WMA Code of Practice for Internal Wet Area Membranes

Abbreviation
WMA COP - Internal Wet Area Membranes
Version
Fourth Edition
Valid from
3/02/2020

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Author
Waterproofing Membrane Association Incorporated.
Information type
Code of Practice
Format
Hard copy, PDF


Description

The CoP IWAM is applicable to internal wet-area waterproof membrane systems, including their substrates, for bathrooms, kitchens and laundries within buildings. 

The purpose of this Code of Practice is to:

  1. Assist Designers to select the optimum membrane for a given situation
  2. Provide the optimum design methodology for a given situation
  3. Provide installation provisions that will result in building work that involves internal wet-area waterproof membrane systems meeting or exceeding the minimum requirements of relevant sub-clauses of the NZ Building Code (NZBC) clause E3, Internal moisture.

Scope

Facilities such as industrial processing areas (for instance a cowshed or an industrial food making facility), or the surrounds and changing facilities of internal swimming pools or spas, are outside the CoP IWAM scope.

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WMA Code of Practice for Internal Wet Area Membranes

Description

The CoP IWAM is applicable to internal wet-area waterproof membrane systems, including their substrates, for bathrooms, kitchens and laundries within buildings. 

The purpose of this Code of Practice is to:

  1. Assist Designers to select the optimum membrane for a given situation
  2. Provide the optimum design methodology for a given situation
  3. Provide installation provisions that will result in building work that involves internal wet-area waterproof membrane systems meeting or exceeding the minimum requirements of relevant sub-clauses of the NZ Building Code (NZBC) clause E3, Internal moisture.

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WMA Code of Practice for Internal Wet Area Membranes
Description

The CoP IWAM is applicable to internal wet-area waterproof membrane systems, including their substrates, for bathrooms, kitchens and laundries within buildings. 

The purpose of this Code of Practice is to:

  1. Assist Designers to select the optimum membrane for a given situation
  2. Provide the optimum design methodology for a given situation
  3. Provide installation provisions that will result in building work that involves internal wet-area waterproof membrane systems meeting or exceeding the minimum requirements of relevant sub-clauses of the NZ Building Code (NZBC) clause E3, Internal moisture.
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