The 2015 Certified Builders Conference & Expo will be held in Christchurch from 21 – 23 May 2015.
It is common for timber decks to be supported on a stringer bolted to the adjacent building structure.
Where a blown-in wool insulant is specified, the insulating material must be treated to make it insect resistant.
BRANZ answers some questions over the sizing of domestic garages and the ability to use NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings to design them.
The ACC Canterbury Dashboard details all construction-related claims in Canterbury and is published every month.
A diverse range of businesses use standards to keep our homes and buildings workers safe. This article looks at standards that provide best practice guidance for the building industry.
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.
An online tool that supports the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) technical guidance document on repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes has been released.
BRANZ is running a seminar for architects, engineers, designers, builders, and BCAs to desmystify what actually occurs in its laboratories and test facilities.