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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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Unsolicited Offers

Changes to the CBD legislation will introduce a new category for Exemption for an Unsolicited Offer from 1 July 2015.

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Legislative Changes from 1 July 2015

Changes to the legislation establishing the CBD Program will be in force from 1 July 2015.

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New look BEEC from 1 July 2015

The BEEC will have a new look from 1 July 2015

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Fee Increase from 1 July 2015

CBD fees for exemptions and assessor accreditations are set to rise in line with CPI to $389 from 1 July 2015.

 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.