Adoption and adaption of a Standard for floor coverings

Issue 44 – November 2012

Standards Australia published AS 1884:2012 Floor coverings – Resilient sheet and tiles – Installation practices in June 2012. FloorNZ, which encompasses the New Zealand Flooring Industry Training Organisation and National Flooring Association, has commissioned Standards New Zealand to adopt this Standard and with assistance from the sector, adapt this Standard for New Zealand.This adopted Standard is expected to be published as NZS/AS 1884:2012.

Work is now underway in the sector on identifying the aspects of the Standard that need to be modified for New Zealand and publication is expected in early to mid-2013.

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