Building Basics: Weathertightness (2nd edition)
- BK206 (2021)
- Second edition
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- Building Basics
- PDF, Hard copy
Extensive publicity over recent years about the leaky building problem has led to the discovery of a large number of buildings in New Zealand that have problems related to water penetration.
Builders play a fundamental role in the construction of weathertight buildings. This book aims to provide guidance for builders and associated subtrades in the basics of the weathertight construction of light timber-framed residential buildings.
This book aims to provide background to the issues and contributing factors and guidance on the principles of weathertight construction – how water behaves and how we deal with it.