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 Research Reports

Each year BRANZ invests the Building Research Levy in research as part of our vision to inspire the industry to provide better buildings for New Zealanders. 

Outputs and results from this research is transformed into a technical research report which may be used by the industry as an information resource.

The reports below reflect research done by BRANZ and external independent providers which are funded by the levy. 

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 Research Reports

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Seismic performance of brick veneer houses - phase 3 - shake table tests on a concrete brick veneer room, SR191

Seismic ratings for residential timber buildings, SR073

Seismic response of building parts and non-structural components, SR124

Serviceability criteria for buildings, SR014

Serviceability limit state criteria for New Zealand buildings, SR057

Sheathing contributions to wall element strength and stiffness, SR077

Simple methods to resist joist roll-over forces, SR045

Simplified reaction to fire for interior wall, ceiling and floor linings - literature review, SR301

Small construction firms in New Zealand, SR315

Small firms' work types and resources, SR284

Smoke control in multi-storey buildings, SR050

Smoke filling in large spaces using BRANZFIRE, SR195

Soil expansivity in the Auckland region - final report, SR120A

Soil expansivity in the Auckland region - initial report, SR120

Solar wall collectors - results of a field trial in three schools and a house, SR231

Soot yield values for modelling purposes - residential occupancies, SR185

Specific design for multi-storey light steel framed buildings, ER34

Sprinklers for community buildings and places of special or historical interest, SR252

SR409 Fire spread from lower roofs project: Final report

Measuring our sustainability progress - NZs new detached residential housing stock (first update), SR426