There are two key considerations when specifying and installing metal ridge flashings to a pitched roof – accommodating thermal movement and ensuring the flashing is folded to suit the roof pitch.
Under NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings, the maximum loading for a timber-framed deck is 2 kPa.
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.
Video presentations from a WorkSafe NZ, ACC, and TriEx trade breakfast on dust and noise in construction are now available.
AS/NZS 1576.3:2015 Scaffolding – Prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolding has been updated to incorporate changes that reflect current practices in the testing of, and requirements for, prefabricated and tube-and-coupler scaffolds.