This report investigates the current methods for sizing sanitary plumbing and drainage systems used within Australia.
CFD analysis to calculate Total R-values and mitigation requirements for thermal bridges in ceilings and suspended floors with adjacent airspace.
Generalised simplified calculation method to calculate thermal bridges in ceilings and suspended floors with an adjacent airspace. (Includes process to deal with battens, encapsulation).
This Interim Consultation Report summarises the key themes raised by stakeholders and gives a broad response to each theme.
Funded by the ABCB's Student Research Scholarship, this report studies the actual water demand in Australian multi-level residential buildings.
This report is a quantified risk assessment relating to the risk to vulnerable occupants in Class 9 Buildings associated with bushfire attacks in designated bushfire prone areas.
This report indicates the likely design and cost implications of complying with the revised Section G of NCC Volume One on a range of ‘example’ buildings.
This report summarises the process and outputs developed in response to the Building Confidence Report.
This macro-economic analysis was commissioned by the ABCB to inform the development of responses to the Building Confidence Report.
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 6) This Technical Report, Analysis of USA Retail Fires, is a detailed analysis of statistics relating to retail fires.
Regulatory commentary after consultation This, December 2014, report provides a regulatory commentary following receipt of comments on a Regulation Impact Statement for consultation titled 'Op
This report provides commentary on the cost implications of a proposed Deemed to
Satisfy (D-t-S) provision for the requirement of covered balconies to be sprinkler
Energy Action was contracted to review the 2016 National Construction Code (NCC2016) and make recommendations on increasing the stringency of the Section J provisions
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:
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
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
Consultation draft This report outlines a review of the WaterMark Certification Scheme undertaken by the ABCB in 2014.
This report presents worked examples of a draft Verification Method developed by the ABCB for the sizing of cold and heated water supply pipework.
This paper investigates the fatigue performance of the battens using analysis methods applied in studying cladding fatigue.
This report shows the results of a number of building models that compare the energy, cost and greenhouse gas emission reductions of buildings built to Deemed to Satisfy provisions of Section J NCC