Verification Method G7/VM1: Natural Light

This resource is no longer current. The current version is G7/VM1 (First Edition, Amendment 2)

Abbreviation
G7/VM1
Amendment
1
Version
First Edition, Amendment 1
Valid to
14/08/2014
Valid from
1/12/1995

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


Description

Verification Method G7/VM1 provides a means of assessing illuminance for compliance with Building Code Clause G7 Natural Light.

This clause is about providing sufficient natural light for occupied spaces and appropriate visual awareness of the outside for occupants.

It requires habitable spaces to have adequate windows for natural light and visual awareness of the outside environment to safeguard against illness, and loss of amenity due to isolation.

It requires natural light of no less than 30 lux at floor level for 75% of the standard year, and for transparent openings in certain buildings.

Scope

Building Code clause G7 is limited to habitable spaces in housing, old people's homes and early childhood centres.

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Verification Method G7/VM1: Natural Light

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Verification Method G7/VM1: Natural Light

Description

Verification Method G7/VM1 provides a means of assessing illuminance for compliance with Building Code Clause G7 Natural Light.

This clause is about providing sufficient natural light for occupied spaces and appropriate visual awareness of the outside for occupants.

It requires habitable spaces to have adequate windows for natural light and visual awareness of the outside environment to safeguard against illness, and loss of amenity due to isolation.

It requires natural light of no less than 30 lux at floor level for 75% of the standard year, and for transparent openings in certain buildings.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 605KB)
Verification Method G7/VM1: Natural Light

This resource is no longer current. The current version is G7/VM1 (First Edition, Amendment 2)

Description

Verification Method G7/VM1 provides a means of assessing illuminance for compliance with Building Code Clause G7 Natural Light.

This clause is about providing sufficient natural light for occupied spaces and appropriate visual awareness of the outside for occupants.

It requires habitable spaces to have adequate windows for natural light and visual awareness of the outside environment to safeguard against illness, and loss of amenity due to isolation.

It requires natural light of no less than 30 lux at floor level for 75% of the standard year, and for transparent openings in certain buildings.

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