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  BU520 Conservatories

BU520.jpgA conservatory is a glazed, enclosed space attached to a dwelling. A conservatory can provide the opportunity to enjoy outdoor living without the disadvantages of wind and rain.

Conservatories added to existing buildings must comply with Building Code performance requirements and may require a specific building consent.

This bulletin covers:

  • Building Code and standards
  • design and installation, including location, design loadings, light and ventilation to existing spaces, stormwater disposal, condensation and leaks
  • framing materials
  • glazing, including glass and plastics
  • maintenance considerations.

Publication date: February 2010 Keywords: double glazing, glass, glazing, IGU, insulation, window