Legislation Updates

Northern Territory to finally adopt Section J?

The Northern Territory government is considering adopting Section J of the National Construction Code (NCC), which will set out new energy efficiency requirements for commercial buildings. The National Construction Code prescribes the minimum standard for buildings in Australia. Although it is a national code, each state and territory may decide whether or not to adopt […]


Share how you work and you could win

The University of Wollongong (UOW) is conducting an online survey of HVAC technicians and contractors who service office buildings around Australia. The survey will help UOW support the Australian government in understanding the industry and shape future policies and programs. “Well-maintained HVAC systems function better, use less energy, emit fewer greenhouse gas emissions and boost […]

Building reform
Events and conferences Legislation Updates

Reforming approvals for commercial buildings

The Department Of Mines, Industry Regulation And Safety – Building And Energy is holding a free information session on the Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (CRIS) titled Reforms to the approvals process for commercial buildings in Western Australia. The CRIS will be published on Wednesday, December 11 and will be available from the Building and Energy website. The […]