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  BU614 H1 compliance options

The objective of New Zealand Building Code clause H1 Energy efficiency is to facilitate the efficient use of energy that is sourced from the national electricity grid or is non-renewable. BU614 image.JPG

This bulletin describes the options for complying with clause H1 using the Acceptable Solution or Verification Method.

This bulletin updates and replaces Bulletin 522 of the same name.

This bulletin covers: 

  • H1 requirements
  • Determining the most appropriate compliance method 
  • Modifying temperature, humidity and ventilation
  • Hot water for sanitation
  • Artificial lighting
  • Alternative methods
  • Resources