Energy Efficiency Changes - NCC 2019

Posted by Nina Govedarica on Feb 19, 2019 12:57:29 PM

The National Construction Code (NCC), the minimum construction standards that all Australian buildings must abide by, is having an update! The newest addition was released in February 2019 and will be implemented by all States  and Territories on the 1st of May 2019. Importantly, NCC 2016, can be used to demonstrate compliance until the 1st of May 2020. So, dependant on your building surveyor agreeing, there is some breathing space.

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Topics: energy, Verification Building Method, NCC2019, BCA, energy efficiency, vurb, 6 star, NCC, energy efficiency assessment

Want a Cool House? Start with a Cool Roof

Posted by Nina Govedarica on Dec 4, 2018 11:46:23 AM

What to know what’s cool? Me. Want to know my secret? The roof above my head. Studies have shown that colour of your houses roof helps tremendously with passive heating and cooling of your home! 

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Topics: energy, energy efficient homes, energy efficient roofs, solar absorptance

Energy Efficient Homes

Posted by Nathan Peart on Dec 4, 2018 11:36:59 AM

Each building component of your building will contribute, either negatively or positively,  to the energy efficiency of your home. While all components need to work together to result in an energy efficiency home, it is important to understand the role each plays. 

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Topics: windows, home insulation, energy efficient homes