More Information

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

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

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
  • 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
  • 622 Good plans and specifications

New Zealand Metal Roofing Manufacturers Association

New Zealand Membrane Group

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Building Envelope Rehabilitation
  • Consultant’s guide (2001)
  • Owner-property manager guide (2001)

Building Research Establishment (UK)

Updated: 16 June 2016