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Staff Profile: Cameron Clark

Cameron is an A1 Accredited Certifier with experience in the municipal and private building surveying sectors. Cameron’s experience ranges from residential to industrial, commercial, public and retail buildings, and has acted as the lead Consultant on a number of large-scale projects with Sydney Airport.​ How did you break into this industry and why? I fell… Read more »

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Staff Profile: Warwick Hunter

Warwick is an A1 Accredited Senior Building Surveyor with over 20 years of experience in the municipal and private building surveying sector.  Warwick’s extensive experience covers a variety of projects including residential, transport, defence, industrial, commercial, public and retail buildings throughout NSW and across Australia. How did you break into this industry and why? At… Read more »

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Staff Profile: Charles Boyce

Charles has over 7 years of experience in the construction industry and has worked on a wide range of residential, commercial, and public buildings. Initially starting in the industry as a labourer whilst completing a Project Management degree, Charles now leads BCA Logic’s Fire Penetration Team ensuring developments maintain a high level of life safety… Read more »

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Staff Profile: Ben Long

Ben started with BCA Logic a little over five years ago as a Junior Building Regulations Consultant and was recently promoted to Senior Building Regulations Consultant. During his time at BCA Logic Ben has gained great experience in both technical knowledge and customer and client management. Ben is accredited with the NSW Building Professionals Board… Read more »

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Staff Profile: Matthew McNamara

Matthew started with BCA Logic at the end of 2017 and has over 25 years of experience in the municipal and private building surveying sectors in NSW and across Australia.   Matthew is accredited with the NSW Building Professionals Board as an A1 (unrestricted) Accredited Certifier/ Building Surveyor and with the AIBS as a nationally accredited… Read more »

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Interview with BCA Logic Directors: Running a Business During a Global Crisis

The current global health crisis has made a major impact on businesses worldwide forcing companies to adapt quickly and innovatively. Throughout the company’s 23 years, BCA Logic has survived the challenges of the Global Financial Crisis, various legislation changes, and the most recent insurance crisis concerning combustible cladding in the construction industry. BCA Logic Directors,… Read more »

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Case Study: Sydney Metro, Central Station Main Works

Sydney Metro, Central Station Main Works Client: Aurecon GHD Joint Venture (AGJV on behalf of Laing O’Rourke and Sydney Metro / Sydney Trains) Role: Crown BCA Certifier and BCA Section J Energy Efficiency Periods of Involvement: July 2018 – 2022 / 2024 As one of Australia’s grand railway stations, Central Railway Station with its rich… Read more »

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Case Study – 9 Baywater Drive, Wentworth Point

9 Baywater Drive, Wentworth Point Image: 9 Baywater Drive, Wentworth Point   Like many buildings, the building contained Aluminium Composite Panel (ACP) and the owners were unsure if it was compliant or not. BCA logic initially undertook a survey of the cladding. Services offered Initial inspection to determine the extent of cladding and the nature… Read more »

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BCA Logic Celebrates 22nd Anniversary

2019 marks the  22nd Anniversary of BCA Logic which was established in 1997 by Stuart Boyce, Allan Harriman and a third former Director. It is undeniable that managing a successful business for over 20 years is a remarkable achievement. To commemorate such a milestone, the company Directors, Stuart and Allan, were invited to answer some… Read more »

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Lawfirm questions cladding taskforce over building audit

A State Government fire safety and cladding Taskforce — set up to assess thousands of buildings in response to the deadly Grenfell Tower inferno — has been investigated for it’s methods to identify buildings at risk. An investigation conducted by Carroll and O’Dea Lawyers has questioned the methods used in the statewide audit by a… Read more »

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Cladding – New Approval Requirements in NSW

Reliance on CodeMark Certificates will no longer be enough. New requirements come into effect on 22 October 2018 requiring certain performance solutions for external cladding in class 2 to 9 buildings of Type A and B construction to be referred to the NSW Fire and Rescue. The EPA Regulation (Identification of Buildings with External Combustible… Read more »

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BCA Logic Awarded Building Surveying Team of the Year

Building Surveying Team of the Year –  NSW AIBS Recognition of Professional Excellence Awards Ceremony BCA Logic takes pride to share with all our clients and colleagues that we were awarded the Building Surveying Team of 2018 at the NSW AIBS Recognition of Professional Excellence Awards Ceremony held last Monday, 2nd July 2018. The award… Read more »

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BCA Logic are joining the 5th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference in London

BCA Logic are proud to announce that our Fire Engineering Manager, MC Hui, will be taking part in the 5th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference in London. The conference which is delivered over 3 days (19-21 June 2018) brings together experts from around the world to discuss fire safety Best Practice, engineering and risk… Read more »

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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 Aluminium Composite Material 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… 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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