Changes to the Commercial Building Disclosure Program
On 21 June 2016, the Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, announced the move to lower the mandatory disclosure threshold on commercial office buildings from 2,000 square metres to 1,000 square metres. The media release is available to read. Changes to lower the disclosure threshold are complemented by a decision to extend the validity for Tenancy Lighting Assessments (TLAs) from one to five years for all new TLAs.
Latest News and Events
- Oct 13
Registrations are now open for the upcoming CBD Accredited Assessor Training, to be held in Sydney and Melbourne in October 2016
- Oct 03
The CBD office will be closed for the Labour Day Public Holiday in the ACT
- Sep 23
Location move and Public Holiday - CBD Team will be unavailable on Friday 23 September 2016 and Monday 26 September 2016
- Sep 01
The Assessor Portal will be unavailable on 1 September 2016
- Sep 01
From 1 September 2016, TLAs will have a five-year validity and be assessed by the version 3 rules
Did you know?
Since the Commercial Building Disclosure Program commenced:
- Over 5,000 Building Energy Efficiency Certificates (BEEC) have been issued
- Over 1,500 unique buildings have been captured by the Commercial Building Disclosure Program
- The average NABERS rating on a BEEC was 3 stars
- The average Nominal Lighting Power Density (NLPD) of tenancies was 12.5 W/m2
- The average number of active CBD assessors was 130.
For more information see the statistics page
* Note: data valid up until 30 June 2016