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Alternative solutions for Building Code clause C Protection from Fire

Building Code compliance > C Protection from fire > C1 Objectives of Clauses C2 to C6 > Alternative solutions for clause C Protection from Fire
Develop alternative solutions for complying with Building Code clauses C1-C6 Protection from Fire.

Altering an existing building

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Altering an existing building
This guide helps to determine the requirements for proposed alterations to existing buildings and how these can be met.

Fire safety design guide for residential community housing

Building Code compliance > C Protection from fire > C1 Objectives of Clauses C2 to C6 > Fire safety design guide for residential community housing
A framework for the development of an alternative solution to demonstrate compliance with C1–C6 Protection from fire.

Practice Advisory 18: Fire safety design for tall buildings

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Practice Advisory 18
Fire design guidance for the safe use of tall buildings, using reliable and resilient fire design features.

Achieving NZBC Group Numbers for surface finishes from tests to overseas standards

Building Code compliance > C Protection from fire > C1 Objectives of Clauses C2 to C6 > Surface finishes
Understand requirements for internal surface finishes, as set out in the Building Code.

C/AS1 - C/AS7 Information sheet

Building Code compliance > C Protection from fire > C1 Objectives of Clauses C2 to C6 > C/AS1 - C/AS7 Information sheet
Risk groups, out of scope and definition of the C Protection from fire Acceptable Solutions.

C/VM2- Information sheet

Building Code compliance > C Protection from fire > C1 Objectives of Clauses C2 to C6 > C/VM2- Information sheet
Risk groups, out of scope and definition of the C Protection from fire Acceptable Solutions.

Requesting information about means of escape from fire for existing buildings

Building Code compliance > C Protection from fire > C1 Objectives of Clauses C2 to C6 > Means of escape
Fire protection clause changes (2013) explained, in relation to existing buildings and building consent applications.

Fire safety design guidelines

Building Code compliance > C Protection from fire > C1 Objectives of Clauses C2 to C6 > Fire safety design guidelines
Make sure fire design documentation is properly communicated and incorporated into final building design documents.

Guidance on Building Code compliance for retrofitting insulation in external walls

Building Code compliance > H Energy efficiency > H1 Energy efficiency > Retrofitting insulation in external walls
Guidance to help understand Building Code requirements for retrofitting insulation in external walls.

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