Australia and New Zealand Construction Class Codes

 

The following table lists the construction class codes that AIR supports for Australia and New Zealand and identifies any model limitations associated with the use of these construction classes:

Category

Construction Code

Construction Class

Model Support and/or Limitations

Unknown

100

Unknown

 

Wood

101

Wood Frame (Modern)

 

102

Light Wood Frame

Not valid for New Zealand.

103

Masonry Veneer

 

104

Heavy Timber

Not valid for New Zealand.

107

Lightweight Cladding

Not valid for New Zealand.

Masonry

111

Masonry

 

112

Adobe

Not valid for New Zealand.

113

Rubble Stone Masonry

 

114

Unreinforced Masonry - Bearing Wall

 

115

Unreinforced Masonry - Bearing Frame

 

116

Reinforced Masonry

Not valid for New Zealand.

117

Reinforced Masonry Shear Wall (with MRF)

 

118

Reinforced Masonry Shear Wall (without MRF)

 

119

Joisted Masonry

 

120

Confined Masonry

Not valid for New Zealand.

121

Cavity Double Brick

Not valid for New Zealand.

Concrete

131

Reinforced Concrete

 

132

Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall (with MRF)

 

133

Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall (without MRF)

 

134

Reinforced Concrete MRF - Ductile

 

135

Reinforced Concrete MRF - Non-Ductile

 

136

Tilt-Up

 

137

Pre-cast Concrete

 

138

Pre-cast Concrete with Shear Wall

Not valid for New Zealand.

139

Reinforced Concrete MRF

Not valid for New Zealand.

140

Reinforced Concrete MRF with URM

 

Steel

151

Steel

 

152

Light Metal

 

153

Braced Steel Frame

 

154

Steel MRF - Perimeter

 

155

Steel MRF - Distributed

 

156

Steel MRF

Not valid for New Zealand.

157

Steel Frame with URM

 

158

Steel Frame with Concrete Shear Wall

 

159

Steel Reinforced Concrete

Not valid for New Zealand.

Special

181

Long Span

 

182

Semi-Wind Resistive

Not valid for New Zealand.

183

Wind Resistive

Not valid for New Zealand.

Mobile Homes

191

Mobile Homes

 

192

Mobile Home with No Tie-Downs

Not valid for New Zealand.

193

Mobile Home with Partial Tie-Downs

Not valid for New Zealand.

194

Mobile Home with Full Tie-Downs

Not valid for New Zealand.

Automobiles

261

Automobiles

When modeling Autos, AIR recommends using 261 in conjunction with occupancy class 300 and Height 0 (Unknown).

Not supported for Fire Following (PEF).

Marine Craft (Boats and Yachts)

265

Pleasure Boats and Yachts

Only supported for Australian Cyclone model and U.S. Hurricane model.

Supported for all occupancy types except 400 series; however, best practice is to use with occupancy class 354.

Only supported for Coverage A.

266

Pleasure Boats and Yachts, Power Boats

Only supported for Australian Cyclone model and U.S. Hurricane model.

Supported for all occupancy types except 400 series; however, best practice is to use with occupancy class 354.

Only supported for Coverage A.

267

Pleasure Boats and Yachts, Sail Boats

Only supported for Australian Cyclone model and U.S. Hurricane model.

Supported for all occupancy types except 400 series; however, best practice is to use with occupancy class 354.

Only supported for Coverage A.

 

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Touchstone 3.0 Updated December 02, 2016