Inspector Access to Building Details & Monthly Inspections

Building Inspectors can easily manage their monthly building inspections through the BC Group Online web service. This system provides an overview of all buildings managed by the Inspector, including a list of which building inspections are yet to be completed for a specific month. Full details of each building is also available. These details include:(read more)

Client Access to Building Details & Specified Systems

Clients can easily manage their buildings through the BC Group Online web service. This system provides an overview of all buildings including the overall status of the building’s Specified Systems and the progress of each Building Warrant of Fitness. Full details of each building is also available. These details include: Building name address and map(read more)

IQP Contractor Access to Building Details & Uploading a Form 12A

IQP Contractors can easily manage their buildings through the BC Group Online web service. This system provides an overview of all buildings assigned to the IQP Contractor, including the overall status of the building’s Specified Systems that are being maintained. Full details of each building is also available. These details include: Building name address and(read more)

Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems

Fire sprinklers are designed to activate automatically when detecting certain levels of heat, dispense water where needed throughout the building and ensure rapid suppression of the fire with the intention to minimise damage to the building and ensure the safety of its occupants. Modern fire sprinkler systems have been developed over a period of more(read more)

Building Compliance Terms And Acronyms

The regulations and rules all buildings must comply with come under the umbrella of the official Building Act 2004 and its associated documents. These legal requirements are primarily focused on ensuring the safety and integrity of a building for the primary purpose of protecting the lives of those who enter it. For buildings containing Specified(read more)

The Building Warrant Of Fitness Process

Similar to a vehicle warrant of fitness, the purpose of a building warrant of fitness is to ensure the ongoing health and safety of its occupants. On a day to day basis there a aspects of a building that regularly incur wear and tear or could potentially cause harm to occupants if they failed to(read more)

Building Compliance Obligations In New Zealand

As the owner or manager of a building in New Zealand you must be able to provide evidence of the building’s ability to meet the health and safety requirements of The Building Act 2004 and its associated regulations.  As part of this process the Act requires all building owners to hold a current Building Warrant(read more)

What Is A Building Warrant Of Fitness (BWoF)?

In order to ensure the safety and integrity of a building, The Building Act 2004 states owners of buildings containing “specified systems” relating to health and safety, must have a Compliance Schedule and produce annual Building Warrant of Fitness documents verifying these specified systems have been looked after and kept in good working order. A(read more)