Standards in development

Timber framed buildings
Committee:  P3604
Project Manager:  Mani Taare
Estimated Publication Date: 2010
Comments:  In the process of forming the leadership group and constitution of the P3604 Technical Committee. 

Revision of NZS 3122:1995 and NZS 3123:1974
Committee:  P3122-3123
Project Manager:  Mani Taare
Estimated Publication Date:  August 2009
Comments:  A project for the amendment of NZS 3122:1995 Specification for Portland and blended cements (General and special purpose) and revision of NZS 3123:1974 Specification for Portland pozzolan cement (type PP cement) is getting under way and is presently in the early stages of nominating and forming the technical committee.

Specification - Seismic performance of engineering systems in buildings
Committee:  P4219
Project Manager:  Stuart Ng
Estimated Publication Date:  December 2008
Comments:  The committee are finalising the draft Standard before ballot occurs and then publication. The Standard is expected to be published December 2008. 

Code of Practice for concrete structures for the storage of liquids
Committee:  P3106 Phase 2
Project Manager:  Hagen Kerr
Estimated Publication Date:  June 2009
Comments: Draft being prepared for release to Public Comment in December.

Energy efficiency - Small building envelope
Committee:  P4218
Project Manager:  Sonia van Ree
Estimated Publication Date:  June 2009
Comments:  The committee have proposed a name change to ‘Thermal insulation: Housing and small buildings’.  The public comment draft is now open for comment and closes on 2 February 2009.

Revision of NZS3404 Steel Structure - Phases 1, 2 & 3
Committee:  P3404
Project Manager:  Jono East
Estimated Publication Date:  June 2009 (NZS 3404.1 only)
Comments:  Committee meeting was held in November and the committee have agreed to release Part 1 for public comment. Committee commencing scoping work and revision of Parts 2 to 6.

Segmental concrete pavers
Committee:  P3116
Project Manager:  Hagen Kerr
Estimated Publication Date:  March 2009
Comments:  Work on the amendment is required before publication.

Review of domestic wastewater systems
Committee:  WS-013
Project Manager:  Jono East
Estimated Publication Date:  February 2009
Comments:  A revision of the Standards relating to on-site domestic wastewater treatment is near completion.  The committee is revising AS/NZS1547 draft in light of issues resulting from ballot.

 

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