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We have recently held discussions to collaborate with the Australian Building Codes Board and Property Council of Australia in relation to industry working groups, in particular for the planned updates to Section J, National Construction Code, due to be released in 2019.

We are very fortunate to have specialists within the CIBSE ANZ region volunteer network, who can make a difference.  Steven Mairs, CIBSE QLD Chair, most recently volunteered to assist with the Standards Australia's Technical Committee HE-017, Medical Gas Systems.  Please consult your local Chapter or Regional Chair if you have a particular specialism and would like to participate in future industry groups.

The following Building Services related Standard’s documents are currently available for public comment.  We encourage you to get involved and comment to improve the quality and technical content that will change engineering for tomorrow.

Draft Publication Comment
Close Date
AS/NZS 3500.1   Plumbing and drainage, Part 1: Water Services     07/12/2017
AS/NZS 3500.4 Plumbing and drainage, Part 4: Heated water services    07/12/2017
AS/NZS 3500.2 Plumbing and drainage, Part 2: Sanitary plumbing and drainage 07/12/2017
AS 1670.3 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning   05/12/2017
AS/NZS 5141 Residential air-conditioning systems - Minimum application requirements for energy efficiency 01/12/2017
AS 4428.6 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - Control and indicating equipment             09/11/2017

To comment on the draft standard, go to Standards Australia’s Public Commenting Portal and search for the draft publication.

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