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The Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) is a national framework for the purpose of regulating how Australian homes are rated for their thermal performance.
The cost and environmental impacts of heating and cooling a home can be reduced through good design and construction of new homes. Assessment of a building’s thermal performance, […]

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The Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) aims to deliver equitable, effective water and greenhouse gas reductions across NSW.
BASIX and the Planning System
An integrated part of the planning system, BASIX is implemented under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act. BASIX applies to all residential dwelling types and is part of the development application process in NSW. […]

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Australian Standards

Australian Standards relating to insulation are developed by Standards Australia. Standards Australia is the nation’s peak non-government Standards organisation. It is charged by the Commonwealth Government to meet Australia’s need for contemporary, internationally aligned Standards and related services.
The work of Standards Australia enhances the nation’s economic efficiency, international competitiveness and contributes to community demand for a safe and sustainable environment. […]

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National Construction Code

The National Construction Code ‘NCC’ is an initiative of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) developed to incorporate all on-site building and plumbing requirements into a single code. The NCC sets the minimum requirements for the design, construction and performance of buildings throughout Australia.
The NCC provides the minimum necessary requirements for safety, […]

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