In Tasmania, all houses built since 2003 have been required to be energy efficient.
In 2014, the requirements became even more stringent. Since that year, six stars have been the mandatory minimum, in line with the National Construction Code.
The maximum rating a building can achieve is 10 stars.
To achieve the minimum six stars, or aim for the ultimate 10 stars, you will need the services of a qualified assessor.
Hobart Building Assessment Services is accredited as a thermal performance assessor with the Building Designers Association of Victoria.
HBAS can audit, assess and certify to satisfy current 6-star energy efficiency requirements under the Building Code of Australia.
We conduct house energy ratings throughout Tasmania and Australia-wide.
A house energy rating highlights areas of thermal inefficiency. This allows for changes in design to comply with the National House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS).
The 6-Star requirements also apply to new work on existing residential buildings. This includes additions, extensions and alterations.
The main requirements of the new system are:
An accredited assessor can help you pinpoint all these problems and more
Contact us to discuss the options.