Build 132: Burning issue

1 October 2012

Fire protection: Everything you need to know about the latest Building Code changes. Plus: What's hot with claddings.

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Feature section: Claddings

That first impression is all important and the choice of building cladding is a key component. However, claddings have a more serious role to play in keeping water out and allowing any that gets in to drain away and dry out.

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Feature section: Fire

The destructive power of fire can destroy buildings in minutes and, worse, take lives in the process. BRANZ and others continue to work on finding the best ways to minimise the risk from fire to buildings and lives.

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