Sustainability Services

Sustainability in the Built Environment

Green Building Design and Green Star Ratings

  • Accredited Green Building Professional using the suite of Green Building Council of Australia Green Star tools for total environmental performance.
  • Specialist ESD Consultant for building projects seeking Green Star accreditation.
  • Provision of services as a generalist ESD consultant to Green Building Design Teams across residential and commercial projects.

Provision of Green Value Management services

  • Packaging and integration of the range of compliance and voluntary tools and processes.
  • Preparation of Sustainability Assessments for materials and building component systems.
  • Application of material databases and life-cycle analysis tools.

National Australian Built Environment Ratings System (NABERS)

  • Accredited Assessor for preparation of Accredited Ratings under the NABERS Ratings schemes.
  • NABERS includes water, waste and indoor air quality assessments using consistent protocols and actual measured performance data.
  • NABERS is available for office, retail and hotel buildings and data centres.

Commercial Building Disclosure Building Energy Efficiency Certificates

  • Preparation of Building Energy Efficiency Certificates (BEECs) for Office buildings over 2000m2 of Net Lettable Area prior to sale or lease.
  • BEECs incorporate NABERS Office Energy Rating, Tenancy Lighting Assessment and Building Energy Efficiency Review.

National Construction Code Section J Energy Efficiency Assessments

  • Preparation of Energy Efficiency Performance Assessment Reports for submission with construction drawings at Construction Certificate stage.
  • The service can include inspections during construction and at completion, and a written report to assist the Principal Certifying Authority or Private Certifier with compliance requirements.

Thermal Modelling for Single and Multi Residential Projects

  • AccuRate thermal modelling of Class 1 and 2 residential dwellings to either the national NCC 6 Star requirements or for the Simulation method for determining Heating and Cooling Caps as required by Basix in NSW.

Basix Assessments and Certificates (NSW)

  • Design and technical advice to meet Basix requirements for Water, Thermal Comfort and Energy.
  • Preparation of Basix Certificates, including AccuRate thermal modelling certificates.