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Here you can search the resource library by the topic you’re interested in, your profession or by a specific resource name. Each of our sites has it's own resource library which focuses on topics specific to that site. Hence, NCC-related material is collected in the NCC Resource Library and so forth. And if there’s something specific you would like to see made into a resource, please feel free to get in touch.

Information required on a Certificate of Conformity

This document provides direction for CodeMark Certification Bodies to follow when issuing Certificates of Conformity (CofC) under the CodeMark Australia Scheme using the CofC template.

Guideline
Advisory Notice: Lead free requirements

This Notice provides advice about the forthcoming limitation to the allowable content of lead in certain plumbing products.

Notice
NCC 2022 energy efficiency project development process

This infographic gives an overview of the project timeframes and working group participants for the NCC 2022 energy efficiency project.

Deed of Assignment and Licence of Intellectual Property

This Deed, completed by the developers of a WMTS, provides confirmation to the Administering Body that all intellectual property rights within the WMTS are assigned to the ABCB.

Fire Safety Verification Method handbook

Provides guidance to use the Fire Safety Verification Method (FSVM) for buildings in NCC Volume One.

Handbook
Upgrading existing buildings handbook

Provides guidance to develop or approve a scope of proposed remedial work to upgrade an existing building for multi-residential, commercial, industrial and public buildings.

Handbook
Bushfire Verification Method handbook

Provides guidance to use this Verification Method in NCC Volumes One and Two.

Handbook
Digital building telecommunications access handbook

Provides guidance on facilitating access to buildings for telecommunications services.

Handbook
Construction of buildings in flood hazard areas standard

Provides guidance to use the ABCB Standard for buildings in flood hazard areas.

Standard
Access Verification Methods handbook

Provides guidance to use these Verification Methods in NCC Volume One for ramps and access to and within a building.

Handbook
Indoor air quality Verification Methods handbook

Provides guidance to use the NCC indoor air quality (IAQ) Verification Methods.

Handbook
Condensation in buildings handbook

Assists in the assessment and management of the risk of condensation and its consequences.

Handbook
Construction of buildings in flood hazard areas handbook

Provides an understanding of the provisions in the ABCB Standard for Construction of Buildings in Flood Hazard Areas. Offers additional advisory information outside the scope of the Standard.

Handbook
Energy efficiency NCC Volume Two handbook

Provides practitioners with sufficient knowledge to successfully apply energy efficiency requirements for residential dwellings.

Handbook
Landslide hazards handbook

Provides guidance on building related issues on sites prone to landslide hazard.

Handbook
Australian fire engineering guidelines (AFEG)

Contains contemporary information for the fire safety design of buildings. Provides guidance to fire engineers on analysis and evaluation strategies of a project.

Guideline
NCC 2022 energy efficiency project - rationale and scope

This supporting documents assists in understanding the focus of changes being considered for the 2022 version of the National Construction Code (NCC 2022) in regards to:

NCC 2019 Volume One pump system calculator

Assists in understanding and applying Part J5.7, Pump System energy efficiency DTS Provisions.

Calculator
BCA 2009 Volume One glazing calculator (Method 2) 40 rows

Archived: Assists with calculations required by the energy efficiency glazing DTS Provisions using Method 2.

Calculator
NCC 2012 Volume One glazing calculator

Archived: Assists with calculations required by the energy efficiency glazing DTS Provisions.

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