So you are building a house in a Bushfire Prone area and now you are wondering what that may mean for the future of your home or project. How much will it cost and what changes do you need to make?
In our previous articles we have discussed what a BAL rating is. If you haven't seen that article you can read it here: What is a BAL rating. But you may ask, how is a BAL rating calculated?
A Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessment is a means of measuring the severity of a building's potential exposure to the three different ways a bushfire can attack a property - ember attack, radiant heat and direct flame contact. To learn more about how these can impact a property see our article here: How a Bushfire attacks your home.