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BCA 2013 Residential Energy Efficiency Changes

 

Although the BCA 2013 has not changed the residential energy efficiency requirements, NatHERs, the body that regulates how a rating must be conducted, has changed  some of the protocols energy efficiency assessors must follow.

I have provided the in and outs below, but if you want to skip all the technical explanations and just want to know “How does this affect me?” skip to the conclusion at the bottom.

 

ZONING RULES

When a house is entered into our energy rating program, we separate the areas of the house into “zones”. We then tell the program if the zone will be conditioned (heated or cooled) or unconditioned(No heating and Cooling).

 

BCA 2013 Commercial Energy Rating Changes

            Energy efficiency assessments for commercial projects have undergone some changes in the BCA 2013. Although none are major, it is important to ensure you are up to date with the new regulations so you can factor them into your designs.

I have provided the in and outs below, but if you want to skip all the technical explanations and just want to know “How does this affect me?” skip to the conclusion at the bottom.