The Claddings Institute
of New Zealand is a non-profit organisation established
to focus collective resources to promote quality performance of
achieve this mission, the Claddings Institute has identified and
adopted a number of objectives.
be proactive in the education and training of the building industry
in matters which relate to the technology of building envelopes.
provide a forum for discussion and exchange of information between
interacting groups concerned with building envelopes.
be an industry-recognised co-ordinating body on Regulations and
Standards that affect building envelopes
encourage and recognise high standards of quality and professional
competence in matters which relate to building envelopes.
facilitate the availability of advice as appropriate on issues
or disputes related to building envelopes.
initiate and co-ordinate the efficient progress of appropriate
research projects related to building envelopes.
Claddings Institute undertakes a number of activities to achieve
organisation of forums to profile new building developments, new
products and systems and to focus attention on specific topics
of interest to the industry.
main areas of focus over the last couple of years has been weather
tightness of the building envelope.
in industry workshops, steering groups etc that provide co-ordinated
leadership for the industry. Also from time to time, participation
in the development of standards and regulations that affect the
of an educational programme to provide practical construction
experience to polytechnic students and/or new entrants to the
production of a regular newsletter to keep members informed of
activities the institute is involved with.