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AS 1288:2021 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation

NCC 2022 referenced. This Standard sets out the procedures for the selection and installation of glass in buildings, subject to wind loading, human impact, and special applications such as overhead glazing, balustrades and glass assemblies.

AS 1288-2006 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation

This Standard sets out the procedures for the selection and installation of glass in buildings, subject to wind loading, human impact, and special applications such as overhead glazing, balustrades and glass assemblies.

AS 4055:2021 Wind loads for housing

This Standard provides designers, builders and manufacturers of building products that are affected by wind loading with a range of wind speed classes that can be used to design and specify such products for use in housing that are within the limitations in this Standar...

AS 4055-2012 Wind loads for housing

This Standard provides designers, builders and manufacturers of building products that are affected by wind loading with a range of wind speed classes that can be used to design and specify such products for use in housing that are within the limitations in this Standar...

AS 2047:2014 Windows and external glazed doors in buildings

This Standard specifies requirements, materials, construction, installation and glazing provisions for windows, sliding and swinging glazed doors, including French and bi-fold doors, adjustable louvers, shopfronts and window walls with one-piece framing elements.

AS 1926.1-2012 Swimming pool safety, Part 1: Safety barriers for swimming pools

This Standard specifies requirements for the design, construction and performance of fences, gates, retaining walls, windows, doorsets and balconies intended to form a barrier that will restrict the access of young children to swimming pools.

AS 1926.2-2007 Swimming pool safety, Part 2: Location of safety barriers for swimming pools

This standard sets out options for the location of safety barriers intended to restrict the access of young children to swimming pools.

AS/NZS 1170.2:2021 Structural design actions, Part 2: Wind actions

This Standard sets out the procedures for determining wind speeds and resulting wind actions to be used in the structural design of structures subjected to wind actions other than those caused by tornadoes.

AS 1684.2-2010 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 2: Non-cyclonic areas

This Standard covers the design and construction details for timber framed construction in non-cyclonic areas (N1-N4). It is part of a series of three acceptable construction standards for timber framing. The objective of the standard is to provide the building industry...

AS 1684.2:2021 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 2: Non-cyclonic areas

This Standard covers the design and construction details for timber framed construction in non-cyclonic areas (N1-N4). It is part of a series of three acceptable construction standards for timber framing. The objective of the standard is to provide the building industry...

AS 1684.3-2010 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 3: Cyclonic areas

This Standard covers design and construction details for timber-framed buildings in cyclonic areas.

AS 1684.3:2021 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 3: Cyclonic areas

This Standard covers design and construction details for timber-framed buildings in cyclonic areas.

AS 1684.4-2010 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 4: Simplified-Non-Cyclonic Areas

This Standard provides simpler design procedures than those contained in AS 1684.2 for N1 and N2 wind classifications only. For some situations it will provide more conservative solutions. The scope of AS 1684.4, including house geometry and the range of spans, timber s...

AS 1720.1-2010 Timber structures, Part 1: Design methods

This Standard covers the design or appraisal of structural elements or systems comprised of timber or wood products and of structures comprised substantially of timber.

AS 2870-2011 Residential slabs and footings

This Standard set out the criteria for the classification of a site and the design and construction of a slab or footing system for a single dwelling house, garage, townhouse or similar structure.

AS 3600:2018 Concrete structures

This Standard sets out minimum requirements for the design and construction of concrete building structures and members that contain reinforcing steel or tendons, or both. It also sets out minimum requirements for plain concrete pedestals and footings.

AS 3700:2018 Masonry Structures

This Standard sets out minimum requirements for the design and construction of masonry of the following types: (a) Unreinforced, reinforced and pre-stressed masonry using manufactured units of clay or concrete laid in mortar. (b) Unreinforced masonry using manufactured ...

AS 4773.2:2015 Masonry in small buildings, Part 2: Construction

This Standard sets out design and construction practices for masonry in small buildings, such as houses, garages, small warehouses and the like.

AS 5146.1:2015 Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete, Part 1: Structures

The Standard provides the minimum requirements for the design and construction of structures incorporating Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (Reinforced AAC) members, including built in components, for use by architects engineers and builders.

AS 5146.2:2018 Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete, Part 2: Design

This Standard specifies requirements and sets out methods for the determination of the characteristic properties of Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete members (Reinforced AAC), with a thickness not less than 50 mm, for use in structures where the design and construc...

AS 5146.3:2018 Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete, Part 3: Construction

This Standard sets out requirements for construction using Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (Reinforced AAC) members conforming with AS 5146.1 and AS 5146.2, including associated fixings, flashings and control joints. This Standard does not cover the construction ...

AS 1562.1:2018 Design and installation of metal roof and wall cladding, Part 1: Metal

This Standard provides designers and installers with the minimum design requirements for correct and safe design and installation of sheet metal roof and wall cladding.

SA HB 39:2015 Installation code for metal roof and wall cladding

This Handbook provides information and guidelines on the selection, performance and installation of metal roof and wall cladding. Although the fixing details for roof drainage systems relate mainly to steel, though it can also be used for other materials in common use s...

AS 2050:2018 Installation of Roof Tiles

This Standard provides installers of roof tiles with specifications covering the placement and installation of roof tiles for use in domestic, commercial or light industrial applications.

AS 4576:2020 Guidelines for scaffolding

This Standard gives practical guidance for the training and certification of scaffolders, the preparation of sites for scaffolding, and the safe selection, supply, erection, alteration, dismantling, maintenance, inspection and use of scaffolding and scaffolding equipmen...

AS/NZS 5601.1:2022 Gas installations, Part 1: General installations

This Standard contains the mandatory requirements and means of compliance for design, installation and commissioning of gas installations in buildings. This Standard is applied through legislative requirements in each state and territory for the safety of gas installati...

