This is an important notice for framing specifiers. H3.1 treatment class is no longer an Acceptable Solution for solid timber framing.
A question has arisen over BRANZ's interpretation of NZS 3604:2011 Table 4.3 and the type of fixings that can be used in dry enclosed situations where the framing is treated with a copper-based treatment.
BRANZ answers more questions from the recent 'You Asked' seminar series.
A new system for managing buildings in the event of earthquake or flooding disasters shifts away from the ‘traffic light’ system of red, yellow, and green placards to indicate the condition of a building.
On the BRANZ Maintenance Schedule tool website, you can create a maintenance schedule for a new house, print a copy for the owners, and save a copy for your own files.
On the Commerce Commission’s Construction Site website, users in the construction industry can get a quick guide to the key elements of competition and consumer law.
The latest statistics for Weathertight claims are out. These show the total number of claims, claims progress in pie charts, and how many active claims are with each territorial authority.
The latest determinations are out.