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Constructing cavities for wall claddings

Building Code compliance > E Moisture > E2 External moisture > Constructing cavities for wall claddings
Understand how to construct drained and vented cavities for wall claddings.

Building industry codes of practice

Building Code compliance > E Moisture > E2 External moisture > Building industry codes of practice
Industry groups can create their own codes of practice for the use of their products. We provide examples to help you.

Weathertightness for medium-rise dwellings

Building Code compliance > E Moisture > E2 External moisture > Weathertightness for medium-rise dwellings
Structural design and cladding design must be well co-ordinated to ensure medium-rise dwellings are weathertight.

Head flashings in E2/AS1

Building Code compliance > E Moisture > E2 External moisture > Head flashings in E2/AS1
The critical measurements needed for weathertight performance of the joint between flashing and window flange.

Scupper linings in E2/AS1 – preformed or formed on-site?

Building Code compliance > E Moisture > E2 External moisture > Scupper linings in E2/AS1 – preformed or formed on-site?
Requirements for scupper linings in E2/AS1.

Understanding door thresholds in E2/AS1

Building Code compliance > E Moisture > E2 External moisture > Understanding door thresholds in E2/AS1
This guidance looks at whether rebated door sills comply with E2/AS1.

External moisture guide to E2/AS1 risk matrix

Building Code compliance > E Moisture > E2 External moisture > External moisture guide to E2/AS1 risk matrix
Help using the risk matrix in Acceptable Solution E2/AS1 to assess weathertightness

Lighter cladding and your TC3 repair or rebuild

Building Code compliance > E Moisture > E2 External moisture > Lighter cladding in TC3
Advice on common lighter cladding types for homeowners repairing or rebuilding in TC3 areas.

Concrete tile roofs: Amendment 5 to E2/AS1

Building Code compliance > E Moisture > E2 External moisture > Concrete tile roofs: Amendment 5 to E2/AS1
Guidance on wind speed and pressure requirements with regards to concrete tile roof underlays and underlay support.

Dealing with timber in leaky buildings

Building Code compliance > E Moisture > E2 External moisture > Dealing with timber in leaky buildings
Help for building professionals on dealing with decayed timber in buildings.

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