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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
    Closes 26 May 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
    Closes 26 May 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
    Closes 26 May 2024
  • Adoption of 13 international hydrogen-related equipment safety standards

    We are consulting on the adoption of 13 i nternational hydrogen-related standards. What are the international identical adoptions about? New Zealand is preparing for the largest energy transition it has experienced in more than 100 years and hydrogen is set to play a key role. The government has a legislated target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions (other than from biogenic methane) by 2050, and a target under the Paris Agreement to reduce net GHG emissions to 50% below... More
    Closes 31 May 2024
  • Direct adoption of ISO/CIE TR 3092:2023 Light and lighting - Energy performance of lighting in buildings

    Overview We are consulting on the draft DZ 4097 Light and lighting - Energy performance of lighting in buildings . What is SNZ ISO/CIE 3092:2024 about? In 2022, Standards New Zealand technical committee P4097 undertook a comprehensive review of ISO/CIE 20086:2019 Light and lighting - Energy performance of lighting in buildings, which resulted in a modified adoption of the standard, being published as NZS 20086:2022 Light and... More
    Closes 2 June 2024
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