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Tech Article: Thermal bridging within residential building design

Tech Article: Thermal bridging within residential building design In our recent tech series “The impact of thermal bridging on building elements”, it was proven that the use of NCC2019 thermal bridging provision can result in a significant reduction in building fabric performance. In this tech article, we will explore what would happen if similar thermal… Read more »

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Staff Profile: Robert Romanous

Robert has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Technology Sydney, with a Diploma in Engineering Practice. During his studies and at BCA Energy he has focused on the sustainable design, thermal comfort and energy efficiency of residential and commercial buildings. Robert has an interest in finding solutions to problems relating to balancing… Read more »

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Tech Article: The Impact of Thermal Bridging on Building Elements

Under the new NCC2019 Section J requirements, the introduction of thermal bridging allowance can result in a significant reduction in calculated building fabric performance. The following article explores this change and its impact on how Section J insulation can achieve compliance. All Section J reports assessed under NCC2019 must contain thermal bridging calculations to demonstrate… Read more »

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Section J NCC 2019 Changes and Impacts – Façade Performance

Section J NCC 2019 is well and truly here, and as the deadline for the current transition period comes to an end on the 1st of May 2020, we look at what we have learned over the last 10 months. Including what are the key changes, and what are the major impacts that they may have… Read more »

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NCC 2019 upcoming changes – Energy Efficiency / Section J Compliance

NCC 2019 is here. Are you prepared for the biggest overhaul of the decade under the Energy Efficiency provision? Find out what it means for your current and upcoming projects.   Why the change? To align with the COAG National Energy Productivity Plan, the revised Section J provision aims to reduce greenhouse gas emission and… Read more »

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