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Code of Practice for Weathertight Concrete and Concrete Masonry Construction

Abbreviation
CP01:2011
Amendment
2014
Version
Errata 1 January 2015
Valid from
01/01/2011

Information provider
CCANZ
Author
CCANZ
Information type
Code of Practice
Format
PDF


Description

This code of practice covers the weathertightness of the building envelope for:

  • Concrete slab on ground,
  • Concrete and concrete masonry wall systems,
  • Concrete flat roofs and decks, and
  • Concrete to timber construction junctions.

Scope

The building type shall be as per the following limitations:

a) Buildings shall comply with importance levels 1 & 2 of AS/NZS 1170 - Structural Design Actions,

b) Buildings shall be built on good ground as defined in NZS 4229, but with “liquefaction and lateral spread”

added to the list of excluded ground,

c) The building configuration shall comply with NZS 4229, 1.1.3 (e) except that the total floor area for single

storey buildings can be up to 1000m², and

d) The slope of the finished concrete roof and deck membrane shall be no less than 1.5°.

This Code of Practice covers three types of concrete walls:

A. Concrete masonry construction 

B. Insitu concrete construction, and

C. Precast concrete construction.

This Code of Practice also provides weathertightness details for four alternative positions for the wall insulation:

  1. On the inner face of the wall, or
  2. On the outside face of the wall (EIFS systems), or
  3.  Integral within the wall itself, or
  4. Within a ventilated cavity.
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Code of Practice for Weathertight Concrete and Concrete Masonry Construction

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Code of Practice for Weathertight Concrete and Concrete Masonry Construction

Description

This code of practice covers the weathertightness of the building envelope for:

  • Concrete slab on ground,
  • Concrete and concrete masonry wall systems,
  • Concrete flat roofs and decks, and
  • Concrete to timber construction junctions.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 5.9MB)
Code of Practice for Weathertight Concrete and Concrete Masonry Construction
Description

This code of practice covers the weathertightness of the building envelope for:

  • Concrete slab on ground,
  • Concrete and concrete masonry wall systems,
  • Concrete flat roofs and decks, and
  • Concrete to timber construction junctions.
View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 5.9MB)
This resource cites:

Code of Practice for Weathertight Concrete and Concrete Masonry Construction

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