NASH Downloads

NASH Standard for Residential and Low-rise Steel Framing Part 1: Design Criteria
This standard is intended to be referenced in the NZ Building Code. It sets out the design criteria to comply with the performance requirements of the NZBC for steel framing of low rise buildings including houses and low rise construction. The NASH standard includes: Limit State standard in line with AS/NZS 1170 series, Serviceability criteria, General Design Criteria.

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NASH Standard Part 2: May 2019 Light Steel Framed Buildings
This Standard is referenced by Acceptable Solutions B1/AS1 and B2/AS1 that provide methods of demonstrating compliance with Clauses B1 Structure and B2 Durability of the New Zealand Building Code.

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NASH Building Envelope Solutions 2019
This Standard is referenced as an Acceptable Solution to the New Zealand Building Code (NZBC) clause E2 External moisture. It sets out solutions for the exterior weathertight envelope for steel-frame buildings constructed in accordance with NASH Standard Part 2 which provides for low-rise buildings including houses and low-rise commercial buildings.

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Building Basics – Lightweight Steel Framing 2nd Edition
The aim of this Building Basics: Lightweight Steel Framing 2nd edition guide is to provide easy-to-follow practical design and construction information for designers, builders and building consent authorities (BCAs) who are unfamiliar with lightweight steel framing. This second edition has been updated and revised to align with the most recent standards from the National Association of Steel Framed Housing (NASH).

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