Country:Australia
Year:2006
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2006
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches>Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Voluntary Approaches
Energy Efficiency Policy Targets:Buildings
Climate Change Policy Targets:Buildings
Agency:Department of the Environment and Energy
URL:http://www.climatechange.gov.au/what-you-need-to-know/buildings/initiatives.aspx
Energy Efficiency Description:

The Voluntary Building Industry Initiatives Programme is designed to assist the building industry to encourage best energy efficient practice from building and construction practitioners. Voluntary projects developed with the support of the Australian Government include:

  • WERS - Window Energy Rating Scheme;
  • EDG - Environmental Design Guides;
  • BDAA - Marketing Sustainable Design Workshops;
  • BDP - Making Energy Pay;
  • HIA - Greensmart Professional Accreditation Course;
  • MBA - Energy Wise-Dollar Wise Training Course Lighting Best Practice Project;
  • WELS - Water Efficiency Labelling and Standard; and
  • MBA - Greenliving Training Course.
Climate Change Description:

The Voluntary Building Industry Initiatives Programme is designed to assist the building industry to encourage best energy efficient practice from building and construction practitioners. Voluntary projects developed with the support of the Australian Government include:

  • WERS - Window Energy Rating Scheme;
  • EDG - Environmental Design Guides;
  • BDAA - Marketing Sustainable Design Workshops;
  • BDP - Making Energy Pay;
  • HIA - Greensmart Professional Accreditation Course;
  • MBA - Energy Wise-Dollar Wise Training Course Lighting Best Practice Project;
  • WELS - Water Efficiency Labelling and Standard; and
  • MBA - Greenliving Training Course.
Related policies:Windows Energy Rating Scheme (WERS)

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