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Building Code requirements for house insulation

Homes in New Zealand must have adequate insulation, so you need to make sure they have the right level of thermal resistance (R-value) for their location. You can find information on zone specific R-values, as well as the calculation and modelling method for showing compliance with the Building Code Clause H1.

  • Published on 30 October 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-478-32748-9 (Print) / 978-0-478-32747-2 (Online)
  • 1st edition

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