BASIX Tag

BASIX IS CHANGING

BASIX WILL CHANGE FROM JULY 1. Here you will find answers to frequently asked questions. WHY CHANGE THE BASIX ENERGY TARGET? Existing homes in NSW use around 17% of total our state’s energy consumption. We expect around 1.8 million new homes to be built across NSW over...

WHAT IS BASIX?

BASIX or Building Sustainability Index, is a planning initiative of the New South Wales Government that requires all new dwellings to be designed and built to achieve a 40% reduction in water consumption and  in greenhouse gas emissions compared to the average  pre BASIX dwelling....

BASIX and Social Equity

BASIX has a direct link to assisting social equity in Australia according to Andy Marlow from Envirotecture. He sees positive outcomes in reducing ongoing costs for the most disadvantaged as data from 2014 shows that 18 percent of approved single dwellings for the most disadvantaged,...