Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2006
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches>Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Voluntary Approaches
Policy Target:Buildings
Agency:Department of the Environment and Energy

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.
25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Buildings
Related policies:Windows Energy Rating Scheme (WERS)

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