The CodeMark Certification Scheme is a voluntary third-party building product certification scheme, administered by the Australian Building Codes Board.
It supports the use of new or innovative building products in specified circumstances in Australia, by providing a nationally accepted process for demonstrating compliance with the National Construction Code.
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Provides an overview of the NCC as a performance-based code, language used in the Performance Requirements, and the use of Performance Solutions and Assessment Methods.
Provides guidance to use the Verification Methods in NCC Volumes One and Two. It helps to understand methods used to assess structural robustness with practical examples.
Provides guidance on risks and equipment limitations when considering lifts as a Performance Solution.
Provides guidance to use these Verification Methods in NCC Volumes One and Two. It offers theory about structural reliability and the policy objectives of these Performance Requirements.
Provides guidance on warm water systems in NCC Volume Three for plumbing and drainage solutions.
Provides guidance on cross-connection control in NCC Volume Three for plumbing and drainage solutions.
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 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
Provides guidance to apply the NCC evidence of suitability provisions across all volumes. It includes a framework and decision flow chart to assist in correct use of these provisions.
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.
This discussion paper provides a draft Guide on evidence of experience for building surveyor registration, and seeks feedback on how the guide can be improved to ensure each element of the proposed
Contains answers to frequently asked questions about possible changes to the residential energy efficiency provisions in NCC 2022.
This updated report presents an order of cost estimate for the proposed changes to the National Construction Code of Australia (NCC) to include mandatory minimum accessible housing provisions for n