Critical NCC Changes and designing for thermal performance

Critical NCC Changes and designing for thermal performance
1 CPD NatHERS Technical

Critical NCC Changes and designing for thermal performance

09/06/2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AEST 


  • Who is Kingspan
  • Planet Passionate 
  • What is Rigid Board insulation
  • Thermal insulation Science
  • Material R-values and Total R-Value calculations
  • NCC2022 – Class 1, 2 and 4
  • NCC2019 – Changes to Section J
  • Changes to material R-Values (AS4859.1) – all classes of buildings
  • Changes to total R-values (AS4214) – NCC volume 2
  • Thermal Bridging vs Thermal Breaks
  • Designing using NatHERS requirements 
  • Kingspan Kooltherm K17 insulated plasterboard
  • Fire Compliance and rigid board behaviour in fire (AS1530.1 and AS5637)

About the Presenter


Stuart Braine

Stuart Braine is the National Specification Manager at Kingspan Insulation Australia. He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry as well as an MBA; and has been working in a sales capacity within the commercial side of the construction industry for over 20 years. Combining his academic background and professional experience, Stuart possesses extensive knowledge of plumbing and insulation products, as well as compliance issues, A&D and on-site construction methodologies. 

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