Weatherproofing and Fire Separation

Event Details

  • Mar
    Weatherproofing and Fire Separation 08:30am - 04:30pm Rydges, Hobart CPD Points: 6

    Building Surveyors

Training Providers: ECO Health Solutions, SKIP Consulting and AIBS National

Join Lucinda Curran from ECO Health Solutions, Stephen Kip from SKIP Consulting and Jeremy Turner, AIBS National Technical Manager for a full day seminar taking a close look at  dampness, weatherproofing and fire separation, particularly focussed on cladding.

The topics to be covered regarding weatherproofing include:

  • A detailed analysis of building biology and how this relates to current NCC BCA 2016 provisions related to weatherproofing dampness and condensation
  • A working understanding of the features/conditions conducive to adverse dampness and weatherproofing outcomes (water damaged buildings)
  • A detailed understanding of what the code says is needed
  • A detailed understanding of what this means in terms of likely performance in service
  • A working understanding of practical steps that can derive good results
  • Knowledge of where building surveyors should be leading designers, developers and the public in relation to this aspect of building work
The topics to be covered regarding fire include:
  • What's coming in the BCA 2016 Amendment One
  • What you should know about the Senate Inquiry findings as they relate to building surveying practice
  • The Building Minister's Forum and regulatory responses to non conforming product and combustible cladding use
  • An overview of the risks involved from a building fire and live safety viewpoint
  • Case studies of Australian cladding fires and an analysis of the performance of buildings involved
  • The requirements related to low rise domestic/residential buildings including
    • attached two storey buildings cantilevered over ground floor
    • attached tow storey buildings with separating walls spanning over common property or garages
  • Implications for inspections and other means of compliance verification
  • Interactive discussion on evidence of suitability, systems documentation and construction verification document requirements

For the proposed agenda and to register Australian Institute of Building Surveyors