A draft of a revision of the standard AS/NZS 3500.1:2003 Plumbing and drainage Part 1: Water services is open for public comment.
NZS 4211:2008 Specification for performance of windows is a standard which provides the classifications for the performance testing of windows and doors contained in AS 4420 for New Zealand and Australia.
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.
You Asked, a series of seminars for designers, engineers, builders and BCAs, provides a technical update and answers to important questions to the BRANZ Helpline.
NZS 3604:2011 requires that proprietary bracing systems are evaluated using the 2010 P21 test method, which covers the evaluation and testing to assess the capacity of wall bracing systems.
Information on H1.2 boron-treated timber framing that has been left in the weather for more than 3 months.
When using a proprietary wall bracing system the installation of that bracing system must be in accordance with the manufacturer’s literature.
Due to continuing high demand for the Apprenticeship Reboot, more money will be allocated in Budget 2014 for an extra 6000 places.
Find out when accessible showers should be installed for people with disabilities in commercial buildings, such as office buildings.
MBIE has published an amendment to Acceptable Solution B2/AS1 for timber durability.