image This seminar will be focusing on a number of significant changes announced in the documents supporting two key Building Code clauses – B1 Structure and E2 External moisture. The B1 changes incorporate learning from the Canterbury earthquakes, and for E2, a technical update to reflect recent research and changes in building practices.

Dates : 31 October – 9 December 2011

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Trevor Pringle ANZIA – BRANZ Principal Writer
Greg Burn NZCD (Arch) DipBus (Marketing) – Structure Ltd

CPD points

30 points – New Zealand Registered Architects Board – remember to bring your NZRAB card for CPD registration.

3 points – Licensed Building Practitioners (LBPs)

1.5 points – Building Officials Institute of New Zealand (BOINZ)

3 points – Architectural Designers New Zealand
New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors

The latest Rockcote solution released into the market has received the final tick of approval from BRANZ. The system incorporates a primary and secondary means of weather resistance (first and second line of defence) against water penetration by separating the cladding from the external wall framing with a nominal 20 mm drained cavity.

The Rockcote Integra System has passed the stringent E2/VM1 weathertightness testing, and now includes ULS windzones up to 2.5kpa.

This system also includes the latest technical flashing developments from Rockcote. BRANZ – The BRANZ appraisal # 681.

For further information on this and more Rockcote Systems check out the following links;

Integra Lightweight Concrete Facade System