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Designing better - Build 178 (2020)

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Designing better - Build 178 (2020)
Valid from
01/06/2020

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BRANZ Limited
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BUILD article
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Description

Significant performance improvements can be achieved affordably in houses by designing above the New Zealand Building Code minimum requirements. So, where is a good place to start to improve the liveability of a house?

Performance requirements set by the New Zealand Building Code are considered comparatively low by international standards.

Scope

This article includes:

  • Going above Code
  • E3 Internal moisture
    • Insulation
    • Airtightness
    • Heating
    • Better ventilation
    • G4 Ventilation
    • Mechanical supply and balanced ventilation systems
    • Air conditioning
  • H1 Energy efficiency
    • Meeting H1 requirements
    • Think about the glazing
  • Passive solar design
  • Thermal bridges
  • Plenty of opportunities to go beyond Code

 

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Description

Significant performance improvements can be achieved affordably in houses by designing above the New Zealand Building Code minimum requirements. So, where is a good place to start to improve the liveability of a house?

Performance requirements set by the New Zealand Building Code are considered comparatively low by international standards.

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Designing better - Build 178 (2020)
Description

Significant performance improvements can be achieved affordably in houses by designing above the New Zealand Building Code minimum requirements. So, where is a good place to start to improve the liveability of a house?

Performance requirements set by the New Zealand Building Code are considered comparatively low by international standards.

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Designing better - Build 178 (2020)

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