The Complete Guide for Energy Efficient and Acoustic Building Solutions
The Green Book was developed as part of the Fletcher Insulation Architectural Specifier Folder. An extensive handbook to provide architects and specifiers with simple, energy efficient and cost effective solutions that meet Building Code requirements and comply to all relevant Australian Standards.
With local research and development facilities and a strong team of product developers, Fletcher Insulation can cater a solution to your specific requirements, for any project or development.
You can view the Green Book as an e-book (click here) or you can follow the steps below to download CAD files.
How to use the Green Book
Glossary of Terms
Determine which climate zone your project is located in Australia from the map below.
Climate Zone Map
Determine your BCA Building Class, 1-10 from the ‘Classes of building’ table below.
BCA Classes of Buildings
For roofs incorporating ceiling insulation and exhaust fans, flues or recessed down lights, review the BCA ceiling insulation compensation table (below) for required increase of ceiling insulation R-value.
BCA Ceiling Insulation Compensation
Determine the design conditions (‘Summer’ heat flow in or ‘Winter’ heat flow out) according to the building class, climate zone and state jurisdiction of your project. See table below.
BCA Design Conditions
Go to the Green Book Sections on the menu bar and refer to the roof, wall or floor system applicable to your construction type to determine total R-value.