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2019 National Construction Code

The National Construction Code (NCC) has moved to a three year amendment cycle which resulted in an unprecedented level of changes that affect the residential building industry.

Key changes outlined to the NCC Vol 1 & 2 and changes to the Australian Standards

  • Introduction to NCC 2019 changes – Volume One
  • Introduction to the NCC 2019 changes – Volume Two
  • Breakdown of changes – Parts 3.0 - Part 3.5
  • Breakdown of changes – Parts 3.7 - Part 3.11
  • Changes to the NCC Performance Provisions
  • NCC 2019 digitisation and readability changes
  • Changes to NCC Volume 1 2019 from a manufacturers' perspective
  • Changes to NCC Volume 2 2019 from a manufacturers' perspective
  • Independent Hardware Group presentation
  • Changes to energy efficiency for houses and product evidentiary requirements
  • Australian Standards changes
  • Breakdown of changes – Section C - Section F
  • Breakdown of changes – Section G - Section J

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Introduction to NCC 2019 – Volume One

This video provides an overview of the major changes for the National Construction Code (NCC) Volume One.

Section A Governing Requirements and Performance Provisions

Introduction to NCC 2019 changes – Volume One

Section A Governing Requirements and Performance Provisions

Intro to NCC 2019 changes – Volume Two

This video provides an overview of the major changes for National Construction Code (NCC) Volume Two.

Changes to the Section 1/Section A Governing Requirements

Introduction to NCC 2019 changes - Volume Two

Changes to the Section 1/Section A Governing Requirements

Breakdown of changes 
– Parts 3.0 - Part 3.5

This video provides a detailed description of the changes to Parts 3.0 (structural provisions), Part 3.1 Earthworks and retaining walls, Part 3.3 Masonry provisions, Part 3.4 Framing and Part 3.5 Roofing and Wall cladding.

Breakdown of changes – Parts 3.0 - Part 3.5

Breakdown of changes – Parts 3.0 – Part 3.5

Breakdown of changes – Parts 3.0 - Part 3.5

Breakdown of changes
– Parts 3.7 – Part 3.11

This video provides a description of the changes to Parts 3.7 Fire Safety and new provisions for cantilevered separating walls, Part 3.8 New Condensation provisions and revised Sound Insulation provisions and Parts 3.9 and New Part 3.10.

Breakdown of changes – Parts 3.7 – Part 3.11

Breakdown of changes – Parts 3.7 – Part 3.11

Breakdown of changes – Parts 3.7 – Part 3.11

Changes to the NCC Performance Provisions

This video provides a description of the changes to the NCC Performance Requirements, the new Verification Methods included in the code and the ongoing work to provide more clarity to the NCC performance provisions.

NCC 2019 Digitisation and Readability Changes

This video provides a description from the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) on the readability changes they have incorporated for NCC 2019, the advanced digitisation of the online version of the NCC and what to expect for NCC 2022.

Changes to the NCC Performance Provisions

Changes to the NCC Performance Provisions

Changes to the NCC Performance Provisions

NCC 2019 Digitisation and Readability Changes

NCC 2019 Digitisation and Readability Changes

NCC 2019 Digitisation and Readability Changes

Changes to NCC Volume 1 2019 from a manufacturers perspective
- James Hardie

This video provides a run down on how the NCC 2019 Volume One changes affect James Hardie range of products and systems.

NCC Volume 1 2019 from a manufacturers perspective

Changes to NCC Volume 1 2019 from a manufacturers perspective

NCC Volume 1 2019 from a manufacturers perspective

Changes to NCC Volume 2 2019 from a manufacturers perspective - James Hardie

This video provides a run down on how the NCC 2019 Volume Two changes affect James Hardie range of products and systems.

NCC Volume 2 2019 from a manufacturers perspective

Changes to NCC Volume 2 2019 from a manufacturers perspective

NCC Volume 2 2019 from a manufacturers perspective

Independent Hardware Group presentation

This video provides information about the Independent Hardware Group, their commitment to the building industry and to trades and what services they offer.

Independent Hardware Group presentation

Independent Hardware Group Presentation

Independent Hardware Group presentation

Changes to energy efficiency for houses and product evidentiary requirements

This video also provides an introduction of split heating and cooling load limits, the blower door test method and changes to the reference building method.

Energy efficiency for houses and product requirements

Changes to energy efficiency for houses and product evidentiary requirements

Energy efficiency for houses and product requirements

Australian Standards changes

This video provides a detailed breakdown of the changes to Australia Standards referenced in the NCC, including standards relating to roofing, cladding and bushfires.

Australian Standards changes

Australian Standards changes

Australian Standards changes

Breakdown of changes – Section C - F

This video shows changes to Section C Fire Safety provisions for cantilevered separating walls, the new mandatory sprinkler protection changes for Class 2 and 3 buildings and more.

Breakdown of changes - Section C to Section F

Breakdown of changes - Section C to Section F

Breakdown of changes - Section C to Section F

Breakdown of changes – Section G - Section J

This video provides a detailed description of the changes to new occupiable roof top spaces provisions and the substantive changes to the Section J energy efficiency provisions.

Breakdown of changes - Section G to Section J

Breakdown of changes - Section G to Section J

Breakdown of changes - Section G to Section J
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