BU617 Subfloor and roof bracing in NZS 3604:2011 buildings
Wind and earthquakes can generate significant forces on a building. Bracing demand must be calculated and sufficient bracing incorporated into a building so that the structure can withstand these forces.
This bulletin describes the bracing for subfloors and roofs of buildings within the scope of NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings.
This bulletin covers:
- general considerations
- subfloor bracing
- roof bracing
- bracing ratings for renovations or repairs.
|Publication date||December 2017|