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Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods For New Zealand Building Code Clause G7 Natural light

All content related to G7 Natural light

1st edition, amendment 2

Current version: Effective from 14 February 2014

 

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 G7 are contained in one document.

  • G7/VM1 verifies that illuminance can be assessed using one of the BRE calculation methods in NZS 6703.
  • G7/AS1 provides design solutions to show appropriate vertical windows in external walls, and their height. Its Tables show acceptable and approximate reflectance for surface finishes.  It describes a means of showing compliance with ‘awareness of the outside environment’.

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

1st edition, amendment 1

Effective from 1 December 1995 to 14 August 2014

 

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.

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: