Why are Building Codes and Standards not being Adhered To So Often?
This question, though complex, in this article will be attempted to be distilled down to four main (along with various miscellaneous contributing factors) arguable contributing factors.
National Plan to Fix Australia’s Building Mess
Building Ministers around the country have agreed to adopt a national approach to solving the insurance crisis and to addressing deficiencies which have led to thousands...
Home Truths: We Must Build Better Performing Homes
Home is where the heart is. It’s also, research tells us, where the health is. Comfortable, appropriate homes help us live longer and enjoy better health....
Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code
As of today, Australia has a new building code as the 2019 version of the National Construction Code (NCC) came into force this morning.
Australia’s New Building Code Comes Into Force
Australia now has a new building code as the 2019 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) is now in force.
What You Can Expect From NCC 2019
As of May 1, Australia’s building industry will have a new National Construction Code (NCC).
Australia Will Get a Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings
Australia is set to get a long-term trajectory for low energy homes and commercial buildings after energy ministers agreed to a pathway to zero-energy and zero-carbon...
Australia’s Pathway to a NetZero Building Code
Back in 2010, Australia had its last significant upgrade to the stringency of energy efficiency requirements in respect of both residential and commercial buildings under the...