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Improving the energy efficiency of Australia's office buildings

We provide energy efficiency rating information to prospective purchasers and lessees of large commercial office space.

Read more about the CBD program

 Latest news & events

ANZAC Day Public Holiday

Event Date: 25 April 2016

The CBD office will be closed for the ANZAC Day Public Holiday.

Easter Long Weekend

Event Date: 25 March 2016

The CBD office will be closed over the Easter long weekend.

NABERS & CBD Conference

Event Date: 27 April 2016

Registrations are now open for the NABERS & CBD Conference. It is a great opportunity for professional development, networking, launches, updates and more.

CBD public consultation closed

Event Date: 15 March 2016

CBD public consultation has now closed, any queries can be directed to info@cbd.gov.au.

Canberra Day Public Holiday

Event Date: 14 March 2016

The CBD office will be closed on Monday 14th March 2016 for the Canberra Day Public Holiday.

 Did you know?

During the second year of full disclosure:

  • Close to 900 buildings across Australia were covered by a Building Energy Efficiency Certificate (BEEC)
  • Over 13 million square metres of office space were assessed for their energy efficiency
  • Over half of the buildings with more than one BEEC recorded a decrease in their total emissions

For more information see the statistics page.