What is nznzs 3604?

What is nznzs 3604?

NZS 3604 is New Zealand’s most sought-after standard. It provides methods and details that are used to design many NZ timber-framed houses and small buildings, including many residential decks.

What are the requirements of New Zealand SZS 3604?

NZS 3604:2011 clause 5.1.5 sets out the requirements for buildings that have: wings or blocks that extend more than 6 m from the building – these need sufficient bracing individually split-level floors – each level to have sufficient bracing individually and to have wall and subfloor bracing at the position of the discontinuity

How do you calculate bracing in NZS 3604?

To calculate the required bracing units along the building, multiply W by the value in the right-hand ‘Along’ column in NZS 3604:2011 Table 5.5 (subfloor), 5.6 (upper or single-level walls) or 5.7 (lower of 2 storeys). These tables are for high wind zone.

What is snsnz HB 3604?

SNZ HB 3604:2011 has been designed as an on-site reference guide. The development committee advises it must not be used as a substitute for the full Standard, NZS 3604:2011.