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Termites, often referred to as ‘white ants’, serve an important function in nature by feeding off dead trees and converting them into organic matter. Unfortunately for us, the wood in buildings and...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
19 Sep 2019
Who can obtain a restricted plumbing permit? Only licensed electrical workers and licensed gas fitters are eligible to obtain a restricted plumbing permit. Applicants for a restricted plumbing permit...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
18 Sep 2019
This industry bulletin has been issued to provide information on new deemed-to-satisfy (DTS) provisions for fire sprinkler systems. The DTS provisions have been included in the 2019 National...
Building and Energy
Bulletin
13 Sep 2019
Reforms to the building approval process for single residential buildings in Western Australia – Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement seeks comment on three options for reforming the building...
Building and Energy
Consultations / public comment
12 Sep 2019
This bulletin provides information to builders, building surveyors, structural engineers, truss manufacturers and others involved in the specification, design and installation of timber truss and...
Building and Energy
Bulletin
03 Sep 2019
This miscellaneous technical note has been issued to provide clarification and advice to the plumbing industry in Western Australia (WA) about the following topics: 1 - Water Services Providers’...
Building and Energy
Technical standards
23 Aug 2019
This technical note has been issued to provide advice to the Western Australian plumbing industry about the connection of main drains into vacuum sewer systems. In areas where vacuum sewer systems...
Building and Energy
Technical standards
23 Aug 2019
This technical note has been issued to clarify the current support and fixing requirements in the Deemed to Satisfy Provisions of the Plumbing Code of Australia. These are listed in AS/NZS 3500:2003...
Building and Energy
Technical standards
23 Aug 2019
This technical note has been published to provide information and list mandatory procedures about the disinfection of drinking water storage tanks and water supply pipes as set out in AS/NZS 3500.1:...
Building and Energy
Technical standards
23 Aug 2019
This application form is suitable for a Western Australian indentured apprentice or non-apprentice (trainee) who has completed either a plumbing apprenticeship or a Certificate III in gasfitting plus...
Building and Energy
Form – application
21 Aug 2019
This technical note has been issued to clarify the general installation requirements of water heaters, including the correct termination of drain lines from temperature/pressure-relief valve and...
Building and Energy
Technical standards
14 Aug 2019
This brochure is designed to advise builders, gas fitters and consumers where gas-fired barbecues and patio heaters may be installed and used safely. This information does not take precedence over...
Building and Energy
Brochure
14 Aug 2019
Guidelines for applying for owner-builder approval from the Building Services Board.
Building and Energy
Form – application
14 Aug 2019
What should I do if I’m experiencing some delays on my contract? Record demand in the WA building industry over the past two years has put unprecedented pressure on builders, subcontractors, trades...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
13 Aug 2019
In April 2014, Guidelines were published for the safe management of high voltage electrical installations. The purpose of the document was to provide advice to ‘responsible persons’ for premises with...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
13 Aug 2019
Explanatory notes Purpose of this document This document details the application and renewal processes for the designation of Inspectors (Electricity) in Western Australia. It also sets out the...
Building and Energy
Guide / handbook
13 Aug 2019
Make sure you use a licensed gas fitter whenever you have gasfitting work done. Is your gasfitter licensed? Make sure you use a licensed gas fitter whenever you have gasfitting work done. In Western...
Building and Energy
Brochure
13 Aug 2019
Buidling and Energy has developed this Code of Practice for Persons working on or near energised electrical installations (the Code). The Code commences on the day the Electricity (Licensing)...
Building and Energy
Code of practice
12 Aug 2019
This document aims to assist people designated or planning to be designated as an inspector (gas). It provides information on the designation; the powers and limitations of an inspector (gas) under the Energy Coordination Act 1994; and the principles and practices that an inspector (gas) is expected to follow when carrying out their duties.
Building and Energy
Code of practice
12 Aug 2019
The Plumbers Licensing Board through Building and Energy is responsible for licensing and regulating plumbing work across Western Australia. The Board authorises licensed plumbing contractors to...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
12 Aug 2019
The Community expects the electrical appliances they use to be safe. This fact sheet summarises electrical safety laws for importing, selling or hiring out electrical appliances and equipment in...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
08 Aug 2019
Western Australia's Building Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) require the owner of a dwelling to have compliant smoke alarms installed: prior to the sale or transfer of ownership; where a dwelling...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
08 Aug 2019
The cost of building a house can be affected by the nature of the site. It is wise to investigate the suitability of the site before selecting a block of land. When choosing a block When selecting a...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
08 Aug 2019
A guide for those entering into a contract for home building and associated works. When does the Home Building Contracts Act apply? The Home Building Contracts Act 1991 (the Act) regulates contracts...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
08 Aug 2019
Is your plumber licensed? Only plumbers who hold appropriate licences issued by the Plumbers Licensing Board (the Board) can legally carry out regulated plumbing work (water supply, sanitary and...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
08 Aug 2019

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