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Aluminium Composite Material – What you should know

Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) also known as Aluminium Composite Panel (ACP) is a building material that is commonly used as a lining to external walls. The ACM has an aluminium sheet at the front and back and a central core material. The ACM is typically 5-6 mm thick. The core is made of a variety… Read more »

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Stuart Boyce joins panel of experts for the Combustible Cladding – Industry Forum

Our director Stuart Boyce was asked to join a panel of experts for the Combustible Cladding – Industry Forum held by Macquarie Group. The panel was made up of Strata, Legal and Insurance experts, with Stuart representing the Built industry. The forum was held to address the significant impact the ‘cladding crisis’ has had on… Read more »

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Director Stuart Boyce provides information on ACP Cladding at Figgis & Jefferson Seminar

Our Director Stuart Boyce was invited to speak at the Figgis Jefferson Tepa Breakfast Event on Friday to provide information on ACP Cladding. The presentation focused on the factors which have contributed to the issue of ACP Cladding such as the interpretation of regulations, as well as discussing BCA compliance and the impending changes to… Read more »

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“Cladding is the asbestos of 2017”

Our Director Allan Harriman joined a panel of experts on Thursday evening to address a strata fire safety forum in Sydney. The forum was called as a result of concerns by apartment residents following a series of fires around the world caused by defective cladding. For every 10 apartment blocks in Australia with aluminium cladding,… Read more »

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NABERS Rating Services & New Legislation

NABERS (National Australian Building Environment Rating System) What is NABERS? In Australia, government and industry have been working together to drive sustainability in commercial buildings for over a decade. Every building has an impact on the environment. In fact, buildings use 40% of the world’s energy, emit 40% of the world’s carbon footprint, and use… Read more »

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Fire safety reforms to put consumers first

Families across New South Wales will be safer in their homes with the announcement of a wide-ranging fire safety package by the state government. Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said the 10 point plan was Australia’s most comprehensive response to the issues around London’s Grenfell Tower fire last month. The 10 point plan includes:… Read more »

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Director Allan Harriman invited to speak at the NSW/ACT 2017 Chapter Conference.

Our Director Allan Harriman was invited to speak at the NSW/ACT 2017 Chapter Conference held this week in Darling Harbour. The presentation enabled all participants to have a better understating on Bounding Construction and the new regulation for mandatory inspections. BCA Logic are across all aspects of the new regulations which will affect both new… Read more »

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MC Hui presents paper at Society of Fire Safety/FPA Austalia 2017 Conference

MC Hui, our Manager Fire Engineer, presented a paper at the fire engineering stream in the recent joint Society of Fire Safety/FPA Australia 2017 conference. The paper is on the shortcoming of the methodology in Section 9 ‘Hot layer smoke control systems’ of AS/NZS 1668.1:2015. Thanks to the delegates who told MC they enjoyed the… Read more »

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Celebrating 1 Year at the New Sydney CBD Office

It has been one year since we moved into our new office, and the team couldn’t be happier! Overall this first year in the new address has been extremely constructive to all of us at BCA Logic. Yes, we did have some sad moments – we lost 2 of our fishes (in memory of Oscar… Read more »

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Big Changes for Section J in next NCC

Significant energy and greenhouse gas emission savings are anticipated from the commercial building energy efficiency changes proposed for NCC 2019. The ABCB’s Energy Efficiency initiative was initiated as a result of Measure 31 of the Council of Australian Governments National Energy Productivity Plan. This project forms part of the Australian Governments broader strategy to reduce greenhouse gases… Read more »

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