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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.

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Determination – notice to fix

By Bruce Klein 1 April 2020, Build 177

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.

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Mind your roof claddings

By Trevor Pringle 1 February 2020, Build 176

Proper on-site management of roof cladding is critical to delivering quality buildings. This is the final in a series on materials storage requirements and outlines how to store and handle roof claddings.

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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.

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