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Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods For New Zealand Building Code Clause F7 Warning systems

All content related to F7 Warning systems

4th edition, unamended

Current version: Effective from 10 April 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.

All of the Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods relating to F7 are contained in one document.

F7/AS1 gives a design solution for different types of warning systems: fire, sprinkler, smoke alarm, and the automatic alerting of Fire Service.   It provides specific information on domestic smoke alarm systems, and those for hotels, motels or multi-unit residential accommodation in retirement villages.   It sets out the location of alarms with reference to Acceptable Solutions C/AS1 to C/AS7 and for every space to have at least one detector. 

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

3rd edition, amendment 7

Effective from 10 October 2011 to 10 April 2013

 

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.

F7 Warning systems – F7/AS1. Third edition, Amendment 7 to Building Code clause F7. Effective from 10 October 2011 until 10 April 2013.

3rd edition, amendment 6

Effective from 1 November 2008 to 10 October 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 5

Effective from 1 October 2005 to 1 November 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 4

Effective from 24 April 2003 to 1 October 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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