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DA CC approval

FAQs about Development Application and Construction Certificate

How does the Development Application and Construction Certificate process work? Each project is different. The basic process is DA, then CC. The process is basically overseen by the builder or building designer who may be an architect or a project manager. Whoever is looking after it relies on the skills…
architec engineer

Do I need an engineer or Architect? Are they Different?

Engineers and Architects are consultants who play an important part in the construction industry. Both are needed to get the detail of a shed building project from your head onto paper or data files that enable others to interpret both what is to be built and how. The Architect takes…
shed contract

What’s included in my shed quote?

When you get a shed quote or a price for an industrial building, it is really just the beginning of a longer process. You can get a shed quote and think it is very reasonable, only to find later that this could be less than half of the final finished…
factory concrete wall

Do I Need Concrete Wall Panels on My Shed?

The short answer is no. Concrete wall panels are not needed for the sake of the building itself. However, they are a good, fire-rated element of building which has basically replaced brick construction in recent times. This mainly because of cost effectiveness and the obvious time-saving advantage. Concrete walls (sometimes…
big shed sizes

Do you have standard shed sizes?

The answer is yes and no. If you want a standard shed then yes you can get standard industrial shed sizes and heights which work out fairly economically. However in the industrial sector most sheds are made to order. They are custom built to suit your requirements and the bay…
DIY Factory

Should I Attempt to Build My Own Shed?

The hidden costs of DIY sheds. Taking on a building project to do it yourself when such activity is not your core skill is false economy. This holds true for both money and time. It is well known by those with experience building your own factory for instance, when you…
Too much steel

Is Over Engineering Adding To Your Costs?

Efficient structural engineering results in better bottom line. The problem with over-engineering is that you pay more and get the same result – same shed, for more cost. It is not just a question of lightening up the beams, it’s a question of getting the delicate balance between strength and weight. To…
washbay roof

New Washbay for RMS

… and a bit of Shade for the Snakes This project involved not only some clever structural steelwork but also some fancy footwork dodging black snakes! Thankfully with a mutual respect between our workers and the snakes, the job at Wilsons Valley Jindabyne got built, and the snakes all got…
School Walkways

Parkview Public School Covered Walkway

What do you do with rickety timber walkways? New walkways were recently installed at Parkview Public School in Leeton to replace existing timber structures.To be fair, the walkways had been built a long time ago. However, as posts had been located outside the roof of the structure, the elements had…
Covered outdoor learning area for Albury Highschool

Albury High School Covered Outdoor Learning Area

Built in 2009, This school COLA is an example of our long history of covered outdoor areas at schools all across NSW. One of our first projects lifted by crane, Asset has since gone on to more advanced and specialized systems, including no welding on-site and complete bird-proofing systems.
Alternate side-view of educational COLA at Finley public school

Finley High School Covered Outdoor Learning Area

Built in December 2016, Finley High School COLA was built as a large cover over the concrete area between school buildings. Features included Galvanized steel with no welding on-site, and bird-proofing to protect children from bird droppings. Built with solid structure and roof, this outdoor cover will protect children from…

Masada College Covered Walkway

Another School covered walkway built in January 2018. A fantastic effort by the team, this was installed in under 2 days once on-site. Built with Asset Building’s special custom designed Walkway system, this is now used by the college to walk safely between buildings no matter the weather without getting…

Griffith City Dog Pound Building

A fantastic shelter has been built to provide the best care for the dogs & cats of the Griffith Region. Built in 2017, this state-of-the-art setup includes air-conditioning & underfloor heating to keep the animals safe & comfortable in the weather extremes of the Riverina.   Built with a similar…

Industrial Warehouse Shed, Leeton NSW

If passers-by are wondering what that fancy new structure is in Leeton’s industrial estate, that’s a new warehouse & offices building for one of Australia’s best wholesalers of food hygiene & safety products (www.foodcaresystems.com.au).   This is a large Industrial Shed built in Leeton, NSW, for warehouse storage use. Built…
Arial view of helicopter hangar building

Rotor Solutions Commercial Helicopter Hangar

Congratulations Rotor Solutions! Asset Building Systems is pleased to have completed construction of Rotor Solutions helicopter hangar commercial building in Albury, and extends congratulations for their expansion. Rotor Solutions carry out aerial agriculture work between Melbourne & Bathurst.Rotor Solutions Hugh & Monique Acton-Adams hosted the official opening on Saturday 25th…
Bird-proof COLA at Tullamore school in NSW

Covered Outdoor Learning Area at Tullamore School

In July 2014, Asset Building Systems constructed a COLA (Covered Outdoor Learning Area) at Tullamore Central School, NSW. This COLA was built with an Asset light-weight box-section system, with all bird-nesting places eliminated, to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience for the school children and teachers. Is your school needing…
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