Pursuant to section 409 (2) (d) of the Building Act 2004,
I give notice that the material incorporated by reference
in Compliance Document H1 Energy Efficiency set out in the first column below is proposed to be replaced by the material in the second column:
ALF Manual: 1990 Annual loss factor design manual. An aid to thermal design of buildings (BRANZ publication authored by M. R. Bassett,R. C. Bishop andI. S. van der Werff) ALF3: The ‘Annual Loss Factor’ Method. A design tool for energy efficient houses, 3rd edition(April 2000) (BRANZ publication authored by Albrecht Stoecklein and Mark Bassett)
NZS 4214: 1977 NZS 4214:2006
NZS 4218:1996 NZS 4218:2004
NZS 4243:1996 NZS 4243.1:2007 (available for viewing and comment as DZ 4243.1)NZS 4243.2:2007 (available for viewing and comment as DZ 4243.2)
Copies of the materials proposed to be incorporated
by reference are, until 22 December 2006, available for inspection free of charge at the national office of
the Department of Building and Housing, Level Six,
86 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, between the hours
of 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Copies of the materials may also be purchased as follows:
ALF3: The ‘Annual Loss Factor’ Method. A design tool for energy efficient houses, 3rd edition from BRANZ Bookshop, Private Bag 50-908, Porirua.
NZS 4214:2006 and NZS 4218:2004 from Standards New Zealand, Radio New Zealand House, Level Ten, 155 The Terrace, Wellington.
DZ 4243.1 and DZ 4243.2 are available for download and comment free of charge at
until 22 December 2006. Following review, these materials will be available for purchase in final published form as NZS 4243.1:2007 and NZS 4243.2:2007 from Standards New Zealand, Radio New Zealand House, Level Ten, 155 The Terrace, Wellington.
I invite comment on the proposal contained in this notice
by 22 December 2006.
All comments should be addressed to:
Consultation Feedback – Energy Efficiency
Department of Building and Housing
P.O. Box 10-729
or emailed to:
or sent by facsimile to (04) 494 0290.
Dated at Wellington this 13th day of November 2006.
JOHN KAY, General Manager Building Controls, Department of Building and Housing.