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New life for concrete BRANZ Build

Dec 01, 2012  CONCRETE IS THE SECOND most consumed material after water, with an estimated 25 billion tonnes of concrete manufactured globally each year. Twice as much concrete is used in construction against all other building materials combined. In New Zealand, construction and demolition waste is over a quarter of total waste generated, with concrete 7% of that total.

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New life for concrete - BRANZ Build

New life for concrete If flushed out of the returned concrete, the recovered aggregate can be recycled while the alkaline slurry can be reused as part of the batch water in new concrete. However, the concentration of slurry in the mix water needs to be restricted, as setting times in the new concrete can be adversely affected.

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Concrete BRANZ Build

Aug 01, 2015  Concrete formwork basics. By Concrete New Zealand Inc. – 1 February 2019, Build 170. Concrete can be formed into a variety of intricate shapes with interesting surface finishes, but this relies on quality formwork. Whether using traditional boxing or proprietary formwork, it’s important to get the basics right. Read more. New life for concrete

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Concrete basics BRANZ Build

Apr 01, 2011  Fresh concrete is a composite mixture of two components: aggregate (usually a carefully proportioned combination of sand and river gravel or crushed stone) and a paste of Portland cement and water.. The water performs two critical functions. First, it allows the fresh concrete to flow, making it easy to mould into a wide variety of architectural forms.

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Construction waste BRANZ Build

New life for concrete. By Derek Chisholm – 1 December 2012, Build 133. Whether it is surplus material or demolition waste, the reuse of concrete is actively encouraged. A best practice guide outlines how to do this. Read more. Waste in the regions. By Amber Garnett, Roman Jaques – 1 February 2018, Build

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Life Cycle Assessment of Portland Cement Concrete ...

cement concrete (PCC) highway: Replacement with a new PCC pavement, replacement with hot mix asphalt (HMA) pavement, and cracking, seating and overlaying (CSOL) the existing pavement with HMA. Each LCA includes an appropriate maintenance schedule so that the pavements will have a 50 year life span and can be reasonably compared. The environmental

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BRANZ CO₂NSTRUCT BRANZ

BRANZ CO₂NSTRUCT provides embodied carbon and energy values for building materials, including concrete, glass, timber and metals, as well as products such as bathroom and kitchen fittings and lifts. This datasheet is provided as part of BRANZ's development of the New Zealand whole-building whole-of-life framework. Download BRANZ CO₂NSTRUCT.

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New Life Upholstery. Upholstery Service - Port Orchard, WA ...

See past project info for New Life Upholstery including photos, cost and more. Port Orchard, WA - Upholstery Service. ... Vinyl Fence Cost Paver Patio Cost Inground Pool Cost Concrete Slab Cost Sod Cost Calculator Cost to Paint Garage Cost to Paint a House Chain Link Fence Cost Cost to Build a House Fence Cost Calculator.

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BRANZ CO₂NSTRUCT BRANZ

May 20, 2020  BRANZ CO₂NSTRUCT provides embodied carbon and energy values for building materials, including concrete, glass, timber and metals, as well as products such as bathroom and kitchen fittings and lifts. Embodied carbon is the amount of greenhouse gases, expressed as carbon dioxide equivalents, required to produce a material. Embodied energy is the amount of energy

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SIKA WATERTIGHT CONCRETE (SIKA WT-200P) BRANZ

New Zealand Building Code (NZBC) 3.1 In the opinion of BRANZ, Sika Watertight Concrete (Sika WT-200P), if designed, used, installed and maintained in accordance with the statements and conditions of this Appraisal, will meet or ... properties that are likely to extend the life of the concrete

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Concrete construction Smarter Homes

The BRANZ Level website has information about insulating concrete slabs. You can buy BRANZ publications about construction systems from the BRANZ online store. Residential concrete: Detailing and specification guide. You can find several useful documents about concrete construction on the Cement and Concrete Association of New

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D5 CONCRETE ADMIXTURE BRANZ Appraisals Product

New Zealand Building Code (NZBC) 3.1 In the opinion of BRANZ, the D5 Concrete Admixture, if designed, used, installed and maintained in accordance with the statements and conditions of this Appraisal, will contribute to meeting the ... are likely to extend the life of the concrete. Incorporation of D5 admixture in concrete will reduce its

