To ease the stress of dealing with rapid change with a new version of the building code being issued every year, the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) moved to a 3-year cycle. The last update was in 2019, and the new update is due this year. Although for those of us working with Section J […]
The application of BASIX to larger boarding houses has been contentious since about 2007, soon after Section J of the building code commenced. It was never meant to be an issue! BASIX was not intended to be applicable to large boarding houses (ie those boarding houses defined as Class 3 buildings under the building code).