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A key benefit for our clients is our knowledge of government policy and the influence that compliance regulations in New Zealand and Australia have on the respective building codes of each nation. BRANZ is in a particularly strong position to navigate the difficulties that construction compliance regulations can present.

With our sound technical base, multi-disciplinary team and technical excellence, we are able to demonstrate fitness for purpose through a range of services, including fire, structural, materials testing, and formal compliance schemes.


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We set the benchmark for technical excellence
in building product and system evaluations to
demonstrate fitness for purpose through a range
of service. 
 Our fire safety engineers at BRANZ have an
in-depth knowledge of fire safety standards and
building codes, and are experienced in their
application. They have undertaken projects in
New Zealand, Asia and Australia.  
   
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Our multi-disciplinary team of scientists and
engineers offer the capability to assess the
likely service life and in-service performance
of materials. 
 Our structural engineering test laboratory is
purpose-made to test conditions experienced
by building products and systems. 


Accreditations and Memberships 

BRANZ is accredited by International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) to the ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory standard for both fire resistance and reaction-to-fire testing. BRANZ is also a registered testing authority under the provisions of the Building Code of Australia.

Through the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) mutual recognition agreement, BRANZ test reports are recommended as the equivalent of those issued by laboratories accredited by 73 bodies around the world.

BRANZ has achieved and operates to a management system conforming to AS/NZS ISO 9001:2015 

BRANZ is a member of the World Federation of Technical Assessment Organisations (WFTAO). A worldwide network for coordinating and facilitating the technical assessment of innovation in the construction field.