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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.

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 Latest news & events

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Review of the Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) Program

The Australian Government, Department of Industry has appointed ACIL Allen Consulting to undertake an independent review of the Commercial  Building Disclosure (CBD) Program.

CBD Accredited Assessor Training Course – Lighting - Sydney, Melbourne & Perth - October 2014

Registrations are now open for the CBD Accredited Assessor Training Course.

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Increase in Fees from 1 July 2014

The fee for applying for an exemption or accreditation as a CBD Assessor will increase by $10 to $375 from 1 July 2014.

Building a better website for CBD

Entry points and landing pads geared towards the main user groups. Increased Building Energy Efficiency Register functionality. Simpler CBD Program forms.

NABERS Data Centre Ratings Tools launch

The new system will provide managers with a benchmark of energy efficiency and allow for informed decisions on upgrading facilities and equipment.

 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.