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YOUR MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR DECEMBER

MASTERSPEC NOTES DECEMBER 2017
STEEL - UPDATES TO SECTIONS & STANDARDS
UNDERLAYS - NZS 2295 AMENDED
REVISED SCOPE FOR C/VM2 FRAMEWORK FOR FIRE SAFETY DESIGN
KEEPING YOUR SPECIFICATIONS ALIGNED WITH YOUR DRAWINGS
UPDATED STANDARDS FOR RECONSTITUTED WOOD-BASED PANELS
HAWKINS\BROWN USES ENGINEERED WOOD FOR CITY OF LONDON FREEMEN'S SCHOOL
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER 3M DBI-SALA FALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER PORTER'S PAINTS THREE NEW PAINTING WORK SECTIONS
NEW WORK SECTION 6511GE GILT EDGE INDUSTRIES CARPET SYSTEMS
NEW WORK SECTION 7612HE HOMETECH MECHANICAL EXTRACT SYSTEMS
REVISED WORK SECTION 4422NT NURAPLY EVERGUARD TPO ROOF & DECK MEMBRANE
NEW WORK SECTION 4384P PERMADECK COMPOSITE DECKING
NEW WORK SECTION 5313KL RONDO CEILING SYSTEMS
NEW WORK SECTION 3421MF RONDO MAXIFRAME EXTERNAL WALL FRAMING SYSTEM

Masterspec NOTES November 2017

WELCOME TO MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR NOVEMBER 2017
PRODUCTIVITY AND EFFICIENCY IN THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR
SECURING PARAPETS AND FACADES ON UNREINFORCED MASONRY (URM) BUILDINGS
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES REGULATIONS FROM 1 DECEMBER
PAINTING - REMEMBER THE HIDDEN SURFACES
CROSS LAYERED TIMBER (CLT) RESOURCES
INSTANCES OF POOR GROUTING PRACTICE OF REINFORCING BARS IN DROSSBACH TUBES
ROAMING WORKING/LIVING LIFESTYLE IS CHANGING CITIES
FORMAN BUILDING SYSTEMS RE-RELEASE TWO BRANDED WORK SECTIONS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER RONDO BUILDING SERVICES PTY LTD STEEL STUD & TRACK WALL FRAMING SYSTEM
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER SEALCO ECOTUFF TPO, WARMSEAL & GREENSEAL MEMBRANE ROOFING
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER SPACE COMMANDER GARAGE STORAGE SYSTEMS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER STUTEX STONE NZ LIMITED STONE VENEER
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER XLAM CLT PANEL SYSTEMS
NEW WORK SECTION 7421AI ALLPROOF INTERIOR FLOOR WASTE SYSTEMS
NEW WORK SECTION 3185CF CONCRETE PLUS FOSROC CARBON FIBRE WRAP
NEW WORK SECTION 6141IS ISL POLISHED CONCRETE FLOOR FINISH

Masterspec NOTES October 2017

WELCOME TO MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR OCTOBER 2017
CONCRETE, STEEL, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL - STANDARDS UPDATES
WITNESS POINT RENAMED NOTIFICATION POINT
FSC SUSTAINABLE TIMBER IN MASTERSPEC
CONSULTATION OPEN ON B1/VM1 AND LOOP BAR CONNECTIONS
REQUIREMENTS AT PROJECT COMPLETION
GUIDANCE FOR POTENTIALLY LIQUEFACTION-PRONE LAND PUBLISHED FOR COMMENT
SUPERVISING UNLICENSED PEOPLE - NEW PRACTICE NOTE
MASTERSPEC NOW HAVE OVER 1400 PRACTICES SUBSCRIBING
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER GILT EDGE INDUSTRIES LTD CONCRETE CURE, HARDENER & MOISTURE CONTROL
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER GILT EDGE INDUSTRIES LTD FLOOR LEVELLING SYSTEMS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER ISL CONCRETE CURE, HARDENER AND SEAL SYSTEMS
NEW WORK SECTION 7451AE ALLPROOF EXTERIOR SURFACE DRAINAGE SOLUTIONS
NEW WORK SECTION 5122PC PLYTECH COMMERCIAL PLYWOOD LININGS