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THREE NEW DESIGN TOOLS FOR RESIDENTIAL CONCRETE

design and build in timber. . The BRANZ surveys suggest that less 2 % of new homes are built using concrete masonry. Considerable research has been published on the thermal and comfort benefits of concrete masonry when incorporated effectively into the design of a home [Donn, 1990], yet with increasing awareness

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SR145 Durability of reinforced concrete structures ... - BRANZ

A series of concrete blocks, made from cement blended with slag, silica fume or natural silica pozzolan SCMs, were placed on exposure sites corresponding to the C, B2 and B1 exposure classification categories in NZS 3101 Concrete structures.. At periodic intervals over 5 years, the chloride ingress profile for each combination of cement type and exposure severity was measured.

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Life cycle assessment and environmental impacts when building

Dec 18, 2020  In New Zealand, BRANZ and other organisations are working on life cycle assessment. A good place to start with this is the New Zealand whole building whole of life framework . BRANZ has developed LCAQuick , a Microsoft Excel tool to help designers understand LCA and its

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FREE TO ALL BUILDERS BUILDER’S MATE

have paid a Building Research Levy in the current year can receive BRANZ’s Build magazine for free. This Levy is paid as part of the building consent fee on all construction projects over $20,000. If you are missing out on your free copy of Build, call 0800 80 80 85 (press 2) or email [email protected] For the building and construction ...

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New Zealand Experiences with Concrete Service Life ...

By the end of the 1990s, BRANZ, a building industry-funded independent research organisation, had recognised the need for reliable data concerning the performance of SCM concrete and instigated a marine concrete durability experimental programme to allow the outputs of service life

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BRANZ Appraisals Product

This Appraisal replaces BRANZ Appraisal No. 484 (2012) BRANZ Appraisals Technical Assessments of products for building and construction. Mapei New Zealand Ltd P O Box 12 326 Penrose Auckland Tel: 09 921 1994 Fax: 09 921 1993 Web: mapei.co.nz BRANZ 1222 Moonshine Rd, RD1, Porirua 5381 Private Bag 50 908 Porirua 5240, New Zealand Tel: 04 237 ...

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Welcome to BRANZ Find » BRANZ Find

BRANZ search and locate tool The BRANZ digital helpline, a useful directory of building and construction information in New Zealand. Building and construction professionals can also call the BRANZ Helpline - 0800 80 80 85 - for advice. Consumers can call the Consumer Helpline - 0900 5 90 90 - calls cost $1.99 per minute, plus GST. Full knowledge of your enquiry may result in you being referred ...

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All products BRANZ

BRANZ CO₂NSTRUCT provides embodied carbon and energy values for building materials, including concrete, glass, timber and metals, as well as products such as bathroom and kitchen fittings and lifts. Embodied carbon is the amount of greenhouse gases, expressed as carbon dioxide equivalents, required to produce a material.

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Calculators and tools BRANZ - Building systems that ...

LCAQuick: Life cycle assessment tool LCAQuick is a free tool developed by BRANZ that helps architects, designers and structural engineers make sustainable design decisions. It evaluates the carbon footprint and other environmental impacts of a building design.

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BRANZ Appraisals Product Scope - Foam Concrete

Concrete Ltd. Building Regulations New Zealand Building Code (NZBC) 3.1 In the opinion of BRANZ, Thermofill, if used, designed, installed and maintained in accordance with the statements and conditions of this Appraisal, will meet the following provisions of the NZBC: Clause B2 DURABILITY: Performance B2.3.1 (b) 15 years. Thermofill meets this ...

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BRANZ Appraisals Product - KOROK Building Systems NZ Ltd

for building and construction. KOROK Building Systems NZ Limited P O Box 20182 Te Rapa Hamilton, 3241 Tel: 07 849 7062 Email: [email protected] Web: korok BRANZ 1222 Moonshine Rd, RD1, Porirua 5381 Private Bag 50 908 Porirua 5240, New Zealand Tel: 04 237 1170 branz.co.nz KOROK® 51 mm WALL SYSTEMS

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Timber treatment BRANZ Weathertight

Mar 23, 2021  Building Code requirements. The Building Code clause B2 Durability sets out minimum durability requirements for building materials and components. The expected life depends on the location of the material or element in the building and its function. Generally, timber components must have a minimum durability of not less than:

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Concrete construction Smarter Homes

