Alterations and Additions
Section J Reports
March 29, 2017
On 3rd November 2016, NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman announced a
new strategic plan that sets out priority investment areas and potential actions
using $500 million of new funding from the $1.4 billion Climate Change Fund over
the next five years to transition to a net zero emissions future by 2050, including
Increasing BASIX targets for new homes as off July 2017
Provide ratings for homes at the point of sale (initially voluntary in 2018 and then
required by 2020)
Improve energy standards for new commercial buildings by advocating for new
Upgrade social housing by reviewing and expanding the Home Energy Action program
Investigate the introduction of energy standards for common areas in apartment
Investigate the introduction of energy standards for retail tenancies
Improve energy performance of tenanted homes
The above show that the industry is becoming more involved in the move towards environmental improvements.
We will keep you posted.
ratings for homes
point of sale
November 16, 2018
We live in an environment that hardly one aspect of a decision has effect only on this aspect and no other aspects at the same time. It is more than a...
Build / Renovate for increased Sustainability - Part 1
October 23, 2016
On February 1, COAG Energy Ministers made a commitment to lift energy ratings for new homes to 6.5 or 7 stars.
The changes are due to come into effect...
Energy standards for new homes are set to rise in 2022.
February 21, 2019
New BASIX Rules - A challenge?
May 7, 2018
BASIX - New Homes & Apartment Buildings - NSW
November 16, 2017
New BASIX Targets
November 7, 2017
BASIX Target Changes
May 28, 2017
GAS instantaneous hot water system VS ELECTRIC instantaneous hot water system.
Which is the GREENER option?
February 16, 2017
Build / Renovate for increased Sustainability - Part 3
January 30, 2017
Build / Renovate for increased Sustainability - Part 2
January 23, 2017
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November 2016 (1)
October 2016 (1)
BASIX New Targets
BASIX heating and cooling
basix certificate cost
basix tharget changes
electric hot water system
energy efficient homes
gas hot water
hot water system
thermal comfort section