Your Masterspec NOTES for September

YOUR MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR SEPTEMBER 2017
WHEN CAN OR CAN'T FOILS BE USED - CONFUSED?
NEW GENERIC SECTION 7612 RESIDENTIAL EXTRACT SYSTEMS
MASTERSPEC'S NEW WEBSITE TO BE LAUNCHED
STRATEGIES FOR PROTECTING CROWDED PLACES FROM TERRORISM
SHANGHAI'S "TREE-COVERED-MOUNTAINS" FLYOVER VIDEO RELEASED
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER ISOVALVE ISOLATING VALVES
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER KLC LIMITED HORIZONTAL WEATHERBOARD CLADDING SYSTEM
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER RHINO GRATING WALKWAY, PLATFORM & ACCESS SYSTEMS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER STEELFORMERS PROFILED METAL CLADDING
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER STEELFORMERS PROFILED METAL ROOFING
NEW WORK SECTION 6125AL ALLNEX RESIN FLOORING & FLOOR TOPPINGS
NEW WORK SECTION 4311DI DIMOND TRICORE ROOFING SYSTEM
NEW WORK SECTION 7765EV EVLINK ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING SOLUTIONS
NEW WORK SECTION 7642FA FORMAN ARMAFLEX FRV PIPING INSULATION
NEW WORK SECTION 4711FX FORMAN XENERGY XPS INSULATION
NEW WORK SECTION 8231JJ JAGAS PERVIOUS & STANDARD PAVING
NEW WORK SECTION 5512JW JURALCO WARDROBE & STORAGE SYSTEMS
NEW WORK SECTION 4521OA OMEGA ARCHITECTURAL WINDOWS & DOORS
NEW WORK SECTION 6742PG POLYMER GROUP FIREPROOFING COATINGS

Masterspec NOTES August 2017

WELCOME TO YOUR MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR AUGUST 2017
MASTERSPEC LAUNCH NEW SUSTAINABLE AND GREEN BUILDING SECTIONS
ESD - SUSTAINABLE PROJECTS & MASTERSPEC
NEW EARTHQUAKE-PRONE BUILDINGS SYSTEM TAKES EFFECT
PRIORITY BUILDINGS: DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE
HFC PHASE-DOWN PROGRAM
PROPOSED DESIGN GUIDE FOR FIRE SAFETY: RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY HOUSING
UPCOMING MASTERSPEC TRAINING AND EVENTS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER ALLNEX SOPREMA ROOFING MEMBRANE SYSTEMS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER ALLNEX TANKING MEMBRANES
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER RLA POLYMERS TILING & WATERPROOFING SYSTEMS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER URBAN PAVING NATURAL STONE PAVING
NEW WORK SECTION 7382AF ALLPROOF PASSIVE FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
NEW WORK SECTION 5511BC BESTWOOD CABINETRY
NEW WORK SECTION 5511DC DEZIGNATEK CABINETRY
NEW WORK SECTION 5123LS LAMINEX NZ STRANDBOARD TIMBER BOARD LININGS
NEW WORK SECTION 5517PP PRIME PANELS BENCHTOPS
NEW WORK SECTION 5511PP PRIME PANELS CABINETRY
NEW WORK SECTION 4424RL ROOFLOGIC ULTRATHERM XTREME FIBERTITE ROOFING SYSTEM
NEW WORK SECTION 4282AB SPECIALIZED AEROBRICK AAC BRICK VENEER SYSTEM

Welcome to Masterspec NOTES, July 2017

WELCOME TO YOUR MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR JULY 2017
CASE STUDY: HARRISON GRIERSON ADOPT MASTERSPEC
MYRTLE RUST - HELP SAVE OUR ICONIC NATIVE TREES
TRAFFIC SIGNS AND ROAD MARKINGS
AS/NZS 60598.1 - LUMINAIRES TIMES TWO
CYBER CRIME: HOW ARCHITECTS. ENGINEERS AND CONTRACTORS MAY BE AT RISK
MASTERSPEC SECURITY: REMOVING USER PRIVILEGES AND DELETING A USER
MASTERKEY 2 UPDATES RELEASED
JNL J-FRAME SPECIFICATION UPDATE
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER, WITH AN EXISTING FLEXMAR WORK SECTION
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER ALLPROOF LEVEL THRESHOLD DRAINAGE SYSTEMS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER JAGAS STREETSCAPE FURNITURE
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER KOPINE PARTICLEBOARD FLOORS
NEW SECTION 4521AA APL ALUMINIUM WINDOWS & DOORS - AGED CARE
NEW SECTION 4541AK APL KLIMA uPVC WINDOWS & DOORS
NEW SECTION 4131 ARDEX SHELTERBIT TANKING MEMBRANE
NEW SECTION 7382BO BOSS FIRE STOPPING SYSTEMS FROM POTTER
NEW SECTION 4272NB NZ BRICK NATURAL STONE VENEER
NEW SECTION 4521OT OMEGA THERMAL RESIDENTIAL WINDOWS & DOORS
NEW SECTION 5113CP POTTER PERFORATED PLASTERBOARD LININGS
NEW SECTION 6742PP PPG INTUMESCENT COATINGS - STEELWORK
NEW SECTION 8281TT TOTAL TACTILEZ EXTERIOR TACTILE INDICATORS
NEW SECTION 6615TT TOTAL TACTILEZ INTERIOR TACTILE INDICATORS

