HIA information sheets cover a wide range of industry topics. Prepared by HIA information specialists, they are designed to help HIA members answer questions about a variety of complex areas. You can search by category. Members can also talk to HIA for additional help and support.
This information sheet provides an overview of the BCA gutter overflow requirements that were introduced in 2016.
The National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 introduced new provisions to help minimize the impacts of condensation within houses and apartments.
This information sheet provides an overview of the changes included in the 2019 National Construction Code that have introduced mandatory sprinkler requirements for Class 2 & 3 buildings that has a rise in storey of 4 or more storeys. Information on the different methods for compliance, including the use of drinking water or hydrant sprinkler systems is provided, and includes a summary of the offsets that can be made to other fire protection provisions when using sprinklers.
This information sheet provides guidance on the protection of public assets when undertaking building work.