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Practice Advisory 19: Improving earthquake performance of non-structural elements

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Good performance of non-structural elements during earthquakes can save lives and costs, and relies on well-managed processes during the design, procurement and construction project phases. This Practice Advisory advises how to improve the performance of non-structural elements during earthquakes.

This information was confirmed as current in December 2016.

  • Published on 23 November 2016
  • Of interest to Proprietary component manufacturers/importers, Contractors, Building services engineers, Fire engineers, Building consent authorities, Building owners, Maintenance personnel, Designers, Architects, Structural engineers
  • ISBN: 978-0-947524-81-4 (Online)

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: