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current BCA, all new homes in Australia (except New South Wales) are to be designed to be rated at 6 stars for thermal efficiency. A BCA Section J Report is required by local councils and building authorities when applying for a building permit or Construction Certificate (CC). The BCA Section J Report is a document which shows how the proposed building complies with the relevant Energy Efficiency requirements of the Building Code of Australia (BCA). BCA Section J Report includes: Part J1 |   |...

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Building Construction

In building construction and in fire prevention there are organizations that have created a useful system on how to determine what type of building falls under which category. The ICC (International Code Council) and the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) create these building codes for the safety of firefighters. The two most commonly known standards for building classifications are the NFPA 5000 and also the International Building Code (IBC). The two are very similar, however, they different...

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planning construction

Property Plus Chennai Hyderabad Kochi Planning construction costs You can organise your construction costs better, by planning your expenditure in advance. To calculate your budgetary requirement initially, use tentative estimates and then detail the requirements, item wise and work wise. However, actual estimates will depend on the design proposed by the engineer / architect for your home and the prevailing cost of raw materials in the market. Assume that you buy 1200 square...

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Construction Management

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT Chapter 4 Construction contracts. Author: Paweł Kotas, Polska Construction as a service activity having many dimensions. Starting from ideas, thru find funds, investor, design construction, find contractor, phase of construction, meet the requirements which investment needs to be in use and complete facility. All these aspects are associated with large amounts of documents, permits. In this essay will be described various types of contracts between the investor and...

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Construction Practice

NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT BSc (Hons) CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT YEAR 1FT/SW BSc (Hons) CIVIL ENGINEERING AND QUANTITY SURVEYING YEAR 1 FT/SW BSc (Hons) QUANTITY SURVEYING YEAR 1 FT/SW/PT BSc (Hons) QUANTITY SURVEYING AND CONSTRUCTION COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT YEAR 1 FT/SW/PT CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE CONM10002 Date: 5 June 2012 Time: 1.30 – 4.30pm INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES Answer FOUR questions. All questions carry equal...

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Bulding Construction

Building Construction A A I T G ROUP M E M BE R S : Messay Debebe (ETR/1590/03) Said Ahmed (ETR/1590/) Zenebe Kinfe (ETR/3909/03) Rediet Solomon (ENR/4352/04) Biya Gadisa (ETR/0228/03) D E P A R T M E N T O F C I V I L E N G I N N E R I N G Acknowledgement First of all we would like to tank out teacher w/t Selam Yazew for giving us this chance to observe the hands-on Design of a building and practice what we have learned in the class room . We also would...

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Safety in Construction

BLDG1260 Construction Management Principles LECTURE 3: SAFETY IN CONSTRUCTION Riza Yosia Sunindijo Outline and aims 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 The basic of construction safety The importance of safety The evolution of construction safety Psychological aspect Behavioural aspect Situational aspect Investing in safety 1 Basic definitions What is safety? What is a hazard? What is a risk? Accident vs. incident vs. injury What are the causes of an accident? Anton, T.J. (1989). Occupational safety...

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Construction Management

Sub: Construction Management 1. Explain the dealing with owners’ supplies. 2. Write short notes in the following. a. b. c. d. Guarantee Tests Demobilization Environmental case Testing commissioning and Trial Run. 3. Describe the purchase procedure in a construction organization . 4. Explain ABC analysis for a construction organization 5. What is Risk Identification Analysis and Classification? List out the Risk avoidance and Reduction measures. 6. Illustrate the financial model for a construction...

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Sustainable Construction

The Call for Sustainable Construction The construction of buildings in the United States accounts for thirty percent of waste output annually. The construction of these buildings also consume seventy-one percent of the total electrical energy in the U.S. Due to the diminishing health of our planet, it is evident that sustainability in construction is a necessity. Sustainable, or green, buildings are not only beneficial to the planet, but also to the owner, the designer, and the builder. Sustainable...

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Green Construction

materials better than those that commonly exist from previous methods of construction? Applying the Green Matter to Construction Introduction Why does that one unique house in your area seem to be different than each stereotypical residence design? It could be because of the green building concepts that were used for its construction, seen as there are essentially countless sustainable practices being applied to construction in the world today. The major sections of innovation in the building...

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