The second in a series looking at how current New Zealand building regulations for energy efficiency compare to those elsewhere measures New Zealand against Australia.
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Building legislation was first introduced into New Zealand’s provincial councils in the 1840s, and its progression provides an insight into the building problems and aspirations of early European settlers.
This is the first in a series looking at how New Zealand building regulations currently compare to those elsewhere.
They’re time-consuming and frankly annoying, but requests for information (RFIs) are less likely if care is taken preparing thorough and well detailed documents the first time.
Many Standards address weathertightness to ensure an acceptable and achievable expectation of building element performance, particularly from the exterior skin. Here we look at AS/NZS 4284.
This is the second article in Build’s new section on MBIE determinations. It looks at lessons from Determination 2019/057: Regarding the issue of a notice to fix for building work carried out without a building consent and over a property boundary.
The third in this series looking at how current New Zealand building regulations for energy efficiency compare to those elsewhere measures us against Ireland.