Everything you need to know about NCC 2022


Everything you need to know about NCC 2022

The National Construction Code (NCC) 2022 will be adopted in Victoria on 1 May 2023.Victorian agreed to transitional arrangements for the adoption dates of the following:

  • 1 October 2023 – New livable housing requirements.
  • 1 October 2023 – New energy efficiency and condensation mitigation requirements.
  • 1 September 2025 – New lead-free plumbing product requirements.

We encourage all practitioners to utilise the many in-depth and helpful educational resources highlighted below. By getting across these changes, we can all work towards a safer, sustainable and more accessible built environment.ABCB resource libraryAccess NCC 2022 in full through the ABCB (Australian Building Codes Board) website, as well as useful handbooks and guidance materials through the ABCB resource library.The ABCB are also providing a series of articles that give an overview of some of the key changes and new requirements that may impact your work when NCC 2022 is adopted.Updated Practice NotesThe VBA has updated the following Practice Notes to reflect NCC 2022 changes:

Energy efficiency and condensation mitigation requirementsLearn more about 7 star energy efficiency building standards by heading to the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) energy website and by accessing updated energy efficiency Practice Notes.Livable housing design requirementsHead to the ABCB website to learn about the new requirements for livable housing design.ABCB NCC 2022 webinar seriesThe five webinar recordings below were presented by the ABCB on the key changes and new provisions in NCC 2022 Volume One and Volume Two for energy efficiency and condensation management.

NCC 2022 Webinar Series: NCC 2022 and NatHERS tools

NCC 2022 and NatHERS tools

NCC 2022 Webinar Series: commercial energy efficiency

Commercial energy efficiency

NCC 2022 Webinar Series: condensation management

Condensation management

NCC 2022 Webinar Series: housing energy efficiency

Housing energy efficiency

NCC 2022 Webinar Series: apartment energy efficiency

Apartment energy efficiency

VBA NCC 2022 Roadshow webinar seriesThe VBA hosted a webinar in October 2022 to communicate the detail of NCC 2022 Volumes 1 & 2 as part of the VBA NCC 2022 Roadshow.

NCC 2022 Roadshow - Volume 1 & 2 webinar (Building)

WaterproofingThis webinar provides an overview of the waterproofing requirements applicable from 1 May 2023. It identifies the key areas of compliance to help reduce defects.

NCC 2022 - Practitioner Education Series - Waterproofing of Wet Areas