Publications

  • Are you building or renovating your home?

    If you are building a new home or undertaking major renovations, you will likely need to meet minimum state and territory building energy efficiency requirements based on the National Construction Code. The most common way to meet these requirements is by getting a home energy rating done using the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS).Last updated 25 July 2019

    Publisher
    nathers.gov.au
  • How do I become a NatHERS Accredited Assessor?

    The Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) encourages energy efficiency by giving homes a star rating based on the thermal performance of their design. NatHERS is the most common way to show that a new home or major renovation meets minimum state and territory building energy efficiency requirements based on the National Construction Code (NCC).Last updated: 25 July 2019

    Publisher
    www.nathers.gov.au
  • Technical Note 1.2 Assessor Questions and Answers

    NatHERS Technical Note V1.2 Update for use with software using Chenath engine V3.13

    Publisher
    www.nathers.gov.au
  • Zoning guide for Technical Note 1.2

    NatHERS Zoning Examples 2014. For use with software using Chenath engine V3.13

    Publisher
    www.nathers.gov.au
  • Research Report - Natural ventilation and Air Conditioning use

    Research Report - Natural ventilation and Air Conditioning use. This project tested a methodology for identifying whether a link between natural ventilation actions by householders and energy consumption.

    Publisher
    CSIRO - 2014
  • Research Report - Assessor Benchmark Study

    Research Report - Assessor Benchmark Study. The NatHERS Benchmark study engaged 344 NatHERS assessors who volunteered to assess one of four randomly-selected house plans.

    Publisher
    Floyd Energy - 2014
  • Technical Note 1.2 (Superseded)

    Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) Principles for Ratings in Regulation Mode Version 1.2 – 2014

    Publisher
    www.nathers.gov.au
  • Technical Note 2 (Superseded)

    Guidance for calculating ceiling penetrations - ( Version 1.0 – 2012)

    Publisher
    www.nathers.gov.au
  • Technical Note 2 Addendum (Superseded)

    Addendum 1.2013 - Guidance for calculationg ceiling penetrations (Version 1.0 – 2012)

    Publisher
    www.nathers.gov.au
  • Case Study - Impact of Air Infiltration and Insulation Installation Project - Residential Improvements

    Case Study - Impact of Air Infiltration and Insulation Installation Project - Residential Improvements. In order to investigate the theoretical impact of poor build quality on energy efficiency, two typical dwelling designs, both compliant.

    Publisher
    Sustainability House - 2013