A guide to testing with CSIRO CSIRO offers a testing service for assessing the performance and classification of Type 1 louvres in accordance with the methods of the Australian Standard AS/NZS 4740, for Coefficient of Discharge, Effective Aerodynamic Area and Wind Loading Resistance. This guide aims to assist those who need to demonstrate compliance of […]
We’ve developed a guideline to help the construction industry better understand how to ensure compliance with the relevant codes and standards for fire safety of external walls on high-rise buildings.
The ABCB have released a consultation impact statement on the non-compliant use of external cladding on high rise Type A and B buildings. Submissions are open till 30 September.
The Australian Building Codes Board have published an advisory note on the fire performance of external wall cladding. Developed in response to the Building Ministers’ Forum, the document provides guidance on interpretation of the National Construction Code. It is available for download from the ABCB website.