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PS-02 V1.1 Roof Systems for Flame Zone Construction in Bushfire Prone Areas

 

This Position Statement establishes FPA Australia's position on the provisions from Amendment 3 (2011) to Australian Standard AS 3959-2009, Construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas regarding the design and selection of roof systems for Flame Zone construction. It also provides advice on the background and issues that support the establishment of FPA Australia's position.

 

Amendment 3 to AS 3959-2009 included changes to the provisions for roof systems for Flame Zone construction. FPA Australia (the Association) did not support these changes and subsequently voted "No" to the amendment. This Position Statement outlines the reasons for voting negative but also provides clear guidance to industry on the Association's preferred approach to the design and installation of roofing systems for Flame Zone construction.

 

PS-02 Roof Systems for Flame Zone Construction in Bushfire Prone Areas

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Published: 1/11/2012