NABERS Sustainable Portfolios Index 2021

The third edition of the NABERS Sustainable Portfolios Index (SPI) is available online. In 2021, the SPI showcases the proven environmental performance of the top 43 building portfolios and funds around Australia. The SPI provides a public portfolio of building performance in terms of emissions, water usage, waste and indoor environment quality, and tracks progress […]


Lendlease office assets achieve carbon-neutral status

One of Australia’s largest group of office assets, Lendlease Funds Management’s Australian office portfolio, has been certified carbon neutral. The carbon-neutral status applies to more than $11.1 billion in office assets and 566,000m2 of floor space managed by Lendlease across three of its flagship office funds. The carbon-neutral goal has been achieved five years ahead […]

Events and conferences

Round table for Australia’s top ratings systems

Australia’s top ratings tools organisations will come together for a panel discussion at AIRAH’s Outlook 2020 Conference on November 10. The panel will feature Davina Rooney, CEO of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), Carlos Flores, M.AIRAH, Director of the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS), and Jack Noonan, Vice President, Asia Pacific […]

General News

ARBS partners with NABERS on scholarships

The ARBS Education and Research Foundation has partnered with NABERS to provide scholarships to HVAC&R sole traders studying to become accredited energy and water assessors. “The ARBS Education and Research Foundation is committed to supporting further education of people employed in the HVAC industry, along with practical research into contemporary industry issues,” says ARBS Foundation […]

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Events and conferences

NABERS and CBD 2020 Conference

The NSW Department National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) and the Commonwealth Government’s Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) program have organised a free conference based on the theme “Working together for a sustainable future”. To be held on Thursday, July 16, the conference will explore how to make the built environment more sustainable. It will […]

Public Comment

Expanding the NCC energy pathway

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) is compiling input from members on a NABERS-proposed update to a verification method in the 2022 National Construction Code (NCC). NABERS is proposing a modification of JV1 NABERS Energy for Offices. The method currently uses Commitment Agreements to demonstrate energy efficiency requirements for office buildings. The […]

Events and conferences Public Comment

The Future of NABERS Energy

The National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) is seeking submissions for The Future of NABERS Energy (FoNE) paper. The FoNE project seeks to adapt NABERS Energy to match changes in the industry. NABERS Energy currently uses the National Greenhouse Accounts (NGA) emissions factors to compare buildings that use different mixes of energy sources. These […]