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  BU545 Key changes to B1/AS1 and E2/AS1

BU545.jpgSignificant changes to the New Zealand Building Code compliance documents for B1 Structure and E2 External moisture came into effect on 1 August 2011.

This bulletin highlights some of the key changes that need to be considered in the design of building structure and building envelope.

The bulletin covers:

  • B1/AS1 changes
  • B1/VM1 changes
  • B1/AS2 timber barriers
  • E2/AS1 changes
  • E2/VM1 changes
  • new Acceptable Solution E2/AS3.

Publication date: February 2012 Keywords: Building Code, cladding, deck, design, flashing, foundations, gutter, inspection, masonry, moisture, weathertight