BU620 Managing wind effects around buildings

Abbreviation
BU620
Valid from
9/04/2018

Information provider
BRANZ Limited
Information type
BRANZ Bulletin
Format
PDF, Hard copy

Description

This bulletin describes that reducing the impact of wind at a site improves the micro-climate around the building, reduces wind loads on the structure, improves energy efficiency by reducing heating demands and gives an improved, safer living environment.

Wind impact can be reduced by the siting, layout and shape of buildings, planting, fences and screens and reshaping of land forms

Scope

This bulletin covers: 

  • The nature of airflows
  • Site analysis
  • Site planning
  • Building design 
  • Fencing
  • Planting
  • Modifying landforms
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Notes/comments

This bulletin replaces Bulletin 321(1994) Reducing the impact of wind at building sites.

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This bulletin replaces Bulletin 321(1994) Reducing the impact of wind at building sites.

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BU620 Managing wind effects around buildings

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BU620 Managing wind effects around buildings

Description

This bulletin describes that reducing the impact of wind at a site improves the micro-climate around the building, reduces wind loads on the structure, improves energy efficiency by reducing heating demands and gives an improved, safer living environment.

Wind impact can be reduced by the siting, layout and shape of buildings, planting, fences and screens and reshaping of land forms

View on Information Provider website
BU620 Managing wind effects around buildings
Description

This bulletin describes that reducing the impact of wind at a site improves the micro-climate around the building, reduces wind loads on the structure, improves energy efficiency by reducing heating demands and gives an improved, safer living environment.

Wind impact can be reduced by the siting, layout and shape of buildings, planting, fences and screens and reshaping of land forms

View on Information Provider website
This resource does not cite any other resources.

BU620 Managing wind effects around buildings

This resource does not CITE any other resources.
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