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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Regulatory commentary after consultation This, December 2014, report provides a regulatory commentary following receipt of comments on a Regulation Impact Statement for consultation titled 'Op
Regulation Impact Statement for decision In November 2018, the ABCB agreed to implement separate heating and cooling load limits in the NCC for assessments subject to the Nationwide House Energy Ra
This report entitled In-building Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces: Outcomes of Analysis has been compiled with the input of the Department of Communications and the Arts and arose from an exa
This final decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) analyses and evaluates the current smoke alarm provisions contained in the NCC against a number of options that improve occupant notification a
The final decision Regulation Impact Statement assess the option of interconnecting existing alarms in new houses.
This Case Study outlines developing a DTS Solution for the energy efficiency of a small office building. It is based on the DTS Provisions in Section J of NCC Volume One.
This document provides an update on a project to review the Energy Efficiency Provisions in the NCC for 2019.
Performance Solution scenario This Performance Solution scenario has been developed to assist building practitioners in formulating Performance Solutions concerning single storey house energy effic
This Standard provides technical design criteria requirements for temporary structures, covering structural safety (particularly determining appropriate wind actions), fire safety (including fire r
Report This report outlines the principles and methodology used to develop the proposed residential heating and cooling load limits for all Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) climate z
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 3) This report, Fire Resistance and Non-Combustibility – Evaluation of Non-Combustibility Requirements examines the basis of existing requirements for non-combustib
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 2) This Technical Report, Recent Approaches to Regulating the Fire Performance of Materials In Buildings, deals specifically with a review of existing approaches to
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 6) This Technical Report, Review of Fire Safety in Shopping Centres: The Key Issues, is a report that describes the Project 6 studies and the outcomes in a concise
Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 4) This Technical Report, Arousal from Sleep with a Smoke Detector in Children and Adults, involved the development of a Fundamental Model, incorporating engineerin
This report provides the data derived from research conducted on the spatial dimensions for occupied manual and powered wheelchairs in Australia.
The NCC 2019 facade calculator assists in understanding and applying the NCC Volume One Part J1.5 Building fabric DTS Provisions, and the JV3 Verification Method (Verification using a reference bui
Australia has a varied climate, leading to different locations around the country having different heating and cooling requirements.
Provides an overview of the NCC Volume Two fire safety requirements.
The CodeMark Australia Certification Framework outlines the relationships between the parties and instruments in the CodeMark Australia scheme.
A pdf/image of the Certificate of Conformity (CofC) template is available for download. This is a preview of the template only.