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BRANZ webinars enable building industry practitioners to gain practical industry knowledge informed by the latest BRANZ research. You can also gain CPD points by successfully completing the quiz at the end of the selected webinars.

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Recorded webinars are available for purchase below. Access to each webinar will expire 1 month after purchase.

Webinar: LCAQuick

This webinar provides a basic introduction to using the BRANZ building Life Cycle Assessment tool, LCAQuick. It builds on the Life Cycle Assessment webinar by providing a practical demonstration of LCAQuick, going over the basic inputs and outputs of the tool.

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Webinar: HECC

The Homestar Embodied Carbon Calculator (HECC) is a free tool that assesses the cradle-to-cradle life cycle embodied carbon of homes with traditional constructions (e.g. timber/steel framed homes).

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Webinar: LCA Overview

This webinar provides a basic introduction to life cycle assessment (LCA) and calculating the carbon footprint of a building. Life cycle assessment underpins all BRANZ carbon tools, so this webinar is a recommended introduction to our other carbon tools webinars.

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Webinar: CO₂RE

CO₂RE draws on residential construction elements from the BRANZ House Insulation Guide (5th edition) and some details from the PHINZ High Performance Construction Details Handbook.

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Webinar: LCAPlay

LCAPlay allows users to assess potential environmental impacts for commercial building design concepts.

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Webinar: The Carbon Challenge - Design and build a low-carbon building

We look at practical solutions to reducing a building’s carbon footprint.

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Webinar: The Carbon Challenge - Carbon challenges

We explore some of the challenges we face in reducing carbon emissions.

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Webinar: The Carbon Challenge - Compliance and calculating building carbon footprints

We look at the inter-related topics of compliance and how to calculate carbon footprints.

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Webinar: The Carbon Challenge - Carbon and the New Zealand building industry

We explain why we need to act now to reduce carbon emissions and the role that the building and construction industry plays.

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Webinar: Towards sustainable materials

This BRANZ/Edge Environment webinar explores the need to move to a circular economy – one that also addresses climate change and modern-day slavery.

Webinar: Thermal Bridging in timber-framed walls

This webinar explores BRANZ Levy-funded research into higher-than-expected percentages of framing, and therefore thermal bridging, found in residential construction in New Zealand.

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Webinar: Fire 101: Overview of fire safety compliance in simple buildings

Webinar 1: This webinar provides an overview of fire safety compliance in non-complex buildings, with a focus on C/AS2 Parts 1 and 2.
 
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Webinar: Fire 101: Means of escape

Webinar 2: This webinar covers human behaviour in fire and the content and key concepts in parts 1 and 3 including risk groups, occupant loads and means of escape.
 
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Webinar: Fire 101: Control of internal fire and smoke spread

This webinar provides an overview of the content and key concepts used in Section 4 of the Acceptable Solutions C/AS1 and C/AS2, for the control of internal fire and smoke spread.
 
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Webinar: Fire 101: Control of external fire spread

This webinar provides an overview of the content and key concepts used in Section 5 of C/AS1 and C/AS2, for the control of external fire and smoke spread.
 
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Webinar: Engineered Wood Products (EWPs)

This webinar takes you through the results of a recent BRANZ research into the appetite for using EWPs in building, the perceptions that exist about them and potential barriers.  It also covers the range of resources available in New Zealand to help make decisions regarding the use and performance of EWPs and the what the implications of their use might be and how to effectively incorporate them into building projects.

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Webinar: Assessing SIPs in New Zealand

Hear how BRANZ is investigating the performance of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) under New Zealand's climate, and in the case of an earthquake or fire. 

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