BAB dismisses appeal for alternative solution to Lacrosse cladding issue
Monday, 16 January 2017
The Building Appeals Board (BAB) has dismissed the appeals of owners and the builder that would have permitted an alternative solution to replacing the non-compliant external cladding of the Lacrosse Building.
The BAB stated that the alternative solution (which included the installation of water sprinklers, while retaining the existing combustible cladding) did not meet the relevant performance requirements of the Building Code of Australia (BCA), and was highly unusual for a building of Lacrosse's size.
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