Mobile Technology Keeps Construction to Code
In the Australian construction industry, we pride ourselves on our building standards. We construct safe, world-class buildings and have an incredibly lucrative industry.
That doesn’t mean, however, that it’s easy.
Safety and precision come at a cost and, with standards changing and codes difficult to decipher and sometimes even unknown, a building site can turn into a maze of restrictions and liabilities.
Mobile technology is, however, filling the gap and helping construction workers to meet our high building codes with ease. Today, there is a website, an app, or a program for just about anything – from finding a restaurant to finding a partner. The construction industry has been wading into mobile technology in order to run sites more efficiently for some time and now a new tool aims to offer even more efficiency to residential sites.
The NCC Standards Interactive house is set to make its mark on the Australian industry, acting as a ‘visual standard reference’ for residential sites. The mobile tool references the Australian National Construction Code (NCC) and can inform contractors in real terms what codes need to be upheld in both building and plumbing sectors...