Build 144: What's hot

1 October 2014

Getting the low-down on changes to fire safety
Plus: Water woes

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Feature section: Fire safety

Changes to the Verification Method for fire safety design introduce new fire ratings, and optional deemed-to-comply surface finishes. Meanwhile, BRANZ fire testing capabilities have been boosted.

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Feature section: Water woes

Water views may be great, but water in the wrong place inside the house is another story. Owners of leaky buildings and anyone whose home has been flooded can attest that water where it’s not wanted can be costly, damaging and difficult to deal with.

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