Lifts & Elevators

OK, You Need A Passenger Lift In A Small Building, But Which Type? Part 15 Or Part 16?

Type 15 lifts have a maximum of 4m travel, can be constant pressure controlled, Part 16 lifts can travel up to 12mMore

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Do lifts with constant pressure operation comply with BCA DTS requirements?

Lifts with constant pressure controls do not meet the DTS requirementsMore

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What are the circulation requirements for a lift with a 90° turn?

AS1428.1-2009, Clause 6.5.1 requires a space 1500mm x 1500mm for a 90 degree turn, though the internal corner can be splayed 500mm x 500mm.More

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What type of lift do I need?

What are the options now? Clause E3.6 of the Premises Standards and the BCA outline a number of passenger lift options. More

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New Designers Responsibilities – Performance Solutions

  • July 26, 2021
  • Bruce Bromley

Please Note: This requirement is an Australian Building Codes Board directive and does not just apply to access. All performance solutions including...

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But a Swimming Pool is BCA Class 10b, or is it?

  • December 16, 2020
  • Bruce Bromley

Not in most cases contrary to the typical advice given Class 3 hotel swimming pool   This issue comes up tim...

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Specular Inclusive vs Specular Exclusive for Luminance Contrast

  • September 19, 2020
  • Tanisha Cowell

Measurement methods when testing for luminance contrast – Specular Inclusive vs Exclusive Most peop...

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