OUR SERVICES

COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS CERTIFICATION

BUILDING CODE OF AUST, SECTION J, ENERGY CERTIFICATION

We can ensure your new building design complies with the Building Code of Australia’s ‘Section J’ energy efficiency requirements.

ENERGY AUDITS & ENERGY SAVINGS PLANS (level 1,2,3 AS/NZS 3598:2000)

We can conduct an energy audit of your business or building to identify where your power is being used and develop an Energy Savings Plan with practical solutions to reduce energy use and save energy costs and reduce gas emissions.

NABERS ACCREDITED ENERGY RATINGS

We can assess your commercial building under the NABERS rating system and calculate your official NABERS Star rating for energy and water. As an outcome of this, Partners Energy can also provide consultancy advice on reducing energy and water use. Director David Howard was the first NABERS assessor in regional NSW.

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CERTIFICATION

BASIX CERTIFICATES

The Building Sustainability Index – BASIX, is a tool used by development applicants to ensure new homes meet NSW Government’s standards for energy and water use. Partners Energy has completed over 3,000 BASIX certificates since the system was introduced in 2004. We have also provided training for the Building Industry on BASIX regulations.

PART 3.12 THERMAL PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATES, BUILDING CODE OF AUSTRALIA

Partners Energy works in all states and territories across Australia to provide Part 3.12 Certificates to ensure new homes comply with the government regulations for thermal performance of buildings.

ENERGY AUDITS & ENERGY SAVINGS PLANS (level 1,2,3 AS/NZS 3598:2000)

We conduct energy audits of homes or strata buildings to identify where power and water is being used. We can also develop an Energy Savings Plan with practical solutions to reduce energy use and save money.

TRAINING AND EDUCATION

INDUSTRY TRAINING

Partners Energy has developed specialist knowledge as a result of their years of experience in working in Building Thermal Performance and Energy Efficiency. We provide training sessions (often for CPD points) for architects, building designers, building certifiers, project managers and builders on topics such as: Section J – Pathways to Compliance, Interpreting the National Construction Code and Practical Interpretation of the NCC Energy Efficiency provisions.
Partners is an Australian Institute of Architects Refuel CPD Provider.

PRESENTATIONS

We are regularly invited to speak at seminars, conferences and
Workshops, Australia wide, for industry associations and on behalf of
government. We are only too happy to share the knowledge that has been
developed over 40 years experience in the electricity, building thermal performance and sustainability industries.

We have presented training seminars and educational workshops for the following organisations::

• Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) – www.architecture.com.au

• Australian Institute of Building Surveyors/Certifiers (AIBS) – www.aibs.com.au

• Australian Window Association (AWA) – www.awa.org.au

• Master Builders Association of Australia (MBA) – www.masterbuilders.com.au

ELECTRICAL DESIGN AND CONTRACTING

COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL PROJECTS

Partners Energy has fully qualified electricians (level 2 accredited service provider) with experience in air-conditioning, data and communications, photovoltaic (solar) system design, installation and metering. Our electricians work on all types of residential and commercial projects including Clipsal C-Bus smart wiring systems.