More Information

This section contains a list of information resources that are applicable to remediation design.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Building and Housing

Publications are available from the ministry (free download from www.building.govt.nz) or freephone 0800 370 370.

Standards New Zealand

BRANZ

BRANZ publications are available through www.branz.co.nz.

BRANZ Details
Good Practice Guides
Bulletins
  • 481: Timber windows
  • 505: Acceptable plans and specifications
  • 527: Drained and vented cavities
  • 531: Designing for thermal and moisture movement
  • 545: Key changes in B1/AS1 and E2/AS1
  • 550: Damage from weathertightness failure
  • 553: Aluminium joinery installation in cavity construction
  • 554: Aluminium joinery installation in direct-fixed cladding
  • 556: Internal gutter design
  • 561: Timber-frame parapets, balustrades and columns
  • 563 Building on exposed sites
  • 567 E2/AS1 Flashing requirements
  • 570 Ground clearances
  • 573 Flexible wall underlays
  • 575 Timber treatment
  • 578 Ventilation drying behind wall claddings
  • 583 Waterproof decks
  • 584 Sealed joint design – claddings

Updated: 16 June 2016