Search results for 'roofs'

Showing results 1-6 of 6

Do you want to try searching all of BRANZ?

Order by:

Speaking from experience

By Roland Alderton, Mike Way 1 October 2020, Build 180, Feature article

Ventilation of cold roof designs in New Zealand doesn’t always go smoothly. Here, BRANZ physicists hand over to a couple of professional builders who have long been at the coalface dealing with roof moisture issues on their projects.

Read more

Hold-down fixings

By Bruce Sedcole 1 October 2020, Build 180

BRANZ regularly receives queries about hold-down fixings to the exterior walls of timber-framed buildings. This overview sets out the fixing requirements in NZS 3604:2011 for resistance to uplift for the various framing members.

Read more

Boundary wall fire resistance rating

By John Grant 1 October 2020, Build 180

Controlling fire spread between residential buildings and outbuildings is important for protecting life and property. We recap the requirements and look at an area of confusion – fire rating of windows and doors in walls close to a boundary.

Read more