PARTNERS ENERGY NEWS

Changes to NatHERS Assessments and Fees from 1st May 2016

There have been changes made to the NatHERS  software that is used to analyse a building's the thermal performance. From the 1st may 2016 NatHERS software will have a "fee per certificate" of $20 + GST. Currently there is no fee for each dwelling's certificates but the...

New Partners Energy Website

Our new website is up and running! A bit sooner than we planned and consequently we still have some fine tuning to do, but thought it important our clients still had access to us. It will make it easier to access information on what Partners Energy's...

Research Confirms Financial Benefits of Zero Carbon Housing

The CRC for Low carbon Living Research has revealed that creating a national carbon housing standard could add billions to the economy while also improving the home occupant’s health and comfort. Their research has confirmed that zero housing is both achievable and financially rewarding for...

Phase 2 of the National Efficiency Building Project Released

Phase 2 of The National Energy Efficiency Building Project was released in December and the findings point to a widespread lack of documentation and the ability to assess compliance with the National Construction Code. The recommendations of the project are that “as built” inspections and...

Poor Implementation of Updated Energy Audit Standards

David Howard at Partners Energy was a member of the industry committee that revised the Energy Audit Standards that were released in 2014. He agrees with the comments made by Willow Aliento in the Fifth Estate article regarding its potential benefits and its poor adoption...

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Accredited for Both BersPro and FirstRate5

Partners Energy are fully accredited to use both BersPro and FirstRate 5 to assess the thermal performance of residential buildings in Northern NSW and Australia wide. This allows the assessor improved options for achieving the best outcome when assessing new homes at the planning stage....