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Bradford Insulation produces a range of products with different R-values to meet the energy efficiency requirements of the New Zealand Building Code, which provides a minimum standard of home Insulation for new homes.
Bradford’s range of Gold High Performance insulation has been engineered to provide the highest levels of thermal performance available, boasting R-Values of R5.0, R6.0 and R7.0 – the highest single layer of home insulation available for New Zealand homes.
Bradford Insulation has been appraised as a thermal insulation material for walls, ceilings and roofs of buildings within the following scope:
Bradford Insulation must be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's Technical Literature to meet the stated thermal performance rating of the insulation.
No special conditions or limitations. Refer to the Appraisal for general requirements.
In the opinion of BRANZ, Bradford Insulation if designed, used, installed and maintained in accordance with the statements and conditions of Appraisal No. 301 (2008), will meet or contribute to meeting the following provisions of the NZBC:
Clause B2 Durability: Performance B2.3.1(a) not less than 50 years and B2.3.1(b) 15 years. Bradford Insulation will meet this requirement.
Clause E3 Internal Moisture: Performance E3.3.1. Bradford Insulation will contribute to meeting this requirement.
Clause F2 Hazardous Building Materials: Performance F2.3.1. Bradford Insulation meets this requirement and will not present a health hazard to people.
Clause H1 Energy Efficiency: Performance H1.3.1(a) and H1.3.2 E. Bradford Insulation will contribute to meeting these requirements.
This is an Appraisal of an Acceptable Solution in terms of New Zealand Building Code Compliance. Bradford Insulation thermal resistance (R-Value) has been determined by AS/NZS 4859.1 which is an acceptable method.
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