Sustainable housing laws for the building industry
Read an overview of laws, codes and requirements for building sustainable houses.
Read information on different design requirements and recommendations for Queensland's different climate zones.
Find out how new houses, townhouses and units are awarded an energy equivalence rating based on design.
Find out more about how the law effects covenants and body corporate by-laws around sustainable buildings.
Read information on hot water systems and tempering valve requirements for residential buildings.
Read about how residential and office buildings must have electricity sub-metering installed.
Find out how to minimise energy use through installing energy efficient lighting.
Read more about the types of fixtures required to meet water efficiency standards.
Read guidelines for sustainability in new building design and construction, including the phase out of Refrigerant R22 and peer review of energy equivalence.