The BRANZ Level website has information about insulating concrete slabs. You can buy BRANZ publications about construction systems from the BRANZ online store. Residential concrete: Detailing and specification guide. You can find several useful documents about concrete construction on the Cement and Concrete Association of New

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THREE NEW DESIGN TOOLS FOR RESIDENTIAL CONCRETE

design and build in timber. . The BRANZ surveys suggest that less 2 % of new homes are built using concrete masonry. Considerable research has been published on the thermal and comfort benefits of concrete masonry when incorporated effectively into the design of a home [Donn, 1990], yet with increasing awareness

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Construction issues :: BRANZ Medium-density housing

Construction issues. Over the last two or three decades, a number of specific issues have emerged in the construction of medium-density housing and mid-rise buildings. These issues include lack of movement control in concrete masonry, inadequate cover for reinforcing steel, steel corrosion and weathertightness defects.

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Retaining walls BRANZ Build Concrete retaining walls ...

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Fortress Screwbolts M12 X 150 are now BRANZ appraised

In these situations ZC will give a service life of 50yrs, as required by NZS3604:1999 We do stock Galv Screwbolts if required for specific Situations Bottom Plate Anchors Build February/March 2008 Issue Calls to the BRANZ Helpline indicate that there is still confusion about the correct use of bottom plate anchors with concrete floor slabs...

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New Buildings BRANZ Weathertight

All building work must comply with the New Zealand Building Code. Of all the Code clauses that deal with weathertightness, clause E2 External moisture is the most significant. A design can meet the requirements of E2 if it follows an Acceptable Solution such as E2/AS1.

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Concrete waterproofing admixture appraised by BRANZ for ...

Aug 24, 2009  Vancouver, B.C. – (August 24, 2009) - Kryton International announced today that its concrete waterproofing admixture, KIM-HS, has been appraised by BRANZ. The BRANZ Appraisal 661 (2009) states that Kryton's integral waterproofing admixture, KIM-HS will contribute to meeting New Zealand Building Code (NZBC) requirements for concrete durability, external moisture and hazardous building

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SPAPANEL WALL LINING SYSTEM BRANZ Appraisals Product

¬ new or existing linings; ¬ timber battens fixed over new or existing concrete or masonry. Framing and supports 7.3 Timber framing studs must be at 450 or 600 mm maximum centres noting that panel joint centres are 1180 mm. 7.4 Nogs/dwangs must be at 600 mm maximum centres. Double blocking of 100 x 50 mm is required

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Life Expectancy Of A House: Will It Last 50, 100 or 200 ...

May 04, 2021  Life expectancy of a wood frame house with a concrete foundation can be well over a hundred years provided the home has proper maintenance and care. Naturally homes that are built with quality materials and good workmanship will last longer than ones built poorly. One-half of

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15 Customer Railing Examples for Concrete Steps ...

7. This set of steps leads down a Marina. Randall was able to add a series of rail to protect people from slipping or falling and putting a damper on their day at the lake. The end result pairs great with the stone concrete steps and the fall colors of the leaves make these pictures look fantastic! Railing.

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New Zealand Experiences with Concrete Service Life ...

By the end of the 1990s, BRANZ, a building industry-funded independent research organisation, had recognised the need for reliable data concerning the performance of SCM concrete and instigated a marine concrete durability experimental programme to allow the outputs of service life

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Maintenance guides BRANZ Maintaining My Home

Guides for maintaining and repairing New Zealand homes and houses, including maintenance schedules, and guides on painting, stain removal, exterior walls, roof, subfloor, plant and appliances, weathertightness, earthquakes, building controls, health and safety, employing others, building periods and

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Free-standing garage design – update :: Standards New Zealand

Mar 13, 2015  Free-standing garage design – update. 13 March 2015. The February 2015 BRANZ Guideline article covering a question to the BRANZ Helpline on garage design confirmed that NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings can be used to design a garage that is larger than 30 m 2. Since the article, the BRANZ Helpline has had further questions about:

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New houses emit five times too much carbon – Study

Jan 15, 2020  New houses emitting five times too much carbon – study Researchers have calculated how much carbon dioxide a typical new three-bedroom home can afford to emit in its lifetime and still keep the world within 2C warming.The bad news is, New Zealand houses are five times over-budget. The good news is, we can fix it (probably).

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