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Non-Habitable Buildings in the NCC

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This report examines the potential benefits of including cool rooms (warehouses, walk-in cool rooms, freezers, and other refrigeration processes) and data centres (captive and collocated) in the National Construction Code 2019 (NCC). 

Use of renewable energy to trade-off energy efficiency requirements in Section J of the National Construction Code

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The Use of renewable energy to trade-off energy efficiency requirements in Section J of the National Construction Code report captures industry insights on the uptake of renewable energy used to trade-off performance of façades and services for proposed new commercial buildings that seek to verify compliance against verification method JV3 of Section J (Energy Efficiency) under Volume 1 of the National Construction Code.

Determining office tenancies energy end use

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In this report, the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC) analyses how much electricity and gas use is attributable to tenants in Australian office buildings based on a survey of CitySwitch signatories and data from the National Australian Built Environment Energy Rating System (NABERS).

Building Energy Codes and Other Mandatory Policies Applies to Existing Buildings

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Technology Collaboration Programme Building Energy Codes Working Group (BECWG) commissioned a review of building energy codes and other mandatory regulatory instruments applied to existing buildings in member economies. This report synthesizes the experience to date with two major types of policies: building energy codes and building energy performance standards.

2021 National Gas Infrastructure Plan

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On 26 November 2021, the Australian Government released the first National Gas Infrastructure Plan (NGIP) to identify a long-term development pathway for gas supply and infrastructure out to 2041.

Australian Energy Update 2021

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The Australian Energy Statistics is the authoritative and official source of energy statistics for Australia to support decision making, and help understand how our energy supply and use is changing. It is updated each year and consists of detailed historical energy consumption, production and trade statistics and balances. This edition contains the latest data for 2019-20.

Australian Energy Statistics by state and territory (2019-20 infographics)

Glazing for non-residential buildings under NCC2019 – products, costs, and market insights – Final Report

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This report identifies specifications, performance levels and prices for products typically used in new non-residential construction, giving a good snapshot of the industry as it operates, in line with the requirements of the 2019 National Construction Code.

National Gas Infrastructure Plan - Interim Report

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On 7 May 2021, the Australian Government released the National Gas Infrastructure Plan - Interim Report. The report identifies the priority infrastructure developments required to alleviate forecast southern gas supply shortfalls in the near-term.