Regulations

There are several areas of regulations that control the quality, safety and suitability of products and practices. Albany Insulation prides itself in adhering to all relative regulations. All of our products are independently tested to their relevant regulation or standard.


Standards Australia

Standards Australia is the Australian Government�s as peak standards body. It develops Australian Standards� of public benefit and national interest, which covers almost all products and services available.

Here is a list of relevant standards to the insulation industry:
AS/NZS 4859.1:2002: Materials for the thermal insulation of buildings - General criteria and technical provisions

For further information, please visit the Standards Australia website.
http://www.standards.com.au/


BCA

The Building Codes of Australia (BCA�s) are a set of codes designed to regulate the standard of building in Australia.

For further information, please visit the website for the Australian Building Codes Board.
http://www.abcb.com.au


6 Star

The 6 Star program is a Federal Government initiative to increase the efficiency of buildings. This is designed to work in conjunction with the BCA�s and to be is different in each state. The local State Government for each state is the best source of information.

For further information, please refer to the following websites.
http://www.sustainabilitywa.com.au/bca-regulations-residential-buildings/6-star-energy-efficiency-regulation-update-western-australia