Internal wall insulation on commercial projects can be expensive an inconvenient. Download this factsheet to find out how a JV3 assessment removes the need for insulation between conditioned and non conditioned spaces here.
Learn the difference between commercial assessment methods – JV3 and DTS. And how JV3 assessments could save you thousands of dollars.
There is maximum amount of lighting, measured in watts, you can install in your new home or alteration and addition. Download this fact sheet to find out more.
There are 3 different assessment methods available for residential projects. Which one is right for you? Download this fact sheet to find out more about 6 star, elemental provisions and verification method assessments.
The Verification Method is becoming an increasingly popular way to assess energy effciency due to the large costs savings offered over the more traditional methods. Download this fact sheet to find out more about the Verification Method.
The elemental provisions, or Deemed To Satisfy as it used to be called, provides the least flexible way to achieve compliance of energy efficient home design elements but can still be useful in some circumstances, particularly light weight constructions. The elemental provisions dictate the insulation or performance levels you need
Sustainability WA can work with you to tailor an alternative solution for BCA energy efficiency compliance with the Verification using a Reference Building assessment method (VURB). This alternative gives you flexibility to meet energy efficiency compliance and good energy efficient home design by using both the Deemed-to-Satisfy Elemental Provisions method
One pathway for proving that you house or building project has met the minimum energy efficient home design standard is to gain a 6 star rating (The minimum energy efficient star rating) using House Energy Rating Software(HERS). This sophisticated software analyses your building plans and assesses the heating and cooling
Hi From the Sustainability WA Team Energy efficient home plans for alterations and additions will change on May 1st 2015. If you have any projects that will require building license approval after that date, you need to start making changes to the way you document your plans and estimation of costs