BASIX and Section J Sign Off

In recent times we have seen a spike in requests to sign off the BASIX and Section J aspects of construction at the Occupation Certificate stage. This is related to an increase in diligence in all aspects of documentation arising from the State Government’s campaign to return confidence into the building industry. We expect to

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The New 2022 NCC

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

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A Closer Look at Section J

We have picked out a few key points from each of the new parts of Section J starting with J1.3 Roof and Ceiling Construction. Roof and Ceiling Construction This appears to be a very short section which should be easy to get one’s head around. If you take out all the lines of text relating

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Solar Train

This is a heart-warming story. Imagine a train that is fully powered by the sun. Sounds ideal doesn’t it? If it could be done it would have to be a world’s first, right? Well, it has been done and somehow it seems appropriate it was done in the seaside town of Byron Bay. Here is

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