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Likely kiln dired timber used on external framing to speed up pre-line pass

Kiln dried timber likely used to speed up pre-line pass Untreated timber used on external framing, treated timber used on internal framing This property was built with treated internal framing, but untreated external framing. It is likely the kiln dried … Continue reading

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Auckland Council recommends RotStop

h#952 Letter from Council Recommending RotStop and Mdu Probes     Share on Facebook

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House gains CCC despite having non-acceptable solutions

House gains CCC despite having “non-acceptable” solutions Tarsha needed a Code of Compliance for her home and was told she may have to reclad. The Mdu System assisted Council to re-assess the house and the house was granted a CCC … Continue reading

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Code Compliance Certificates and Determinations 101

Code Compliance Certificates The following is important information relating to the issuance of a Code Compliance Certificate (CCC) How a CCC is issued A CCC must be issued as the ‘successful conclusion’ of an ‘open’ Building Consent. No open Building … Continue reading

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Do council and government accept Mdu Moisture Probe evidence?

Do council and government accept Mdu Probe System evidence? Yes they do in most instances. The Mdu Probe System is an effective method to collect a large amount of factual evidence of a building in a non-destructive way, including timber … Continue reading

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House gains CCC through DBH Determination despite having non-acceptable solutions

House gains CCC through Government (DBH) Determination The Mdu Probe System was installed to prove weathertightness rather than change the detail to an Acceptable Solution as desired by Council. This determination (2005/147 – an Addendum to Determination 2004/77) showed that … Continue reading

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