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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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BCA Energy Presents CPD Section J Course to Geoform Architects

On the 6th of September 2018, BCA Energy Director Michael May and Energy consultant Robert Romanous presented a CPD course, Pathways to compliance to Geoform Architects. Geoform architects is a small architectural and interior design studio who pride themselves on taking on a variety of projects, whilst not limiting their niche or themselves. Geoform focuses… Read more »

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BCA Energy Presents CPD Course – “A Pathway to Compliance”

On the 12th June 2018, BCA Energy Director Michael May and the Manager of Energy Services, Bill Liu attended the Bergstrom Architects office in North Sydney  to present a CPD course called A Pathway to Compliance. Bergstrom Architects is an architectural and interior design firm specialised in hospitality and commercial projects, such as restaurants, hotels,… Read more »

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