Concrete masonry and weathertightness
- Valid from
- Information provider
- Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
- Information type
- Section 175 guidance
The Acceptable Solution for weathertightness E2/AS1 is a solution for claddings on timber frame structures and is not applicable to other nonframed structural systems such as concrete masonry.
NZS 4229 does offer some guidance as to surface coatings that have been considered adequate by a Standards committee, but these nevertheless remain as alternative solutions, and outside the Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods for automatic acceptance by BCAs.