There are several energy efficiency and sustainability schemes for the Australian building industry. These schemes require certain certificates and reports to be delivered to LGA Councils for Development Application or Construction Certificate Applications. Eco Certificates provides with BASIX certificates, NatHERS thermal assessment, ABSA Certificates and BCA Section J report for residential and commercial buildings all across Australia.
Eco Certificates provides Australia wide expedient and affordable BASIX, BCA Section J and NatHERS services for Australian building industry professionals. We have an extensive resume of projects from across Australia in every area of our practice and enjoy a satisfied and growing client base. To get a fast and competitive quote for your requested service please contact our friendly team. You can learn more about the specifics of each scheme by reading relevant sections of our web site.
BASIX or Building Sustainability Index is a government mandatory sustainability initiative for NSW residential developments that needs to be provided in Development Applications lodged to local area councils. BASIX overrides the Volume 2 requirements of the BCA and provides a more robust and informed evaluation of the building.
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BCA Section J
Building Code of Australia Section J, Energy Efficiency, provides energy efficiency compliance requirements for BCA standard classes 2 to 9 buildings. A BCA Section J report must be compiled for every non residential development across Australia to demonstrate the development's complies with the requirements of Section J of the BCA.
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National House Energy Rating Scheme or NatHERS is the national government regulatory framework that governs the thermal simulation of the residential developments which is addressed in the BCA. To perform a NatHERS thermal assessment an ABSA Accredited Assessor must simulate the building with a NatHERS thermal simulation software package.
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