New fact sheet – Roof-mounted evaporative coolers

From 8 April 2016 new roof-mounted evaporative coolers being installed on residential buildings that are located in a designated bush fire prone area must be fitted with non-combustible covers.

The Building Commission has produced a new fact sheet Roof-mounted evaporative coolers to explain the risks and requirements.

For further information please contact the Building Commission on 1300 489 099 or email

Building and Energy
Department News
11 Apr 2016

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