The NatHERS Administrator has released a guideline for researchers seeking access to NatHERS climate files. This guideline outlines the information that the NatHERS Administrator needs to consider the request for data and also outlines conditions of use.
BERS Pro software has now met all the requirements for full accreditation and a new version, BERS Pro v184.108.40.206 (3.13), has been released. This release marks the end of the accreditation process of BERS Pro by the NatHERS Administrator.
On behalf of the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments, the NatHERS Administrator invites interested stakeholders to provide their input into the review of the NatHERS Software Accreditation Protocol.
On 15 August 2016, the NatHERS Governance and Operational Review was published on the NatHERS website, with comments sought on the Energy Efficiency Advisory Team (EEAT) possible response to its recommendations.
As part of measure 31 of the National Energy Productivity Plan (NEPP), a scoping study has been undertaken looking at advancing the National Construction Code. Focuses of the study include using real world data and whole of house performance requirements.