirements set out in the Building Code. It is often worth spending a little extra and exceeding the minimum Building Code requirements to make your home as warm and comfortable as possible.
This standard helps establish the levels of thermal insulation for houses and small buildings. When read along with Acceptable Solution H1/AS1, it provides a way of complying with the New Zealand Building Code for the thermal insulation of houses for energy efficiency.
Date published: 07/07/2009
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