To obtain an accredited NABERS Energy performance rating for your tenancy, you will need to engage a NABERS Accredited Assessor who is trained by and contracted to the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage.
Assessors are skilled in the management and operation of office buildings. All Assessors must meet strict selection criteria, attend a training session and pass an exam to gain accreditation. Once your office has been assessed you will receive a certificate and permission to use the NABERS Energy logo (in accordance with the terms and conditions) to promote the greenhouse performance of your organisation.
The Accredited Assessor will need:
The NABERS website includes a listing of all office buildings with a current rating. Here you can also click-through to the NABERS rating calculator and obtain an indicative self-assessed rating.
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CitySwitch Signatories can claim a 50 per cent reduction off the standard certification fee charged by the Office of Environment and Heritage for obtaining a rating.
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Submitted projects should:
It’s easy and free to join the program. Your good-will commitment to the program is an acknowledgement of the business sector’s role in
contributing to environmental sustainability and your intention to reduce your own energy consumption and associated carbon emissions.
As part of this, Signatories to the program commit to achieve an accredited NABERS Energy tenancy rating (between 4 and 6 stars) and
work with CitySwitch to improve their tenancy’s environmental performance.
Find out more about how obtaining a NABERS Energy rating ensures you can benchmark your performance, better manage your progress
over time and promote your star rating achievement.