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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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Changes to BASIX targets from July 2017

BASIX energy targets will increase beginning in July 2017. Improvements in technology and design allow these changes to be achieved at little or no additional cost and ensure NSW remains a leader in delivering energy efficient housing. Typically, the energy targets for houses and low-rise units will increase by 10 per cent, and by 5… Read more »

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The story behind BCA Logic!

Today is a very special date for BCA Logic. A day when we celebrate an important milestone…20 Years of business. We are grateful to be celebrating 20 years of business success. From a small office in Chatswood, BCA Logic has grown into a large, sustainable and reputable company. Our ongoing success would be impossible without… Read more »

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Government funding for Strata Energy Upgrades

Electricity usage in common areas of residential/commercial buildings form a substantial portion of a buildings operational costs. The majority of electricity is consumed by equipment that is often outdated and inefficient in operation, therefore an energy audit of the common areas can identify opportunities to reduce energy consumption and save up to 40% in electricity… Read more »

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JV3 Alternative Solution – What is a JV3?

JV3 Alternative Solution: A cost saving method to Section J compliance DTS Compliance In every building that has an exposed floor – for example a floor above a basement car park, there is a requirement under the Section J DTS approach to provide insulation between these floors, and any unconditioned space below. Also, many developments… Read more »

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Allan Harriman awarded OAM

Allan Harriman, a director of BCA Logic, was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to the building and construction industry through professional associations on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June 2015. The staff and directors of BCA logic take this opportunity to congratulate Allan on his efforts and dedication… Read more »

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Alternative Solutions for Section J

BCA Energy, BCA Logic’s energy consulting sister company, is capable of providing you with a detailed and easy to understand Section J Assessment Report. As a result of a Section J Assessment on some buildings it is often discovered that the glazing specified by the architect is above and beyond the requirements set out by… Read more »

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All your training needs covered

We would like to introduce CPD Training… CPD Training Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation that can deliver the CPC50108 Diploma in Building Surveying  for existing practitioners with qualifications in Building, Building Surveying or related fields. Their model is a combination of Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) and distance learning for some units. CPD Training… Read more »

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