NCC 2019 is currently open for public comment. For all items, except energy efficiency of commercial buildings, the public comment period for NCC 2019 closes Friday, April 13. For energy efficiency of commercial buildings, the public comment period closes Friday, April 20.
The draft standard AS 5389 Space heating and cooling and ventilation systems – Calculation of energy and comfort performance is open for comment until November 22. According to Standards Australia, the Standard intends to outline a method for calculating energy consumption and determining the comfort performance of space heating and cooling systems as well as ventilator […]
The Air Infiltration and Ventilation Association of Australia (AIVAA) has published a free guide specification for air tightness testing. It is intended to be used by projects with a defined target for air tightness and testing, to verify it has been met. The guide specification is appropriate for residential or simple buildings. SUHO ESD Consultant […]
The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has released four energy efficiency calculators for beta testing. The calculators have been developed to help users with understanding and applying the National Construction Code (NCC) Volume One Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions for the energy efficiency of façades, lighting, fans and pumps. The calculators include: Façade, Volume One Lighting, Volume One Fan Systems, Volume One […]