Changes to the Commercial Building Disclosure Program
On 21 June 2016, the Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, announced the move to lower the mandatory disclosure threshold on commercial office buildings from 2000 square metres to 1000 square metres. The media release is available to read. Changes to lower the disclosure threshold are complemented by a decision to extend the validity for Tenancy Lighting Assessments (TLAs) from one to five years for all new TLAs.
Latest News and Events
- Sep 01
Changes to the Tenancy Lighting Assessment rules will come into effect on 1 September 2016
- Aug 04
Registrations are now open for the upcoming CBD Accredited Assessor Training, to be held in Perth on 4 August 2016
- Jul 01
The CBD fees for exemptions, assessor accreditations and re-accreditations are set to rise in line with CPI to $394 from 1 July 2016
- Jun 21
On 21 June 2016, The Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, announced the move to lower the mandatory disclosure threshold on commercial office buildings from 2,000 square metres to 1,000 square metres.
- Jun 01
Registrations are now open for the CBD Accredited Assessor Training Course.
Did you know?
Since the Commercial Building Disclosure Program commenced:
- Over 5,000 Building Energy Efficiency Certificates (BEEC) have been issued
- Over 1,500 unique buildings have been captured by the Commercial Building Disclosure Program
- The average NABERS rating on a BEEC was 3 stars
- The average Nominal Lighting Power Density (NLPD) of tenancies was 12.5 W/m2
- The average number of active CBD assessors was 130.
For more information see the statistics page
* Note: data valid up until 30 June 2016