Category Rules and Regulations

Fire Rating Glazing – When Do You Need It?

What happens when you require your glass components, like doors, walls and windows, to be fire resistant and fire rated? Here’s a look at when you need fire rated glazing. In today’s modern times, the use of glass in architecture and construction is becoming more and more common. Designers and clients alike are often eager to

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Backfilling Fire Door Frames

There has been a high level of confusion in the marketplace regarding backfilling fire door frames. We take a look at the ins and outs of the subject. A Little Backgroud In 2005, there were changes made to Australian Building Code Standards (AS1530.4) that required measurement of temperature rise on the fire door frame, as

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What is FSC Certification and Why Do You Need It?

You have probably heard the acronym FSC thrown around a lot in the building and construction world. But what does FSC actually mean? And why do you need FSC certification? All About FSC FSC stands for the ‘Forest Stewardship Council.’ The FSC is an international not-for-profit body (with an Australian branch) that governs the certification

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Australian Fire Door Signage Regulations

When installing fire doors in your developments and projects, it is critical that they have the appropriate fire door signage. The right signs: •    Clearly and visibly mark all fire doors for the building’s occupants and improve fire safety and awareness once the building is completed •    Ensure compliance with Australian fire door regulations set

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