Masterspec NOTES June 2017

YOUR MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR JUNE 2017
RESIDENTIAL POOLS AND THE NEW NZBC F9/AS1 AND F9/AS2
A CONCLUSION ON THE INCLUSION - RISK OF SPONTANEOUS GLASS FAILURE
HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS & EXPLOSIVES UPDATES
MASTERSPEC FINALISTS IN 2017 AUT BUSINESS SCHOOL EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS SUPPORT AWARDS
NEW SYSTEM FOR MANAGING EARTHQUAKE-PRONE BUILDINGS
10 MATERIAL INNOVATIONS SHAPING THE BUILDINGS OF TOMORROW
CONSULTATION ON FIRE SAFETY PROPOSALS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER ABODO HORIZONTAL CLADDING SYSTEM
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER ABODO VERTICAL CLADDING SYSTEM
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER NZ BRICK DISTRIBUTORS CLAY BRICK VENEER CLADDING
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER NZBD DESIGNER SERIES PRE-FINISHED CLADDING SYSTEM
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER NZBD DESIGNER SERIES PRE-FINISHED INTERIOR LINING SYSTEM
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER OMEGA RESIDENTIAL WINDOWS & DOORS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER ROOFLOGIC ULTRATHERM MSR ROOFING SYSTEM
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER TOTAL TACTILZE - NOSING & TRIM
NEW SECTION NEW ZEALAND STEEL COLORSTEEL® CLADDING
NEW SECTION NEW ZEALAND STEEL COLORSTEEL® ROOFING

Masterspec NOTES for May 2017

WELCOME TO YOUR MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR MAY 2017
UPDATES TO PLASTER BOARD, PAINTING & TREATMENT STANDARDS
TWO NEW ACCEPTABLE SOLUTIONS FOR RESTRICTING ACCESS TO RESIDENTIAL POOLS
ACCEPTABLE SOLUTIONS AND VERIFICATION METHODS DEFINITIONS
UK BUILD TO RENT SECTOR GROWING
NZIA LOCAL ARCHITECTURE AWARDS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER ALTRO SAFETY FLOORS & WALLS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER BOARDWALK ROOF ACCESS & MOUNTING SYSTEMS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER POLYMER GROUP WATERPROOFING MEMBRANES
NEW WORK SECTION 5511PL PLYTECH LABORATORY & EDUCATION CABINETRY
NEW WORK SECTION 5122PL PLYTECH RESIDENTIAL PLYWOOD LININGS
NEW WORK SECTION 4312PC PSP CLEARVUE ROOFING SYSTEM
NEW WORK SECTION 4312PS PSP SUNTUF POLYCARBONATE ROOFING & SKYLIGHTING
NEW WORK SECTION 6743RF RESENE FIRESHIELD INTUMESCENT TIMBER COATING
NEW WORK SECTION 4311SC STEEL & TUBE PROFILED METAL COMMERCIAL ROOFING

Masterspec NOTES for April 2017

UPDATES TO 267 WORK SECTIONS DUE TO ACCEPTABLE SOLUTIONS & VERIFICATION METHODS CHANGES
UPDATING YOUR WORK SECTIONS THIS MONTH
RETENTION MONEY PROVISIONS COME INTO FORCE
ADNZ MEDIUM DENSITY HOUSING SUMMIT 5TH AND 6TH APRIL
STEEL REINFORCEMENT MESH FOR CONCRETE
FRAMED BUILDINGS WITH PRECAST CONCRETE FLOOR SYSTEMS
LANDSCAPING - SHANGHAI’S YUQIAO TECHNOLOGY DISTRICT
APRIL 3-7 IS ASBESTOS AWARENESS WEEK
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER ARIDON® SMART WALL SYSTEM
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER THUNDAFLO HEAVY DUTY SURFACE DRAINAGE SYSTEM
NEW WORK SECTION 6512AF ADVANCE FLOTEX® TILE
NEW WORK SECTION 4824AE ALLCO EMSEAL EXPANSION & SEISMIC JOINTS
NEW WORK SECTION 6615MR MRC INTERIOR TACTILE INDICATORS
NEW WORK SECTION 6614MR MRC TREDSAFE® STAIR NOSINGS & TREADS
NEW WORK SECTION 5511PT PLYTECH JOINERY AND CABINETRY
NEW WORK SECTION 4312RI ROOFING INDUSTRIES PROFILED NATURAL LIGHTING
NEW WORK SECTION 5211SR SRP STEEL STUD & TRACK SYSTEMS
NEW WORK SECTION 5313SR SRP CEILING BATTEN SYSTEMS

