Codes and Standards

Steel can provide superior quality,
safety and security to your building
or dwelling.

NASH  Standards (deemed-to-satisfy solutions)

NASH Standard - Residential and Low-rise Steel Framing, Part 1: Design Criteria (2006)

NASH Standard - Residential and Low-rise Steel Framing, Part 2: Design Solutions (2014)

NASH Standard - Steel Framed Construction in Bushfire Areas (2014)


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Other Codes and Standards

National Construction Code (NCC)

        Volume One - Class 2 - 9 Buildings

        Volume Two - Class 1 and 10a Buildings

AS/NZS 1170 series   Minimum design loads on structures

AS 1397                    Continuous hot-dipped metallic coated steel sheet and strip - Coatings of zinc alloyed with aluminium and magnesium

AS 3660                    Termite management

AS 3700                    Masonry Code

AS 4055                    Wind loads for housing

AS/NZS 4600            Cold-formed steel structures


Other References

NASH Handbook - Residential and Low-Rise Steel Framing (2009)

NASH Handbook - Design Solutions for Fire Resistance and Sound Insulation: Part 1 (2018)

Design of Cold-formed Steel Structures (to AS/NZS 4600), by Gregory J. Hancock

The Use of Steel in Homes, Published by the Australian Steel Institute (ASI)