What is the Building Verification Council?

on 14 January 2015
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The National House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) is a National, unified framework for assessing the thermal energy of a house, either at design stage or end of build stage.  Read more about the organisation at www.nathers.gov.au.

Currently there are two organisations that accredit the individual NatHERS assessors:

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The Renewable Energy Target and Domestic Electricity Prices

on 10 January 2015
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A recent report by the Australian Energy Market Operator has led Australia's Industry Minister, Ian Macfarlane, to warn that Household Electricity prices could rise by more than 10% by 2016.  

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Everyone's talking about Joost Bakker

on 01 January 2015
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The New York Times calls him "a poster boy for zero waste living", but he is also a florist, a collaborater, an artist, an enthusiast, a thinker, a doer, and a designer.  And some of the things that he is thinking, designing, and constructing have very interesting things to teach us about Sustainable Energy Efficient Homes.

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