Your Masterspec NOTES for March 2017

MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR MARCH 2017
STEEL REINFORCEMENT MESH FOR CONCRETE - CLARIFICATION
NEW ELECTRICAL STANDARDS
NEW AS/NZS 1252 STANDARDS FOR BOLTS, NUTS & WASHERS
GUIDANCE ON SECURING URM PARAPETS AND FACADES
VACANCY FOR A MASTERSPEC TECHNICAL WRITER
STAGED BUILDING CONSENTS
AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN LONDON
TASMAN INSULATION WALL PRODUCTS MORE USER FRIENDLY
NEW WORK SECTION 4414AH ALLCO HYDROTECH MM6125 RUBBERISED ASPHALT WATERPROOFING
NEW WORK SECTION 4521FT FAIRVIEW THERMAL SERIES WINDOWS & DOORS
NEW WORK SECTION 7628FV VRF FUJITSU AIRSTAGE AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEM
NEW WORK SECTION 4338LS LAMINEX STRANDSARKING ROOFING SUBSTRATE
NEW WORK SECTION 4268SS SIMPSON STRONG-TIE HELI-TIE HELICAL WALL TIE SYSTEMS
NEW WORK SECTION 4422WT WPS DUROTUF TPO WATERPROOFING MEMBRANE

Masterspec NOTES February 2017

WELCOME TO YOUR MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR FEBRUARY 2017
NEW STANDARDS FOR REFRIGERANTS AND REFRIGERATING SYSTEMS
IMPROVING SEISMIC PERFORMANCE OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY BUILDING PARAPETS AND FACADES
MBIE AMEND 28 ACCEPTABLE SOLUTIONS AND 10 VERIFICATION METHODS - FURTHER DETAIL
SCAFFOLDING IN NEW ZEALAND - GOOD PRACTICE GUIDELINES
SPECIFYING A MEMBRANE LEAK TEST METHOD AT DESIGN STAGE
WINDOWS, GLASS, GLAZING - A BRIEF HISTORY
FIRST EVER RIBA INTERNATIONAL PRIZE WINNER
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER GLOBAL TILE AND LATICRETE TILING SYSTEMS
NEW PRODUCT PARTNER MRC EXTERIOR TACTILE PAVERS AND INDICATORS
NEW SECTION 6125AD FLOWCRETE DECKSHIELD CAR PARK DECK COATING
NEW SECTION 6125AF FLOWCRETE INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL RESIN FLOOR
THE FOLLOWING PRODUCT IS REPEATED FROM JANUARY NOTES...
NEW SECTION 4251PC PSP ALPOLIC®/fr ALUMINIUM COMPOSITE PANEL
REVISED AND RE-PUBLISHED SECTION 4223SC SHADOWCLAD® PLYWOOD CLADDING

Masterspec NOTES for January 2017

WELCOME TO 2017 AND AN EXCITING YEAR FOR CONSTRUCTION
MBIE AMEND 28 ACCEPTABLE SOLUTIONS AND 10 VERIFICATION METHODS
UPDATES TO MBIE'S POST-EARTHQUAKE BUILDING ASSESSMENT PAGES
ROCKFALL PROTECTION STRUCTURES GUIDANCE RELEASED
RESTRICTED BUILDING WORK FACT SHEETS AVAILABLE IN OTHER LANGUAGES
NEW SECTION 4251PC PSP ALPOLIC®/fr ALUMINIUM COMPOSITE PANEL
REVISED AND RE-PUBLISHED SECTION 4223SC SHADOWCLAD® PLYWOOD CLADDING

Your Masterspec NOTES for October 2016

WELCOME TO YOUR MASTERSPEC NOTES FOR OCTOBER 2016
MASTERSPEC TENDER FORMS UPDATED


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