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Building Code Clause E2 - External moisture

Abbreviation
NZBC E2
Valid from
21/06/2007

Information provider
Parliamentary Counsel Office
Information type
Legislation
Format
PDF

Description

Building Code Clause E2 External Water is about roof, wall claddings and external openings will prevent external moisture from causing undue dampness or damage.

This clause requires buildings to be constructed to provide adequate resistance to penetration by, and the accumulation of, moisture from the outside.

It contains requirements for roofs, wall claddings and external openings to:

  • prevent water entry
  • prevent water absorption and transmission
  • prevent the accumulation of water
  • allow for dissipation.  

The clause applies to most buildings, as set out in the limit on application in E2.2.

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Building Code Clause E2 - External moisture

Description

Building Code Clause E2 External Water is about roof, wall claddings and external openings will prevent external moisture from causing undue dampness or damage.

This clause requires buildings to be constructed to provide adequate resistance to penetration by, and the accumulation of, moisture from the outside.

It contains requirements for roofs, wall claddings and external openings to:

  • prevent water entry
  • prevent water absorption and transmission
  • prevent the accumulation of water
  • allow for dissipation.  

The clause applies to most buildings, as set out in the limit on application in E2.2.

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Building Code Clause E2 - External moisture
Description

Building Code Clause E2 External Water is about roof, wall claddings and external openings will prevent external moisture from causing undue dampness or damage.

This clause requires buildings to be constructed to provide adequate resistance to penetration by, and the accumulation of, moisture from the outside.

It contains requirements for roofs, wall claddings and external openings to:

  • prevent water entry
  • prevent water absorption and transmission
  • prevent the accumulation of water
  • allow for dissipation.  

The clause applies to most buildings, as set out in the limit on application in E2.2.

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This resource does not cite any other resources.

Building Code Clause E2 - External moisture

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