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Acceptable Solution B1/AS1: General

This resource is no longer current. The current version is B1/AS1 (First Edition, Amendment 18)

Abbreviation
B1/AS1
Amendment
15
Version
First edition, amendment 15
Valid to
30/06/0018
Valid from
01/01/2017

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Information type
Acceptable Solution
Format
PDF


Description

Acceptable Solution B1/AS1 provides a means of compliance with Building Code Clause B1 Structure. Clause B1 requires buildings to withstand likely loads, including wind, earthquake, live and dead loads (people and building contents).

Clause B1 sets requirements around the combination of loads that buildings, building elements and sitework are likely to experience during construction, alteration and throughout their lives. The performance requirements outline how buildings should be stable, not degrade and withstand physical conditions to protect lives and other property.

It makes due allowance for the intended use of a building, the consequence of failure and other limitations. B1/AS1 contains Acceptable Solutions for Masonry (Paragraph 2.0), Timber (Paragraph 3.0), Earth Buildings (Paragraph 4.0) and Stucco (Paragraph 5.0), Drains (Paragraph 6.0) and Glazing (Paragraph 7.0).

Scope

Citation of Standards in this Verification Method is subject to the following conditions. The citation covers only the scope stated or implicit in each Standard. Aspects outside the scope, when applied to a particular building, are not part of the Verification Method.

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Acceptable Solution B1/AS1: General

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Acceptable Solution B1/AS1: General

Description

Acceptable Solution B1/AS1 provides a means of compliance with Building Code Clause B1 Structure. Clause B1 requires buildings to withstand likely loads, including wind, earthquake, live and dead loads (people and building contents).

Clause B1 sets requirements around the combination of loads that buildings, building elements and sitework are likely to experience during construction, alteration and throughout their lives. The performance requirements outline how buildings should be stable, not degrade and withstand physical conditions to protect lives and other property.

It makes due allowance for the intended use of a building, the consequence of failure and other limitations. B1/AS1 contains Acceptable Solutions for Masonry (Paragraph 2.0), Timber (Paragraph 3.0), Earth Buildings (Paragraph 4.0) and Stucco (Paragraph 5.0), Drains (Paragraph 6.0) and Glazing (Paragraph 7.0).

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Acceptable Solution B1/AS1: General

This resource is no longer current. The current version is B1/AS1 (First Edition, Amendment 18)

Description

Acceptable Solution B1/AS1 provides a means of compliance with Building Code Clause B1 Structure. Clause B1 requires buildings to withstand likely loads, including wind, earthquake, live and dead loads (people and building contents).

Clause B1 sets requirements around the combination of loads that buildings, building elements and sitework are likely to experience during construction, alteration and throughout their lives. The performance requirements outline how buildings should be stable, not degrade and withstand physical conditions to protect lives and other property.

It makes due allowance for the intended use of a building, the consequence of failure and other limitations. B1/AS1 contains Acceptable Solutions for Masonry (Paragraph 2.0), Timber (Paragraph 3.0), Earth Buildings (Paragraph 4.0) and Stucco (Paragraph 5.0), Drains (Paragraph 6.0) and Glazing (Paragraph 7.0).

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