Building Code requirements for house insulation
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- Information provider
- Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
- Information type
- Section 175 guidance
Homes in New Zealand must have adequate insulation, so you need to make sure they have the right level of thermal resistance (R-value) for their location. You can find information on zone specific R-values, as well as the calculation and modelling method for showing compliance with the Building Code Clause H1.