Verification Method C/VM2: Framework for Fire Safety Design

Abbreviation
C/VM2
Amendment
6
Version
First Edition, Amendment 6
Valid from
5/11/2020

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Information type
Verification Method
Format
PDF


Description

Verification Method C/VM2 provides a means of compliance with Protection from Fire Clauses C1 to C6, the six Building Code clauses related to protecting people in and around buildings, limiting fire spread and helping firefighting and rescue. 

It is a Verification Method for the specific design of buildings to demonstrate compliance with NZBC C1 to C6 Protection from Fire.

Scope

C/VM2 is suitable for use by professional fire engineers who are proficient in the use of fire engineering modelling methods.

This Verification Method is for fire designs for all buildings except those buildings that:

  • Do not have simultaneous evacuation schemes that evacuate immediately to the outside, or
  • Require a managed evacuation, or
  • Contain fire hazards that are not defined by Part 2 of this Verification Method “The rules and parameters for the Design Scenarios”.

This Verification Method does not provide fire design where there is use, storage or processing of hazardous substances.

 

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Notes/comments

Amendment 6 of C/VM2 includes Alterations on:

  • pp. 5–6 Contents
  • pp. 7–8A References
  • pp. 9–10 Definitions
  • p. 11 Part 1 Contents
  • pp. 25–26, Part 2 Contents, 2.2.1
  • p. 34 Part 3 Contents
  • pp. 50–56 4.5, 4.6, Table 4.1
  • pp. 72-91 New Appendix C
  • p. 92 Index
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Amendment 6 of C/VM2 includes Alterations on:

  • pp. 5–6 Contents
  • pp. 7–8A References
  • pp. 9–10 Definitions
  • p. 11 Part 1 Contents
  • pp. 25–26, Part 2 Contents, 2.2.1
  • p. 34 Part 3 Contents
  • pp. 50–56 4.5, 4.6, Table 4.1
  • pp. 72-91 New Appendix C
  • p. 92 Index
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Description

Verification Method C/VM2 provides a means of compliance with Protection from Fire Clauses C1 to C6, the six Building Code clauses related to protecting people in and around buildings, limiting fire spread and helping firefighting and rescue. 

It is a Verification Method for the specific design of buildings to demonstrate compliance with NZBC C1 to C6 Protection from Fire.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 1.8MB)
Verification Method C/VM2: Framework for Fire Safety Design
Description

Verification Method C/VM2 provides a means of compliance with Protection from Fire Clauses C1 to C6, the six Building Code clauses related to protecting people in and around buildings, limiting fire spread and helping firefighting and rescue. 

It is a Verification Method for the specific design of buildings to demonstrate compliance with NZBC C1 to C6 Protection from Fire.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 1.8MB)
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