This paper was submitted by the ABCB to the Water Supply and Drainage Symposium hosted by the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) in September 2019.
This paper investigates the development of solutions for Building Optimisation Problems (BOPs).
This report provides information about deaths reported to an Australian State or Territory between 01/01/2001 and 31/12/2013, where the person died as a result of scalding caused by water sourced f
The National Model Code of Conduct for Building Surveyors sets out minimum obligations for registered building surveyors undertaking statutory functions. It covers four areas:
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 2) This final submission, Fire Performance of Materials - Wall and Ceiling Lining Materials, was undertaken to confirm the need for regulatory control and identify
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 3)This report, Fire Resistance and Non-Combustibility - Room and Furnace Tests of Fire Rated Construction, provides support for the calculation procedures used to a
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 2)
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 4) This Technical Report, The Probability of Death in the Room of Fire Origin: an Engineering Formula, involved the development of a Fundamental Model, incorporatin
Monash University Accident Research Centre was commissioned by the ABCB to undertake a study of the incidence of slips, trips and falls and their relationship to the design and construction of buil
This paper is concerned with the introduction of new sound requirements to the BCA, Part F5.
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 2) This report, Fire Performance of Exterior Claddings, was undertaken to investigate the fire safety performance of exterior cladding materials and the suitability
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 4) This Technical Report, Smouldering & Flaming Fires - an Experimental Program, involved the development of a Fundamental Model, incorporating engineering, ris
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 6) This Technical Report, Simulated Shopping Centre Fires in Retail Buildings, was aimed at studying the factors affecting fire safety in shopping centres with the
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 4)
Provides an overview of condensation in residential buildings, and discussions about why condensation risk, and occurrences of condensation and mould may be increasing within current Australian res
This document seeks to consider the design changes necessary for additional facilities to provide occupant warning for the deaf and hearing impaired.
The analysis is presented in a summary table for each building Class and type.
This document is a summary of the research findings undertaken by Di Marzio Research, which was designed to identify the impact of the proposed BCA changes to the riser and going dimensions of stai
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 2) Report, Investigation of Methods and Protocols for Regulating the Fire Performance of Materials with Applied Fire Retardant Surface Coatings was undertaken to in
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 3) This report, Fire Resistance and Non-Combustibility - Objectives Performance Levels for Fire Resistance, examines the historical bases of the fire resistance pro