Category: Bushfire Protection

Bushfire Compliance at a Glance

Bushfire Compliance at a Glance

Weepa has a range of products to help you comply with the relevant Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) referenced in NCC:2019 Australian Building Code and published as AS3959:2018. Protecting weep holes is critical to... Read More

Bushfire Compliance in Detail

Bushfire Compliance in Detail

The Australian Building Code NCC:2019 and Australian Standards AS3959:2018 and AS1530.8.1:2018 are concerned with improving the quality of Australian buildings and the health and safety of their occupants.  In the... Read More

Ember Attack in Major Bushfires

Ember Attack in Major Bushfires

Major bushfires such as the Canberra firestorm and Black Saturday fires have focused public attention on the protection of homes and lives during future bushfires. Research into the cause of building... Read More

Plastic Products and Bushfires

Plastic Products and Bushfires

In recent years several plastic weep hole products without metal mesh have achieved compliance with AS39659:2007 via testing in accordance with in AS1530.8.1(2007).  Here at Weepa we have some serious... Read More

CSIRO Bushfire Testing

CSIRO Bushfire Testing

The design of the High Performance Bushfire Weepa was the result of extensive testing undertaken at CSIRO Manufacturing & Infrastructure Technology, Ryde. The simulated bushfire exposure consisted of radiant heat and ember... Read More


The Weepa range is subject to Intellectual Property Rights. Aust Pat Nos 713335, 762230, 2007237177, 2007215369, 2008271915, 2013211506. Aust Pat Aps 2018902177, 2019900971. International PCT AU2007/000004, PCT AU2014/000123, PCT AU2019/050629. NZ Pat No 567674. NZ Pat Ap 716834. Sth African Pat No 2008/03841. US Pat Nos 8171677, 14/908620. Canadian Pat Nos 2629033,2916320.UK Pat No1984580.Des Reg137021,150609,156915.Aust TM 775282,NZ TM 961710,US TM 1145302.