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Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods For New Zealand Building Code Clause F2 Hazardous building materials

All content related to F2 Hazardous building materials

1st edition, amendment 3

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.

NZS 4223.3: 2016 Amendment 1 ‘Glazing in buildings – Human impact safety requirements’ replaces the 1999 version. A comment is provided on asbestos in building materials.

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

1st edition, amendment 2

Effective from 1 December 2000 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 F2 are contained in one document.

  • F2/AS1 provides a means of design to confirm human impact safety in relation to glazing, including glazed panels and windows in bathrooms.  It also refers to the definition of asbestos in the Asbestos Regulations 1983, and procedures for its encapsulation

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