Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods Proposed to be Amended
Pursuant to section 24(1) of the Building Act 2004 (“Act”), I give notice amendments to the following Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods:
- B1/AS1 – Structure
- B1/AS3 – Structure
- B1/VM1 – Structure
- B2/AS1 – Durability
- H1/AS1 – Energy efficiency
- H1/VM1 – Energy efficiency
Acceptable Solution and Verification Method to be issued
Pursuant to section 24(1) of the Building Act 2004 (“Act”), I give notice that the following Acceptable Solution has been issued come into force on 28 November 2019:
- E2 External moisture: E2/AS4
The amended version of the above Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods will come into force on 28 November 2019.
The Acceptable Solutions can be downloaded free of charge from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) website: www.building.govt.nz/building-code-compliance.
The preceding versions continue to be in force until:
- B1/AS1 – Structure (28 November 2021)
- B1/AS3 – Structure (28 November 2019)
- B1/VM1 – Structure (28 November 2019)
- B2/AS1 – Durability (28 November 2019)
- H1/AS1 – Energy efficiency (28 November 2019)
- H1/VM1 – Energy efficiency (28 November 2019)
Acceptable Solution to be revoked
Pursuant to section 24(1) of the Act, I give notice that the Simple House Acceptable Solution is to be revoked and will cease having legal effect on 28 November 2019.
New material to be incorporated by reference
Pursuant to sections 405 and 410(1)(e) of the Act, I give notice that the following materials are to be incorporated by reference into the following Acceptable Solution on 28 November 2019:
Acceptable Solution B1/AS1
AS/NZS 2566:2002 Buried flexible pipelines. Part 1: 1998 Structural design Amend: 1
AS/NZS 2566:2002 Buried flexible pipelines. Part 2: 2002 Installation Amend: 1, 2, 3
Acceptable Solution B1/AS3
AS 1397:2011 Steel sheet and strip – Hot-dipped zinc-coated or aluminium/zinc-coated
Acceptable Solution B1/VM1
AS/NZS 4600:2005 Cold-formed steel structures Amend: 1
AS/NZS 1163:2016 Cold-formed structural steel hollow sections Amend: 1
Acceptable Solution E2/AS4
NASH (National Association for Steel Framed Housing) Building Envelope Solutions: 2018.
Acceptable Solution H1/VM1 and AS1
NZS 4214:2006 Methods of determining the total thermal resistance of parts of buildings
NZS 4218:2009 Thermal Insulation – Housing and Small Buildings
NZS 4243: Energy efficiency – large buildings. Part 2: 2007 Lighting Amend: 1
Purchase of material incorporated by reference
The material incorporated by reference described above may be purchased directly from Standards New Zealand, MBIE, 15 Stout Street, Wellington 6011, or online at:
- Standards: www.standards.govt.nz
- NASH publications: http://nashnz.org.nz/
- New Zealand legislation and regulations: www.legislation.govt.nz
Viewing material incorporated by reference
Material incorporated by reference is available for inspection free of charge at 15 Stout Street, Wellington, between the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. To make an appointment to view material incorporated by reference, call 0800 242 243.
Dated at Wellington this 28th day of November 2019.
ANNA BUTLER, General Manager, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.