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  BU588 BRANZ Maps and wind zone calculations

BU588.jpgBRANZ Maps is an online tool in the Toolbox section of the BRANZ website.

When a specific location is entered into the tool, it shows a range of information that applies to that location, including:

  • parcel IDs
  • legal description
  • full address
  • earthquake zone
  • exposure (corrosion risk) zone
  • climate zone
  • 10-minute rainfall intensity
  • wind region
  • wind zone (experimental)
  • lee zone.

This bulletin explains the BRANZ Maps tool, how the wind zones were calculated and what other wind zone data is available.

Publication date: October 2015 Keywords: maps, wind, corrosion, climate, zone, address