AS/NZS 3500.1:2018 Plumbing and drainage, Part 1: Water Services

This Standard specifies requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of cold water services from a point of connection to the points of discharge, non-drinking water from a point of connection to the points of discharge. It applies to new installations as...

AS/NZS 3500.1:2021 Plumbing and drainage, Part 1: Water Services

This Standard specifies requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of cold water services from a point of connection to the points of discharge, non-drinking water from a point of connection to the points of discharge. It applies to new installations as...

AS/NZS 3500.2:2018 Plumbing and drainage, Part 2: Sanitary plumbing and drainage

This Standard specifies requirements for the design and installation of sanitary plumbing and drainage from the fixtures to a sewer, common effluent system or an on-site wastewater management system, as appropriate. It applies to new installations as well as alteration...

AS/NZS 3500.2:2021 Plumbing and drainage, Part 2: Sanitary plumbing and drainage

This Standard specifies requirements for the design and installation of sanitary plumbing and drainage from the fixtures to a sewer, common effluent system or an on-site wastewater management system, as appropriate. It applies to new installations as well as alteration...

AS/NZS 3500.3:2018 Plumbing and drainage, Part 3: Stormwater drainage

This Standard specifies requirements for materials, design, installation and testing of roof drainage systems, surface drainage systems and subsoil drainage systems to a point of connection. This Standard can be used as a means of demonstrating compliance with the requi...

AS/NZS 3500.3:2021 Plumbing and drainage, Part 3: Stormwater drainage

This Standard specifies requirements for materials, design, installation and testing of roof drainage systems, surface drainage systems and subsoil drainage systems to a point of connection. This Standard can be used as a means of demonstrating compliance with the requi...

AS/NZS 3000:2018 Electrical installations (known as the Aus/New Zealand Wiring Rules)

This Standard sets out the requirements for the design, construction and verification of electrical installations, including the selection and installation of electrical equipment forming part of such electrical installations. This Standard is applied through legislativ...

AS 3740-2010 Waterproofing of domestic wet areas

This Standard set out minimum requirements for the materials, design and installation of waterproofing for domestic wet areas.

AS 3740:2021 Waterproofing of domestic wet areas

This Standard set out minimum requirements for the materials, design and installation of waterproofing for domestic wet areas.

AS 3958.1-2007 Ceramic tiles - Guide to the installation of ceramic tiles

This Standard provides guidance on the preparation of the background and the fixing of floor and wall tiles and mosaic tiles. It also provides information on the application of tiles in swimming pools, gradients of floors, screeds and rendering and cleaning and maintena...

AS 4200.1:2017 Pliable building membranes and underlays, Part 1: Materials

This Standard sets out requirements for materials used as pliable building membranes (also known as ‘sarking’ or ‘underlay’), when used either independently or as a facing to other materials, such as insulation materials, for any one or more of the following control fun...

AS 4200.2:2017 Pliable building membranes and underlays, Part 2: Installation

This Standard sets out requirements for the installation of pliable building membranes (also known as ‘sarking’ or ‘underlay’), when used either independently or as a facing to other materials, such as insulation materials, for any one or more of the following control f...

AS 4654.1-2012 Waterproofing membranes for external above-ground use, Part 1: Materials

This Standard sets out the requirements for waterproofing membranes that are used for external aboveground applications and installed in accordance with AS 4654.2.

AS 4654.2-2012 Waterproofing membranes for external above-ground use, Part 2: Design and installation

This Standard sets out requirements for the design and installation of above-ground external waterproofing membranes for use in buildings and structures for example roofs and balconies and is also suitable for landscaped areas.

AS 1428.1-2009 Design for access and mobility, P1: Gral requirements for access - New building work

This Standard provides the minimum design requirements for building work to enable access for people with disabilities. The National Construction Code (NCC) and Disability (Access to Premises – Building) Standards (Premises Standards) refer to this Standard and other St...

AS 1428.1:2021 Design for access and mobility, P1: Gral requirements for access - New building work

This Standard provides the minimum design requirements for building work to enable access for people with disabilities. The National Construction Code (NCC) and Disability (Access to Premises – Building) Standards (Premises Standards) refer to this Standard and other St...

AS 3660.1:2014 Termite management, Part 1: New building work

This Standard sets out the requirements for the design and construction of subterranean termite management systems for new buildings and new building work. It includes solution for both physical and chemical termite management systems. Options are provided so that vario...

AS 3959:2018 Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas

This Standard specifies requirements for the construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas in order to improve their resistance to bushfire attack from burning embers, radiant heat, flame contact and combinations of the three attack forms. AS 3959 had 6 categories o...

AS 4349.0-2007 Inspection of buildings - General requirements

This Standard sets out the minimum requirements for inspection of and preparation of inspection reports on buildings and associated works by a suitably qualified inspector in order to provide advice regarding particular technical aspects of the property.

AS 3786:2014 Smoke alarms using scattered light, transmitted light or ionization

This Standard specifies the requirements, test methods and performance criteria for smoke alarms using scattered light, transmitted light or ionization, intended for household or similar residential applications.

AS 5113:2016 Classification of external walls of buildings based on reaction-to-fire performance

This Standard sets out the procedures and criteria for the classification of external walls of buildings according to their tendency to limit the spread of fire via the external wall and between adjacent buildings and limit falling debris that could be hazardous to evac...

AS 4678-2002 Earth-retaining structures

This Standard sets out requirements and recommendations relating to the design and construction of structures required to retain soil, rock, and other materials. It also includes requirements and recommendations for the reinforcement of soil and rock materials. It is re...

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