Using the BASIX Assessment Tool in NSW….
The Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) aims to deliver equitable, effective water and greenhouse gas reductions across the state. BASIX is one of the strongest sustainable planning measures to be undertaken in Australia.
An integrated part of the planning system, BASIX is implemented under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act. BASIX applies to all residential dwelling types and is part of the development application process in NSW.
In NSW, BASIX regulations override the requirements of BCA for energy efficiency of new homes. BASIX online tool accepts NatHERS rating results when derived from accredited software tools and performed by an accredited energy rater.
This tutorial will show you how to use the online computer program, understand what parts of the building works are affected by BASIX and what information you need to effectively prepare a BASIX certificate.