Build 161: Fire safety

1 August 2017

Research helps protect lives
Plus: Piecing together the building controls puzzle

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BuildingControl This Issue

Feature section: Building controls

How all the parts of New Zealand’s building control framework fit together may be a puzzle to some. To help, we look at various parts of our performance-based building control system and how to use them.

FireSafety This Issue

Feature section: Fire safety

Valuable research by BRANZ fire engineers is improving understanding of fire behaviour in buildings. The result is useful guidance to help protect buildings in the event of a fire. On the regulatory side, MBIE has also been busy with new fire safety proposals.

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