A list of helpful websites:

Housing Energy Efficiency

 

Description

The ABCB manages the National Construction Code and the energy efficiency requirements for residential construction.

Website

Australian Building Codes Board

Description

NatHERS is the national star rating scheme and is administered by the Australian Government. NatHERS sets the standards for thermal performance professionals and the software used to simulate thermal performance.

Website

Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS)

Description

BASIX is the assessment tool for residential sustainability permits in NSW.

Website

Building Sustainability Index (BASIX)

Description

ABSA is the national body which accredits thermal performance assessors and conducts quality assurance reviews of assessors.

Website

Association of Building Sustainability Assessors (ABSA)

Description

The rating system and specifications database for residential and commercial windows in Australia.

Website

Window Energy Rating Scheme (WERS)

Description

Database and specifications for insulation products.

Website

The Insulation Council of Australia and New Zealand (ICANZ)

Description

Australia’s guide to environmentally sustainable homes.

Website

Your Home Design Guide

Description

Renovations and alterations are a great opportunity
to improve the energy efficiency of your home.

Website

Sustainability Victoria

Description

A 7 star home can mean a lower cost home loan.

Website

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