BAL Ratings 

BAL is Bushfire Attack Level; a certified bushfire consultant will need to asses your property and give you a BAL rating. Then its up to your Builder to apply the standard. 

The RFS defines the Bushfire attack level as follows;

BAL LOW- Lowest risk from a potential fire.

BAL 12.5- Risk is primarily from potential embers during a fire

BAL 19- Moderate risk, particularly from embers and burning debris.

BAL 29- High risk, particularly from embers, debris and heat.

BAL40- Very high risk. Likely to be impacted by embers, debris, heat and potentially flames.

BAL FZ-Extreme risk. Directly exposed to the flames of a potential fire front.

Fine Cut Building are experts in all aspects of BAL rated builds