Report Cost of installing typical Accessible Adult change facility DCWC

This report estimates the potential construction costs for an accessible adult change facility in an existing modified BCA facility or a separated facility as specified below:

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Delivery of the BCR National Framework (December 2020)

This Public Report provides a progress update on delivery of the Building Confidence Report (BCR) National Framework by the ABCB's BCR Implementation Team, up to December 2020.

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Delivery of the Building Confidence Report National Framework (May 2021)

This Public Report details progress on delivery of the Building Confidence National Framework by the ABCB’s Building Confidence Report Implementation Team, up to May 2021.

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Options Paper Accessible Housing 2018

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ARUP provision of fire hose reels in class 5 buildings fire risk assessment

This report takes into account the particular instructions and requirements of our client.

Outcomes report Energy efficiency NCC 2022 and beyond

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Report RLB cost implications sprinkler protection

This report provides commentary on the cost implications of the proposed Deemed-to-Satisfy provision for the requirement of covered balconies to be sprinkler protected.

Next instalment of building regulatory reform

This document outlines the benefits of providing free online access to the NCC and other reform measures for consideration by Governments.

Effect of combustible construction on fire safety in shopping centres

Fire Code Refrom Centre (Project 6) This Report, Fire Safety in Shopping Centres - Effect of Combustible Construction on Fire Safety in Shopping Centres, is a guide for the specific fire engineerin

Fire safety shopping centres

Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 6) This report, Fire Safety in Shopping Centres, identifies significant opportunities for greater efficiency and flexibility in the design and operation of fire pro

Stochastic model CO toxicity building fires

Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 4) This Technical Report, A Stochastic Model for CO Toxicity in Building Fires, involves the development of a Fundamental Model, incorporating engineering, risk-ass

The effects of sleep inertia on decision making performance

Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 4) This Technical Report, The Effects of Sleep Inertia on Decision-Making Performance, involved with the development of a Fundamental Model, incorporating engineeri

Sanitary plumbing drainage and pipe sizing

Report The ABCB commissioned Lucid Consulting Australia to undertake a review of sanitary plumbing and drainage standards BS EN 12056-2:200 and BS EN 752:2017.

Discussion paper ORR Partners DDA measure for hearing impaired

This document seeks to consider the design changes necessary for additional facilities to provide occupant warning for the deaf and hearing impaired.

Report Cost implications of proposals to amend DTS Provisions

This report provides commentary on the cost implications of a range of proposed Deemed-to-Satisfy provisions emanating from the Emergency Egress for all Occupants Project.

Report Warm water

This report contains a range of information drawn from existing material on warm water systems, including regulatory requirements, State and Territory based advisory information and NCC provisions

Residential energy efficiency heating and cooling load limits

Report This report outlines the principles and methodology used to develop the proposed residential heating and cooling load limits for all Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) climate z

Evaluation of non-combustibility requirements

Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 3) This report, Fire Resistance and Non-Combustibility – Evaluation of Non-Combustibility Requirements examines the basis of existing requirements for non-combustib

Recent approaches regulating fire performance materials

Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 2) This Technical Report, Recent Approaches to Regulating the Fire Performance of Materials In Buildings, deals specifically with a review of existing approaches to

Review fire safety shopping centres

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