HVAC factsheet - Air handling units


Outlines the workings and components of Air Handling Units (AHU) and discusses efficiency improvement opportunities obtainable through their design and upgrade.

Building Code Calculator


The Australian Government commissioned the development of software to estimate the emissions reduction and energy savings arising from future changes to the National Construction Code.

Green Lease Handbook


The Green Lease Handbook complements the Tenant's Guide and contains more detailed legal and technical information.

Tenant's Guide to Green Leases


The guide provides an overview of the basic concepts and elements of Green Leasing, to assist private tenants to achieve better environmental outcomes from the leasing and on-going management of their office space.

Commercial building learning rates

Reports on the learning rate in the context of changes in the energy performance requirements in the NCC for commercial buildings and whether there is evidence that building construction costs rose as a result of changes in MEP requirements.

Baseline Energy Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions - In Commercial Buildings in Australia


This project was commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE) as part of a joint Commonwealth, State and Territory Government work program under the National Strategy on Energy Efficiency (NSEE). It aims to improve the availability of quantitative information on commercial buildings in Australia and their energy use and associated greenhouse emissions. It is intended to help ground the work of policy makers, analysts, industry, governments, researchers and a wide range of interested stakeholders in a well-founded and shared information base.