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Tag Archives: NCC Section J

How Much does an Energy Rating Cost?

Energy efficiency assessments are quite complex. The cost of finding a Building Solution is effected by many different variables. It’s a bit like getting a quote for a kitchen or bathroom – since designs and materials differ, the cost changes […]

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Industry Alert: Glazing for Energy Efficiency

The Australian Window Association has issued an Industry Alert about the “Incorrect Use of Glass Only Values for Glazing Energy Performance Ratings”. In summary, the National Construction Code defines glazing as “glass plus frames” for Energy Efficiency purposes. Modelling glass-only […]

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Verification Method JV3 Explained

JV3 Assessments are a complicated beast & not many Building Thermal Assessors know how to do them correctly. How do you check the validity of your Energy Efficiency Report to verify it’s correct? What conditions should apply to the assessment?

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NCC2013 Energy Efficiency Summary

One more year, one more set of changes to the National Construction Code (NCC)! So what’s new this time with regards to Energy Efficiency? Well, let’s find out.

Changes for Volume 1 (classes 2-9, Commercial buildings) Section J
One of the largest […]

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BCA2010 Energy Efficiency Summary

NOTE:
The Code has changed many times over the years since this article was written and the information in here isn’t current for today’s requirements. We’re keeping it here for historical reference purposes and to assist others who may want to […]

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March 2009 Energy Efficiency Update

NOTE:
The Code has changed many times over the years since this article was written and the information in here isn’t current for today’s requirements. We’re keeping it here for historical reference purposes and to assist others who may want to […]

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