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Maintaining standards;Reducing the depth of the risk pool (designers design, approvers approve and builders build).


Author: BRANZ,
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2004


For those involved in specifying timber for construction, this issue alerts the publication of new standards which alter previous practices involving the preservation and use of timber. Also included is some guidance on the correct process to be followed in the construction of a building: the flow from building consent, construction to code compliance.

Further Details

Issue: January
Publish Location: Auckland
Publisher: BRANZ (Building Research Association of New Zealand)
Accession Number: 1.4.04
Keywords: New Zealand, regulation compliance, safety improvement
Reads: 192