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Issue 8 May 2019

Published: 22 May 2019

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A (comfortably) warm welcome to the first edition of the Nationwide House Energy Ratings Scheme (NatHERS) Star!

NatHERS Administrator Update

The last few months have been a busy time for the NatHERS Administrator, with the team having recently developed a new NatHERS Strategic Plan, and then commenced work on its delivery.

Government policy update

On December 4 the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council, released the National Energy Productivity Plan (NEPP).

Free innovative, energy-efficient housing designs

Wondering how to achieve a minimum 7 star energy rating for your new home or that of a client?

Becoming NatHERS Accredited

Questions commonly put to the NatHERS Administrator include “Why should I become a NatHERS Accredited Assessor?” and “How do I become accredited?”

New NatHERS Universal Certificate

Under new arrangements progressively coming into effect with recent updates to NatHERS accredited software tools, soon all NatHERS accredited software rating tools will display home energy rating assessment information using one of two certificate formats.

BERS Pro accreditation update

BERS Pro is one of the NatHERS accredited software tools that are used in regulatory mode to perform NatHERS assessments.

Reminder to Assessors of Certificate IV deadline

We would like to remind existing NatHERS Accredited Assessors that transitional arrangements allowing assessors to be NatHERS accredited,

Assessor Showcase – Reach for the Stars!

We are looking for a NatHERS Accredited Assessor to profile for our next edition of the NatHERS Star.

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