2016/016: Regarding the code-compliance of a zero pitch roof system
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The applicant has applied for a determination on whether zero pitch protected membrane roofs, if constructed as specified by the manufacturer, comply with Clauses B2.3.1(b), B2.3.2(b), E2.3.1, E2.3.2 and E2.3.7(a, b, c).
The application is not in respect of building work at a particular site or situation, but considers the specification as supplied by the manufacturer: a) 'Allco Waterproofing Solutions Ltd Zero Pitch Roofing System (PMR) Parts 1-6 Issued Version 1.0 dated 3 April 2016'; and with the following parameters: -buildings that comply with the New Zealand Building Code through design to AS/NZS1170:2002; are less than 150 m in height; and applied to a concrete (structural concrete or lightweight structural concrete) substrate.
The matter for determination under section 177(1)(a) of the Act is whether a roof as described above, would comply with Clauses B2.3.1(b), B2.3.2(b), E2.3.1, E2.3.2 and E2.3.7(a, b, c) of the Building Code (First Schedule, Building Regulations 1992).