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 prevent sparks and embers entering the wall cavity and causing unseen ignition of combustable materials in the cavity and the roof.
For installation during construction:
The High Performance Bushfire Weepa meets BAL-LOW, BAL-A12.5, BAL-A19.
The New Generation Bushfire Weepa (available August 2019) meets BAL-LOW, BAL-A12.5, BAL-A19, BAL-A29, BAL-A40.If you need to meet BAL-A29 and BAL-A40 before the New Generation Bushfire Weepa is available, please contact our friendly Customer Service Team on 07 3844 3744 for help with a solution.
The Stainless Steel Weepa meets all levels, BAL-LOW, BAL-A12.5, BAL-A19, BAL-A29, BAL-A40 and BAL-FZ.
For retrofit to existing homes:
The Protector Weep Hole Screen meets all levels, BAL-LOW, BAL-12.5, BAL19, BAL29, BAL-40 and BAL-FZ.
Bushfire Compliance in detail.