Alternative solutions for Building Code clause C Protection from Fire - BC Update 235
- BC Update 235
- Valid from
- Information provider
- Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
- Information type
- Section 175 guidance
This guide helps you to develop alternative solutions for complying with the performance requirements of New Zealand Building Code clauses C1-C6 Protection from Fire (the fire clauses).
It will be of interest to fire engineers and designers developing alternative solutions.
It is also for regulatory stakeholders (territorial authorities, building consent authorities (BCAs), Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ), regulatory reviewers) and others considering alternative solutions for these clauses.
This guide discusses alternative solutions and where they fit in the building regulatory system, what the New Zealand Building Code Protection from Fire clauses require, types of alternative solution suitable for fire design, and safety margins.
The guidance covers:
- alternative solutions and where they fit in the building regulatory system
- what the New Zealand Building Code Protection from Fire clauses require
- types of alternative solution suitable for fire design
- safety margins.