Sliding fire doors: BCA Part C3 Protection of Openings Clause 3.6

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise under Part C3 of the Building Code of Australia BCA a red flashing warning light of adequate intensity and an audible warning device must be installed on both sides of  a sliding fire door. Both devices must activate in conjunction with the de-activation of the electromagnetic door holder upon activation of the heat or smoke detection (and other required suitable fire alarm systems,… Read more

Part C3: C3.2 Protection of Openings: Building Code of Australia

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Code of Australia Part C3 Protection of Openings contains Clause C3.2 Protection of Openings in External Walls. Clients will find the following information helpful in their understanding of this clause.  Building Code of Australia: Clause – Issue Can opening exist 1.4m from the boundary line in a single storey part of a multi storey Class 2… Read more

Part C3 Protection of Openings: C3.8 Openings in fire-isolated exits: BCA

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Code of Australia in Part C3 Protection of Openings contains Clause C3.8 Openings in fire isolated stairs. Designers must be aware of the provisions relative to windows in fire stairs. Building Code of Australia: Clause 3.8 – Issue Is it possible to construct a window in a fire stair that is… Read more

Sliding fire doors: BCA Part C3 Protection of Openings Clause 3.6

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise under Part C3 of the Building Code of Australia BCA a red flashing warning light of adequate intensity and an audible warning device must be installed on both sides of  a sliding fire door. Both devices must activate in conjunction with the de-activation of the electromagnetic door holder upon activation of the heat or smoke detection… Read more

BCA Part C3: Protection of Openings: C3.5 Doorways in Fire Walls

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Code of Australia (BCA) Part C3 ‘Protection of Openings: Doorways in Fire Walls’ outlines the circumstances under which fire shutters should be activated. The following information will help clients understand the circumstances applicable for fire shutter activation. Building Code of Australia: Clause – Issue How should fire shutters be automatically closed under… Read more

Part C3: C3.2 Protection of Openings: Building Code of Australia

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Code of Australia Part C3 Protection of Openings contains Clause C3.2 Protection of Openings in External Walls. Clients will find the following information helpful in their understanding of this clause.  Building Code of Australia: Clause – Issue Can opening exist 1.4m from the boundary line in a single storey part of a multi storey Class 2… Read more

Part C3: C3.5 Doorways in Fire Walls: Building Code of Australia

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Code of Australia Part C3 ‘Protection of Openings: Doorways in Fire Walls’ outlines the circumstances under which fire shutters should be activated. The following information will help clients understand the circumstances applicable for fire shutter activation. Building Code of Australia: Clause – Issue How should fire shutters be automatically closed under Part C3 of the Building Code Australia? Building… Read more

Part C3 Protection of Openings: C3.8 Openings in fire-isolated exits: BCA

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Code of Australia in Part C3 Protection of Openings contains Clause C3.8 Openings in fire isolated stairs. Designers must be aware of the provisions relative to windows in fire stairs. Building Code of Australia: Clause 3.8 – Issue Is it possible to construct a window in a fire stair that is… Read more

C3.6 Sliding fire doors: BCA Part C3 Protection of Openings

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise under Part C3 of the Building Code of Australia BCA a red flashing warning light of adequate intensity and an audible warning device must be installed on both sides of  a sliding fire door. Both devices must activate in conjunction with the de-activation of the electromagnetic door holder upon activation of the heat or smoke detection… Read more

BCA Part C3: Protection of Openings: C3.5 Doorways in Fire Walls

AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the Building Code of Australia (BCA) Part C3 ‘Protection of Openings: Doorways in Fire Walls’ outlines the circumstances under which fire shutters should be activated. The following information will help clients understand the circumstances applicable for fire shutter activation. Building Code of Australia: Clause – Issue How should fire shutters be automatically closed under… Read more