Moisture Ingress & Drainage Requirements – Healthy Homes Standard

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Moisture Ingress & Drainage Requirements – Healthy Homes StandardGround Moisture Barrier The tenancy premises must have an efficient ground moisture barrier if practicable to install. Drainage and Gutters The tenancy premises must have a drainage system that efficiently drains stormwater, surface water, and groundwater to an appropriate outfall. The drainage system must include proper gutters, downpipes, and flows […]

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The Heating Requirements According to Healthy Homes Standard

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The Heating Requirements According to Healthy Homes StandardHeating Device A fixed heating device (with a thermostat) must be installed in the living area sufficient to reach a temperature at least 18°C. Online Heating Tool Statement The fixed heating device in the living room must comply with the Tenancy Services online heating assessment tool by having a heating statement. […]

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The Latest Insulation Standard According to Healthy Homes Standard

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Insulation - Healthy Homes Standard

The Latest Insulation Standard According to Healthy Homes StandardWhat rental homes need topping up from the 2016 Standard?Refers to the 2016 Insulation Standards, existing ceiling insulation of 70mm-120mm was compliant. If any top-up is needed, it must be topped up to the 2008 Building Code level of a 120mm minimum.Insulation LevelsAll private rental properties must […]

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