The Property Council’s exclusive briefing, with an opportunity for your input on potential changes to the energy efficiency provisions to Volume One of the National Construction Code (NCC) in 2019. The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB), in consultation with government and industry stakeholders such as the Property Council of Australia, Green Building Council of Australia and Master Builders Association has been undertaking a significant suite of work relating to the advancement of the energy efficiency provisions in the NCC for Commercial building classifications. These changes will be considered as part of the NCC 2019 update.
This work stems from the ABCB’s response to Measure 31 of the Council of Australian Governments’ National Energy Productivity Plan (NEPP). Energy Action have been engaged by the ABCB to investigate and provide recommendations on:
• Improving the reference building verification method (JV3);
• Introducing NABERS and Green Star as New Verification Methods;
• Strengthening the existing Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions; and
• Providing Better Guidance for Compliance.
Hear from expert Dr Paul Bannister of Energy Action and the ABCB on proposed technical changes to the energy efficiency provisions and have your say. We need your input to ensure industry is ready and supports changes that will achieve real energy and greenhouse gas savings once implemented a suite of supporting education material.