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AS (Incorporating Amendment No. 1). Termite management. Part 1: New building work. AS This is a free 8 page. Changes to AS relating to termite management for pre-construction from 1 May This article was provided by AEPMA. The AS From the 1st of May the above Standard replaces AS If you are doing Pre-construction work you should get a copy of AS if you .
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REMINDER: AS Termite Management Part 1: New Building Work
This is now under Section 7 of AS All ass working in termite management at construction should have a copy of this Standard. The AS suite of Standards were reviewed and updated in Subfloor voids and undercroft areas that in general terms have a working height of mm or more, would be easy to enter to re-apply a protection system; so only if the working height is less than mm will an additional method of installation be required.
Assessment criteria for termite management systems The Committee will now turn its attention to AS Subscribe to our mailing list to get the updates to your email inbox. Further information and clarification can be obtained from your termite management systems’ manufacturers or product resellers. It provides a range of options for termite management that can be implemented during the construction of buildings.
There has been a transition period from the previous Standards to the New Standards, which will end on 30 April Depending on the construction methods and site conditions, additional requirements will be necessary for service penetrations through the concrete slab. Assessment criteria for termite management systems.
Few members will need ad copy of this Standard. Ensure your builder is quoting the relevant section of AS Changes to AS This means that as of 1 May you will 33660.1 required to comply with the new version of AS In some parts of Australia, it is common practice not to tie the slab to the footings, therefore an entry point exists in the cavity as the slab is not classed as being monolithic.
In this instance, further protection would be required. Each of these are “components” which, when integrated, will form a “full termite management system”. Both revised documents are part of a series on termite management: The two documents have been developed for use in the National Construction Code and as a tool to assist builders, designers, regulators, manufacturers, installers, and assessors to provide constructions with managed termite ss across Australia.
Representatives az government, industry, professional and consumer organisations constituted the Standards Australia technical committee BD Termites.
Changes to AS relating to termite management for pre-construction from 1 May
In practical terms, if an area cannot be easily re-treated, it is concealed and inaccessible. New building work; which is a published document that provides a range 36601 options for termite management that can be implemented during the construction of buildings and needs to 366.01 followed.
In relation to pavers on sand, these could be lifted and a treatment applied, however if they are on concrete, they would require a different approach. Questions have arisen around Section 7 of AS If a concrete slab is used as a component of a system, it in itself will not provide a complete termite management system.
AEPMA’s concern is not about broader building practises, and whether a builder will construct the building to the correct Code or Specification, or if a certifier will accept something less than the Australian Xs.
What does this mean?
Please input your email: It provides a clear path for compliance with AS AEPMA’s interpretation of Concealed and Inaccessible Areas Concealed and inaccessible areas are any section of a structure that are not accessible for visual inspection, or application of a termite management treatment, without the treatment being invasive.
We would like to thank all AEPMA members who participated in the Standards development including making representations. New Building Work replaces the edition from