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The energy efficiency requirements of the 2019 BCA came into effect on 1 May 2020 to all states except Queensland.
A new requirement is to seal doors that are located between a conditioned space in a dwelling and a non-conditioned space (BCA Part 22.214.171.124).
Typically this means the door between the dwelling and the garage needs sealing.
Sealing is to be done using a draft protection device along the bottom edge of the door and a foam/rubber strip, fibrous seal or the like along the door’s other edge.
Brisbane City Council have recently advised that pools at the rear of houses in the Traditional Building Character Overlay inadvertently trigger a town planning…
In accordance with AS 4100, the length of the bolt shall be at least one clear thread above the nut. The photo shows an unacceptable…