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
Summary Report This WaterMark Point of Sale Feasibility Study Summary Report outlines the process, assessment approach, findings and recommendations of the study undertaken in 2018.
This report is the outcome of the ABCB’s Plumbing Code Development Research Project for rainwater harvesting and use.
This report is the outcome of the ABCB’s Plumbing Code Development Research Project for backflow prevention.
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.
This updated report presents an order of cost estimate for the proposed changes to the National Construction Code of Australia (NCC) to include mandatory minimum accessible housing provisions for n
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.
FCRC-PR 96-02 (Volume 2) BCA Fire Provisions Restructured
FCRC TR96-08 Case studies of fires in retail buildings
Evaluation of fire resistance levels: techniques, data and results.
This document seeks to consider the design changes necessary for additional facilities to provide occupant warning for the deaf and hearing impaired.
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.
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
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
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 6) This Technical Report, Review of Fire Safety in Shopping Centres: The Key Issues, is a report that describes the Project 6 studies and the outcomes in a concise
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 4) This Technical Report, Arousal from Sleep with a Smoke Detector in Children and Adults, involved the development of a Fundamental Model, incorporating engineerin
Provides an overview of condensation in residential buildings, and discussions about why condensation risk, and occurrences of condensation and mould may be increasing within current Australian res
Report The ABCB commissioned Professor Mark Taylor, Macquarie University, to conduct a literature review of known causes that contribute to brass fittings leaching lead into drinking water.
This report provides information about deaths reported to an Australian State or Territory between 01/01/2001 and 31/12/2013, where the person died as a result of scalding caused by water sourced f