The Australian Building Code Board (ABCB) is committed to ensuring practitioners of all experience levels can understand and apply the code. To support you in your job and education, the ABCB regularly produces resources such as news articles, videos, infographics and case studies.
Here you can search the resource library by the topic you’re interested in, your profession or by a specific resource name. Each of our sites has it's own resource library which focuses on topics specific to that site. Hence, NCC-related material is collected in the NCC Resource Library and so forth. And if there’s something specific you would like to see made into a resource, please feel free to get in touch.
This non-mandatory Handbook provides details of the structural robustness Verification Methods for buildings in NCC Volumes One and Two.
NCC: A Performance-based Code provides the following content:an overview of NCC as a performance-based code;language used in the Performance Requirements of the NCC; andinformation about Performanc
This non-mandatory Handbook has been prepared to provide guidance on the risks, equipment limitations and other matters a designer should address when considering a Performance Solution (Alternativ
This non-mandatory handbook provides details of the structural reliability verification methods for buildings in NCC Volumes One and Two.
This non-mandatory Handbook provides guidance on warm water system requirements in NCC Volume Three.
This non-mandatory Handbook provides guidance on cross-connection control requirements in NCC Volume Three.
The Sanitary Facilities Calculator assists to better understand and apply the sanitary and other facilities DTS Provisions in NCC Volume One Part F2.
This report estimates the potential construction costs for an accessible adult change facility in an existing modified BCA facility or a separated facility as specified below:
This case study shows how to calculate the Total R-Value, including thermal bridging, for roof system in a Class 7 storage facility located in climate zone 6.
This case study shows how to calculate the Total R-Value, including thermal bridging, for a wall system in a Class 6 shop located in climate zone 3.
This case study shows how to calculate the Total R-Value, including thermal bridging, for a wall system in a Class 3 residential building located in climate zone 5.
Understanding the NCC: Thermal bridging provides an introduction to thermal bridging in the context of the energy efficiency requirements in the NCC.
The ABCB has given consideration to whether the permissible lead content in plumbing products in contact with drinking water should be reduced.
The Lead in Plumbing Products final Decision RIS recommends in favour of Option 2, that all copper alloy plumbing products in contact with drinking water comply with NSF/ANSI/CAN 372 ‘Drinking Wate
This non-mandatory handbook provides guidance on how to apply the NCC evidence of suitability provisions. These provisions are found in Part A5 of the NCC.
This Technical Specification sets out requirements for toilet douche seats using water dispensed by a douche spray for the purposes of personal hygiene.
This case study outlines the application of NCC Provision A2.2(4). It aims to demonstrate a practical application of the NCC Performance Solution process.