Energy efficiency: understanding Section J and NCC 2019 changes

Cost CPD points Duration* Exam Required
$53.64 1 54 Mins Yes

Course details
This webinar will cover changes to the National Construction Code (NCC), with a special focus on Section J which sets out the requirements for energy efficiency of buildings. NCC 2019 introduced a direct reference to thermal bridging for the first time in Australian construction industry’s history, directly impacting thermal performance of most buildings.

Learn how the new requirements will impact thermal compliance, traditional wall design, Façade U-Value modelling and work of ESD consultants.

Key topics to be covered include:

Basic principles of thermal insulation
Section J update and impact on Energy Efficiency
NZS 4214 – effects of thermal bridging and R-values
Façade U-value modelling
Impact on ESD consultants
Performance Solutions vs Deem to Satisfy

All course content is curated by the Green Building Council of Australia. Designed for maximum flexibility, this course allows you to study anytime, anywhere.

Exam Requirements
This course requires you to sit for an exam to obtain the CPD points. The exam comprises of 3 questions and has a time limit of 30 mins to complete.

All exams are multiple choice and questions are based on module content.

If you have any questions regarding any of these online courses please feel free to contact the GBCA Office on +612 8239 6200 or send us an email.

* Duration refers to the associated video content length of time. If there is no video it refers to the time limit of the associated exam. All pricing exludes GST.