E2 AS/1 Explained

The New Zealand Building Code Clause E2 AS/1 for the installation of windows is often quoted but not always well understood.

The 3D diagram below is a 1 page summary of what WANZ considers are the key attributes of this method of installation to assist in understanding how the parts are assembled. Please note E2/AS1 installation method is limited to hinged windows and doors, and does not cover bifold, sliding and other non-hinged profiles and as such these item types require specific design (ref Clause E2/AS1 part - Scope)

Click on the image to download a high quality PDF (380 kb) of this data sheet that you can use for your Building Consent Application.

A mono (B&W) laser printer version of the same image is available here (PDF 350 kb)