Standards New Zealand is a business unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. They specialise in managing the development and publication of standards and standards-related publications.
Standards are agreed specifications for products, processes, services, and performance and are generally voluntary, but can be mandatory when cited in Acts, regulations, or other legislative instruments.
These Standards can be purchased directly from Standards New Zealand in either hard copy, PDF, or by subscription to the online library.
Examples of Standards common to the Flooring Industry include:
- NZS AS 1884:2013 Floor coverings – Resilient sheet and tiles – Installation practices
PDF: $121.50 Hard copy: $135.00
- AS/NZS 2455.1:2007 Textile floor coverings – Installation practice – General
PDF: $128.70 Hard copy: $143.00
- AS/NZS 2455.2:2007 Textile floor coverings – Installation practice – Carpet tiles
PDF: $73.80 Hard copy: $82.00
- AS/NZS 1080.1:2012 Timber – Methods of test – Method 1: Moisture content
PDF: $149.40 Hard copy: $166.00
Please refer to the Standards New Zealand website for current pricing.