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Energy efficiency lighting in large buildings – Amendment to standard released

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Over the last decade, there have been major changes in lighting equipment. Solid state lighting (SSL) LED light sources, and luminaires have emerged as the predominant technology. Amendment No. 1, published in April 2018, includes updates to reflect current practices and simplifies how the standard is used.

AS/NZS 3000:2018 Wiring Rules – Coming soon

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The new edition of the Wiring Rules, AS/NZS 3000:2018, is expected to be published in the next few months and will be more flexible, user-friendly and easier to read.

Gas standards committee meeting – Latest developments

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Last month, Standards New Zealand hosted the AG-001 Gas appliances committee in Wellington. Twenty-five technical experts from Australia and New Zealand, including committee members and industry observers, attended the meeting.

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Standards New Zealand has been devising documents for the electrical sector since the 1950s. They cover everything from spark plugs to systems testing and apply to everyone from electricians to 'DIYers'. Many of the documents listed here have been developed jointly with Standards Australia and in partnership with organisations such as the Energy Safety Service and the Electrical Contractors Association of New Zealand.

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