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Energy Compliance

Environmental Compliance, Lightwave Architectural

Going beyond compliance. It’s good for your business…

Undertaking environmental architecture and design is not only good for the environment, it can benefit your business by creating such advantages as lower operating costs, higher return on investment, reduced liability and demonstrate you commitment to corporate social responsibility.

We have a team called the Lightwave Environment Staff who offer a range of assessment services that can take you beyond just compliance.

Building Code of Australia Energy Efficiency Compliance – regulatory

Lightwave Environment Staff are trained in all methods of assessments for all building classes including compliance calculations and reporting on deemed to satisfy provisions; Part J compliance for Class 3 and Class 5 to 9 buildings & Part 3.12 for Class 1 and 2 buildings, and Class 4 parts of buildings.

NaTHERS – Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme – regulatory

NatHERS enables the design of a home to be assessed by skilled professionals using sophisticated computer modeling programs to improve the quality of design and achieve building approvals. Lightwave Environment Staff are trained in thermal comfort assessment using BERS Pro second generation software.

BASIX the Building Sustainability Index NSW – regulatory

BASIX is the web-based planning tool designed to assess the potential performance of certain residential buildings against a range of sustainability indices including thermal comfort and energy. BASIX applies in New South Wales to all new Class 1 and 2 buildings, and Class 4 parts of buildings; and to alterations and additions to buildings of those classes where the work is subject to BASIX.

Lightwave incorporates NatHERS thermal comfort simulation for residential development application in NSW to satisfy BASIXs requirements.

NABERS – voluntary

NABERS is the National Australian Built Environment Rating System certification and renewal services for existing buildings. Lightwave Environment Staff can assist in monitoring your building after construction or assess existing commercial properties.

Green Star Design Certification – voluntary

Green Star is a comprehensive, national, voluntary environmental rating system that evaluates the environmental design and construction of buildings.

From project conception Lightwave environment staff can assure your design is eligible for a Green Star Rating.

Lightwave Environment Staff can also assist in monitoring your building after construction or assess existing commercial properties.

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