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Acceptable Solution C/AS2: Buildings other than Risk Group SH

Abbreviation
C/AS2
Version
First Edition
Valid from
27/06/2019

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


Description

The Building Code clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire relate to:

  • a) safeguard people from an unacceptable risk of injury or illness caused by fire,
  • b) protect other property from damage caused by fire, and
  • c) facilitate firefighting and rescue operations.

This Acceptable Solution C/AS2 is one of three Acceptable Solutions that provide a means of establishing compliance with NZBC Clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire. It can be used for the building activities covered by risk groups specified in Paragraph 1.1.1 and described in Table 1.1.

For risk group SH, please refer to Acceptable Solution C/AS1.

For backcountry huts, please refer to Acceptable Solution BCH/AS1.

Where a specific risk group (or risk groups) is mentioned in a subheading and/or within the text of a paragraph, that requirement applies only to the specified risk group(s), and does not apply to other risk groups. Words in italic are defined at the front of this document.

Appendices to this Acceptable Solution are part of, and have equal status to, the Acceptable Solution.

Figures and risk group icons are informative only; the wording of the paragraphs takes precedence.

Scope

The scope of this Acceptable Solution C/AS2 is restricted to all risk groups listed in Table 1.1 except for risk group SH (refer to C/AS1).

It covers buildings or parts of buildings where people:

  • a) Sleep (SM), and
  • b) Are unable to self-evacuate without assistance through requiring special care or treatment, or they are restrained, or their liberties are restricted (SI), and
  • c) Congregate, participate in group activities or where professional services or retail are provided (CA), and
  • d) Work (WB), and
  • e) Store goods and other materials (WS), and
  • f) Park vehicles (VP).

These activities are described in Table 1.1.

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Description

The Building Code clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire relate to:

  • a) safeguard people from an unacceptable risk of injury or illness caused by fire,
  • b) protect other property from damage caused by fire, and
  • c) facilitate firefighting and rescue operations.

This Acceptable Solution C/AS2 is one of three Acceptable Solutions that provide a means of establishing compliance with NZBC Clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire. It can be used for the building activities covered by risk groups specified in Paragraph 1.1.1 and described in Table 1.1.

For risk group SH, please refer to Acceptable Solution C/AS1.

For backcountry huts, please refer to Acceptable Solution BCH/AS1.

Where a specific risk group (or risk groups) is mentioned in a subheading and/or within the text of a paragraph, that requirement applies only to the specified risk group(s), and does not apply to other risk groups. Words in italic are defined at the front of this document.

Appendices to this Acceptable Solution are part of, and have equal status to, the Acceptable Solution.

Figures and risk group icons are informative only; the wording of the paragraphs takes precedence.

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Acceptable Solution C/AS2: Buildings other than Risk Group SH
Description

The Building Code clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire relate to:

  • a) safeguard people from an unacceptable risk of injury or illness caused by fire,
  • b) protect other property from damage caused by fire, and
  • c) facilitate firefighting and rescue operations.

This Acceptable Solution C/AS2 is one of three Acceptable Solutions that provide a means of establishing compliance with NZBC Clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire. It can be used for the building activities covered by risk groups specified in Paragraph 1.1.1 and described in Table 1.1.

For risk group SH, please refer to Acceptable Solution C/AS1.

For backcountry huts, please refer to Acceptable Solution BCH/AS1.

Where a specific risk group (or risk groups) is mentioned in a subheading and/or within the text of a paragraph, that requirement applies only to the specified risk group(s), and does not apply to other risk groups. Words in italic are defined at the front of this document.

Appendices to this Acceptable Solution are part of, and have equal status to, the Acceptable Solution.

Figures and risk group icons are informative only; the wording of the paragraphs takes precedence.

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