News Features

News Features

 

July 2015 Australian Sustainable Build Environment Council Position on National Construction Code 2016

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June 2015 The battle to keep potentially lethal building products out of Australia

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November 2014 Australian Sustainable Build Environment Council supports the objectives of the Commercial Buildings Disclosure Program

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September 2013 Position Statement on NABERS

This Position Paper is the consolidation of our members’ ideas for a better NABERS. They range from technical recommendations for tool improvement, to more fundamental questions about how NABERS is governed and the role of industry representatives.

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July 2013 Independent Certification; The only way forward for Insulation Industry

A national insulation certification scheme has been launched which overcomes the serious, widespread issue of the continuing flood of non-compliant insulation products and services into Australia & New Zealand.

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21 May 2013 How to heat your house efficiently

Winter is coming, and all across the southern states eyes turn to energy bills and minds towards how to make them smaller.  What is the most efficient way to heat your house?

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May 2012 Building Retrofit – Heating and cooling without electricity – Guro Aanestad

The housing estate stands responsible for a major part of the worlds increasing energy consumption; 42% of estimated greenhouse gas emissions are generated in the home. In Australia space heating and cooling and water heating account for two thirds of all household energy use (Australian Greenhouse Office 2005). This has not always been the case.

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