We ensure safe and sustainable building and plumbing systems through regulatory and non-regulatory measures, in collaboration with Australian governments and industry.

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is a standards writing body responsible for the National Construction Code, WaterMark and CodeMark Certification Schemes, and regulatory reform in the construction industry. The ABCB is a joint initiative of the Commonwealth and State and Territory Governments, together with the building and plumbing industries.

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This ABCB Standard provides WOH efficiency factors for Class 1 dwellings, Class 2 sole-occupancy units and Class 4 parts of buildings in the energy efficiency provisions of the NCC.

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This Fire Safety Verification Method provides a process for engineering the design of fire safety Performance Solutions.

Standard

This ABCB Standard provides a set of technical provisions that if complied with will enable dwellings to better meet the needs of the community, including older people and people with mobility limi

Standard

This Standard provides details of the heating and cooling load limits for energy efficiency that apply to the NatHERS compliance pathway in Volumes One and Two of the NCC.

Standard

Assists in better understanding and applying the Whole of Home provisions in the NCC.

Calculator

This version of the NCC 2022 Lighting Calculator assists in understanding and applying the NCC Volume One Part J7 Artificial lighting DTS Provisions for energy efficiency.

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This version of the NCC 2022 Lighting Calculator assists in understanding and applying the NCC Volume Two ABCB Housing Provisions Standard Part 13.7.6 Artificial lighting DTS Provisions for energy

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This version of the NCC 2022 glazing calculator assists in understanding and applying the NCC Volume Two ABCB Housing Provisions Standard Part 13.3 External glazing DTS Provisions for energy effici

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The corrigendum to NCC 2019 has been updated to align the expiry dates with the new date for NCC 2022, being 1 May 2023

Notice

This mapping document will help you decide which NCC Tutor module will help you in your education.

Guideline

Assists in developing a better understanding of the NCC Volume Two ABCB Housing Provision Standard Gutters and Downpipes provisions.

Calculator

This version of the NCC 2019 Lighting Calculator assists in understanding and applying the NCC Volume One Part J6 Artificial lighting DTS Provisions for energy efficiency.

Calculator

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

This corrigendum provides a correction to the preview draft of NCC 2022 Volume One.

Corporate

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

Handbook

This Interim Consultation Report summarises the key themes raised by stakeholders and gives a broad response to each theme.

Report

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