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To represent the interests of the total industry in raising the standard of waterproofing in Australia by becoming the 'central source' of knowledge, augmented by members experience to mentor continuous change.
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Insurance statistics have shown the highest number of waterproofing failures are balconies, terraces, rooftops in high rise dwellings and commercial buildings. The design criteria in many of these buildings lack appreciation of water control. [...]
The question has been raised regarding requirements for venting of the roofs on this building. The following points should be noted: 1) It is not the roof membrane which determines whether vents are required or [...]
In a surprise reversal of the Victorian Building Regulations 2017 Draft the reforms to help correct the chronic waterproofing failures in buildings have been scrapped. The rationale for the reversal was feedback from the Building [...]