Fact sheet

Reducing carbon through ambitious improvements to the building code energy requirements

13 Dec 2018
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KEY POINTS

  • The operation of buildings accounts for almost a quarter of Australia's carbon emissions and over half of electricity demand 
  • Improving the minimum standards for energy efficiency in new construction is a key opportunity to reduce these emissions and reduce energy costs
  • We are working with the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council and ClimateWorks
  • Australia to develop the evidence base supporting the introduction of long-term targets and a trajectory for the energy provisions of the National Construction Code
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