NABERS (the National Australian Built Environment Rating System) has released its Annual Report for 2017–18.
Aside from celebrating its 20-year anniversary, NABERS has also introduced a variety of new products and services in the past year. These include:
- NABERS for Apartment Buildings – Australia’s first energy and water certification for existing high-density residential buildings.
- NABERS Co-assess – A new delivery mechanism to bring NABERS tenancy ratings to thousands of businesses more easily and at a lower cost.
- NABERS Waste – A rating tool and dedicated online platform for waste management.
2017–18 also saw a record number of office buildings and shopping centres receive NABERS ratings. More than 100 office buildings throughout Australia achieved a NABERS Energy rating of 5.5 stars or higher, and a record number of 162 shopping centres became certified.
The NABERS 2017–18 Annual Report is available to read here.