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  • NZS 4298 Materials and construction for earth buildings

    We are consulting on the draft DZ 4298 Materials and construction for earth buildings. What is NZS 4298 about? NZS 4298:2020 Materials and construction for earth buildings sets out requirements for the use of unfired earth in the form of adobe, cob, pressed earth brick, rammed earth, and poured earth. It applies to buildings that are designed in accordance with NZS 4297 or NZS 4299. Commentary to this standard takes heed of the long history of successful earth... More
    Closed 5 June 2024
  • NZS 4297 Engineering design of earth buildings

    We are consulting on the draft DZ 4297 Engineering design of earth buildings. What is NZS 4297 about? NZS 4297:2020 Engineering design of earth buildings is intended for use by structural engineers. Many of the structural design principles are chosen to be similar to those for reinforced masonry and reinforced concrete, and it is assumed that users of this standard will have a knowledge of design in these materials. However, earth has unique characteristics that need to be... More
    Closed 5 June 2024
  • NZS 4299 Earth buildings not requiring specific engineering design

    We are consulting on the draft DZ 4299 Earth buildings not requiring specific engineering design. What is NZS 4299 about? NZS 4299 Earth buildings not requiring specific engineering design sets a minimum standard for the design and construction of earth buildings. When applied by architects, designers, builders, engineers, apprentices, building consent authorities, and building industry regulators, NZS 4299 provides these users with cost-effective and practical ... More
    Closed 5 June 2024
  • 17 joint Australian/New Zealand adoptions of IEC standards and four amendments relating to safety of electrical equipment (EL-002) (Public Consultation)

    We are consulting on 17 adoptions of the IEC standards, two adoptions of amendments to the IEC standards, and two amendments to the existing joint Australian/New Zealand (AS/NZS) standards. The proposed AS/NZS standards were prepared by Joint Technical Committee EL-002 Safety of household and similar electrical appliances and small power transformers. Input from Australia and New Zealand via EL-002 throughout the development process of the relevant ‘parent standards’ at... More
    Opened 23 May 2024
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