This section contains information on timber design and construction compliance related to fire, acoustics, building classes, environmental impact, thermal performance and quality assurance. Additionally, it specifically covers MRTFC (Multi-Residential Timber Framed Construction) and AS 1684, a four-part Australian Standard covering compliance for timber framing.
AS 1684 User Guide 2 - Temporary bracing
AS 1684 User Guide 3 - Simplified tie-downs
Recommendations are provided for extending the use of the Standard to cover wall heights up to 3600 mm.
AS 1684 User Guide 5 - Fixing of top of bracing walls
AS 1684 User Guide 6 - Roof truss tie-down
AS 1684 User Guide 7 - Ridgeboard and hip rafter tie-down
AS 1684 User Guide 8 - Masonry anchor tie-down
AS 1684 User Guide 9 - Fixing of bottom of hardboard bracing walls
AS 1684 User Guide 10 - Distribution of racking forces via diaphragms and bracing walls
/node/492/The Building Code of Australia (BCA) building classes have been developed to ensure that all constructed objects confirm to a minimum level of safety.