MBIE Building Controls Update No 139 Protection from Fire FAQs

Issue 47 – March 2013

On 10 April 2012, the new Building Code clauses for Protection from Fire (C1-C6), new Acceptable Solutions (C/AS1-C/AS7) and a new Verification Method (C/VM2) were published.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) held a series of workshops about these changes nationwide in 2012. At these workshops, many similar questions arose about the changes to Protection from Fire.

→ You can read the answers to these questions below.

Summarised from MBIE's Building Controls Update No. 139: Protection from Fire – Frequently asked questions from the 2012 workshop series, 13 February 2013.


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