ARDEX Torch Applied Membranes
<p data-block-key="tw8p4">ARDEX Torch Applied Membranes are waterproofing membranes for nominally flat and pitched roofs and decks. They are installed as multi-layer systems with a mineral chip finished product or as a single-layer system onto a concrete substrate under heavy protection such as paving slabs or a topping screed.</p>
A BRANZ Appraisal is a robust, in-depth and independent evaluation of a building product or system to assess whether it is fit for purpose and meets Building Code performance requirements.
<p>To get a BRANZ Appraisal for your product, you first apply and then agree an evaluation plan. The Appraisal process includes reviews of technical literature and quality procedures, plus testing, opinions and inspections. Annual validity reviews follow.</p><p></p>
Eldorado Stone™ Veneer and Hard as Rocks Application System
<p data-block-key="6n6c2">The Eldorado Stone™ Veneer and Hard as Rocks Application System is a cavity-based external wall cladding system for residential and light commercial type buildings where domestic construction techniques are used.</p><p data-block-key="37pc9">The system consists of a cast stone veneer cladding designed to imitate the look of natural stone. The stone veneer elements are manufactured from lightweight aggregates, portland cement and iron oxide pigments, and are cast to mimic different types of stone. Fibre cement backing sheets are fixed over timber battens to form a 20 mm cavity. The stone veneer and mortar are mechanically anchored through to the structural wall framing by stainless steel anchor ties and screws.</p><p data-block-key="7n4tm">The system incorporates a primary and secondary means of weather resistance (first and second line of defence) against water penetration by separating the cladding from the external wall framing with a nominal 20 mm drained cavity.</p>
Apply for a nail listing
<p>Nail suppliers can get their nails tested to assure builders they can be used in compliance with NZS 3604:2011 <i>Timber-framed buildings</i>. BRANZ lists nails that meet relevant dimensional, ductility and (if galvanised) galvanic coating standards.</p>
CodeMark is a voluntary product certification scheme that provides an easily understood and robust way to show a building product, design or method meets the requirements of the New Zealand Building Code or the Building Code of Australia.
<p>Warmer houses are better able to deal with moisture, and a warmer, drier indoor environment reduces the likelihood of damp and mould. Living in a cold, damp, mouldy home can lead to poor health.</p>
How to apply for an Appraisal
<p data-block-key="3s3x0">To apply for a BRANZ Appraisal for your product, you need to first complete an enquiry form, giving information about your product and your company. All information you provide will be treated with the strictest confidence.</p>
How to apply for CodeMark certification
<p>To apply for BRANZ CodeMark certification for your building product, you need to first complete an enquiry form, giving information about your product and your company. All information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence.</p>
Neuchatel Torch Applied Membrane System
<p data-block-key="lccd4">The Neuchatel Torch Applied Membrane System is a double layer torch-on membrane system for roofs and decks. The membrane products (both base and cap sheet) are manufactured from spun-bonded polyester-reinforced, modified bitumen.</p>