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ER27 Doing better in residential dwellings: Going beyond the Code in energy and accessibility performance (December 2017)

Product Description

This report brings together findings from four research reports concerned with how we can go beyond the current New Zealand Building Code (NZBC) to construct better-performing dwellings.

Residential buildings in New Zealand can do better than Code in one of two ways. Consumers can demand and the building industry can deliver new-build and renovated dwellings:

  • that exceed the standards set out in the NZBC.
  • with dimensions of performance that are not specified within the NZBC.

Product Information

Publication date 1 December 2017
Author Bev James, Nina Saville-Smith, Kay Saville-Smith and Nigel Isaacs
System number ER027