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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This Advisory Note explains the intent of the concessions in Specification C1.1, Clauses 3.10(a) and 4.3 (a) of NCC Volume One.

This infographic depicts the relationships between the development of WaterMark Product Specifications (which specify product requirements) and PCA referenced documents (which specify installation

This template should be used when developing a new WaterMark Technical Specification (WMTS). The template has been designed to allow for Word processing and WMTS formatting.

The purpose of this discussion paper is to provide information regarding current plumbing design principles utilising fixture unit ratings, systems used overseas, the history of the fixture unit an

Regulation Impact Statement for decision In November 2018, the ABCB agreed to implement changes to the NCC to improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings.

Final Decision RIS This final Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) assesses the costs and benefits of requiring fire hose reels in (Class 5) office buildings.

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 final decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) that assesses the costs and benefits of proposed amendments to energy efficiency requirements in the BCA for commercial (non-residential) build

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

The National Model Code of Conduct for Building Surveyors sets out minimum obligations for registered building surveyors undertaking statutory functions. It covers four areas:

At its meeting on 19 February 2016, the Building Ministers’ Forum agreed to the development and implementation of a range of measures to help address risks associated with high risk cladding produc

Provides information for selecting and installing gutters and downpipes, including overflow measures for housing.

Performance Solution scenario This Performance Solution scenario has been developed to assist building practitioners in formulating a Performance Solution concerning energy efficiency of a Class 5

This booklet provides an overview of NCC Volume Three, the PCA and its supporting publications, resources and material available from the Resource Library.

Summary and Instructions The NCC was amended out-of-cycle prior to NCC 2022. NCC 2019 Amendment 1 includes:

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

Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 6) This Technical Report, Case Studies of Fires in Retail Buildings, deals with case studies of fires in retail buildings that were examined with particular attenti

Fire Code Reform Centre (Project 4) This Technical Report, Response in Fires Database, involved the development of a Fundamental Model, incorporating engineering, risk-assessment methodology and th

This report presents worked examples of a draft Verification Method developed by the ABCB for the sizing of cold and heated water supply pipework.