We offer comprehensive coverage throughout Australia, including offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, delivering high level project outcomes with our teams of experts. Our services are across four primary areas: building code consulting, universal design and accessibility, fire safety engineering and energy + sustainability engineering.


With more than 150 combined years of building regulations and National Construction Code / Building Code of Australia (BCA) experience gained in private enterprise, local and state government, our Building Code experts are uniquely positioned to provide Building Regulations Consultancy to all building and facility stakeholders including Owners, Architects, Developers, Builders, Strata Plans, and Public Sector Authorities.

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Our universal design and accessibility experts taking a leading role in the delivery of specialist services. From keeping up to date with latest code and regulations, taking account of the Disability Discrimination Act, responding all levels of Livable Housing Standards, performance based solutions, events planning, to design access and building upgrades.

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Our Fire Engineers have a wealth of experience across a vast range of project types and sizes. Our key strengths in fire science and technology, coupled with our comprehensive understanding of the regulatory framework, enables us to offer fire safety engineering services to our clients that are at the cutting edge of technology and innovation.

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We provide specialised consultancy services and reporting in the field of building energy efficiency and Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD). Our work spans includes Section J Reports, JV3 Alternative Solutions, BASIX / NatHERS, NABERS and Green Star.

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Fire Testing + Assessment Services

Jensen Hughes has acquired Warringtonfire Australia*, a leading fire testing and fire safety engineering consulting firm in Australia, from Element Materials Technology. This carve out from the international operations of Element is specific to the Australian business which was established following the purchase of the Fire Testing Laboratory business from Exova and the acquisition of Defire’s Fire Safety Engineering operation in 2017.

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*The name "Warringtonfire" and its associated IP and branding is used by Warringtonfire Australia Pty Ltd in Australia under licence from Warringtonfire Testing and Certification Limited (based in the UK) for a transitional period following the acquisition of Warringtonfire Australia Pty Limited. The Warringtonfire Testing and Certification Limited continues to own the rights to "Warringtonfire" and continues to operate the global "Warringtonfire business" outside of Australia.