CodeMark Certification and what this means to you

In the 66 years that we have been building, our commitment to the quality of our designs and our buildings has never wavered.  Our recent awards as New Zealand's Most Trusted Home Building Brand 2013, 2014 and again in 2016 is further evidence of this commitment.

As a result we enjoy an enviable reputation; outstanding historical performance in very high wind, earthquakes and extreme temperatures.  

CodeMark certification provides certainty of compliance with the NZ Building Code.  Applications for CodeMark can be made for a single building product or for a building system.  Lockwood is very proud to have achieved CodeMark certification for our complete wall and jointing system.  

In order to obtain a CodeMark certificate, we had to provide robust evidence, historic and current, to show that our system complied with stringent NZ Building Code.  

We also needed to demonstrate that the quality of manufacture of our engineered components that comprise the structural components of your home are to the exacting standards necessary, in order to maintain that compliance into the future. Annual audits are undertaken to ensure that standards are always maintained for the benefit of our valued clients.

In other words, from design right through to the final build process, it always has to be be done - “The Lockwood Way”.

An additional benefit for the home builder is that CodeMark will assist in a smoother building consenting process, since under the Building Act, Councils are required to accept  CodeMark product certification as evidence of compliance.

View Lockwood's Certificate of Conformity.

View product certification information on the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment website.

To request a copy of our manual and structural handbook, please email David MacFarlane, Technical Manager, at

FAQ's about CodeMark

What is CodeMark certification in simple terms?

It is a certification status whereby a product certification body has endorsed our complete wall system throughout the manufacturing and construction process. This certification is recognised under New Zealand Building Act and is therefore deemed to comply with this Code. 

The certification is constantly reviewed (annual audits) in order to ensure compliance is maintained.

What does CodeMark certification mean for me as a home builder? 

It means you have the ultimate peace of mind that the Lockwood building system not only has a stellar reputation, but that this it is now recognised by law and is independently monitored.

View more FAQ's about Lockwood's CodeMark certification.