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Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods For New Zealand Building Code Clause E2 External moisture

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3rd edition, amendment 7

Current version: Effective from 1 January 2017

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

The code of practice CCANZ – CP 01: 2014 errata 1 January 2015 replaces the 2014 version.

Cited content in this document can be found on the Building CodeHub website.

3rd edition, amendment 6

Effective from 14 February 2014 to 30 May 2017

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

All of the Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods relating to E2 are contained in one document.

  • E2/VM1 provides calculations and tests for cladding systems, including junctions with windows, doors and other penetrations.  It provides for pitched, skillion and commercial/industrial roofing.
  • E2/AS1, the Acceptable Solution, gives design solutions for roofs, walls and penetrations to the external envelop for low-rise, timber-framed buildings.  E2/AS1 is aligned to the scope of buildings constructed to NZS 3604, the Standard referenced (with modifications) for Building Code clause B1 Structure. E2/AS1 can be used for walls and roofs, and NZS 3604 for structure.  
  • E2/AS2 provides a design solution for earth buildings.
  • E2/AS3 gives a design solution for concrete and concrete masonry buildings.

3rd edition, Amendment 5, errata 2

Effective from 24 December 2011 to 14 August 2011

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

E2 External moisture – E2/VM1, E2/AS1, E2/AS2, E2/AS3. Third edition, Amendment 5, errata 2. Effective from 24 December 2011.

3rd edition, amendment 5

Effective from 1 August 2011 to 23 December 2011

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

3rd edition, amendment 4

Effective from 1 May 2008 to 31 January 2012

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

E2 External moisture – E2/VM1, E2/AS1, E2/AS2, E2/AS3. Third edition, Amendment 4. Effective from 1 May 2008 until 31 January 2012.

3rd edition, amendment 3

Effective from 21 June 2007 to 1 May 2008

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

3rd edition, amendment 2, erratum 1

Effective from 1 December 2005 to 21 June 2007

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

3rd edition, amendment 1

Effective from 1 September 2004 to 1 July 2005

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

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