Reports for the National Pilots of the Residential Efficiency Scorecard

In 2018-2019, the former COAG Energy Council provided funding to pilot a national version of the Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard (Scorecard) tool in capital cities (Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Perth and Sydney). 

A customised version of the Scorecard was developed for tropical climate zones across northern Australia. It was adjusted to include key features that are important to tropical housing design, such as ventilation, shading, roof colour and ceiling fans.

Energy Efficiency in Government Operations - Green Lease Schedules

The Green Lease Schedule is a formal commitment between tenants and building owners which sets a minimum ongoing operational building energy performance standard. The Australian Government has led the way in the use of green leases and in 2006 introduced Green Lease Schedule requirements for new office leases as a key component to the Energy Efficiency in Government Operations (EEGO) policy. 

Buildings Energy Efficiency Taskgroup (BEET) reports

The International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) has 10 task groups, which includes the Buildings Energy Efficiency Taskgroup (BEET) co-chaired by Australia and the USA. BEET is a collaborative platform for countries to research, inform and support the development and implementation of effective building energy efficiency policies, with a core focus on building rating systems and building codes.

Energy Efficiency in Government Operations policy


Energy Efficiency in Government Operations (EEGO) is the Australian Government’s policy on energy efficiencies in Government Operations. 

The EEGO factsheets contain detailed information about different aspects of the policy.


Energy-mass balance - commercial buildings


This is a guide on how to effectively develop an energy-mass balance (EMB), a method for accounting for the energy and material flows  for a commercial building and its processes. It was designed for corporations to meet the requirements of the Energy Efficiency Opportunities (EEO) program but can used by any large energy user.