Earthquake resistant houses
BRANZ conference paper ‘As Safe as Houses’ has a detailed report about earthquake resistance.
With recent events in Christchurch, earthquake proof house designs are a hot topic.
STRONG HOMES, BUILT FAST
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Safe homes built to withstand earthquakes
Metra has a range of standard plans that can be built complete in as little as 6 weeks. The great thing about Metra is that every wall panel has bracing elements built in. Metra panel structural walls are engineered to exceed 50 years durability and exceed the New Zealand Building Code requirements for earthquake protection.
Phone: 0800 238 746
Phone: 03 308 2948
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Phone: 03 377 0173
Homes by Legacy
Phone: 021 2400 557
For more information visit the Metra website: www.metrapanel.co.nz