NCC 2019 is currently open for public comment. For all items, except energy efficiency of commercial buildings, the public comment period for NCC 2019 closes Friday, April 13. For energy efficiency of commercial buildings, the public comment period closes Friday, April 20.
The Department of the Environment and Energy is seeking key stakeholders to help establish minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) for industrial equipment. This will cover industrial and commercial-scale pumps, boilers and air compressors in Australia and New Zealand. Energy efficiency requirements are already in place for a wide range of products and tools under the Greenhouse […]
AIRAH has released the findings and recommendations from the industry consultation into the walk-in coolroom and freezer (WICF) sector. The primary objective of the project – conducted in partnership with The Expert Group – was to investigate the practices and system design, installation, operation and maintenance issues and barriers that lead to energy waste in the […]
The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has been directed by the Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) to investigate possible changes to the energy efficiency provisions, with an emphasis on residential buildings in the 2022 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC). The ABCB has produced a scoping study to begin the process. The study outlines a […]