Thermal Performance Assessments for residential & commercial projects in Australia

About us

ABS Ratings specializes in residential and commercial energy rating reports. Our assessors are highly skilled with Firstrate 5 software for Thermal Performance Assessments and are accredited by ABSA and BDAV. We’re backed by Professional indemnity Insurance and with ongoing training and audits, you can rest assured knowing your plans and documents will satisfy every energy efficiency regulation, while keeping your original design and budget first in mind. Don’t waste anymore of your time worrying about keeping up-to-date with the ongoing changes to energy efficiency regulations. We will work together with you to find the ideal outcome to suit your project.

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Want to get a more accurate assessment? The more information you provide the better. Click here to see a detailed list of information to include on your plans.

Helpful information to include on your plans
  • Saving money & energy

    Designing a house to be energy efficient does not necessarily mean designing an expensive house. Find out ways to make your house solar passive without increasing the cost of construction.

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  • Retrofit

    Want to improve your energy consumption without renovating your house? Making your home more energy efficient does’t have to be expensive.

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  • What happened to 5 stars?

    Thermal performance requirements for buildings in Australia are constantly developing. Click here to find out about the history of energy ratings in Australia

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News and Updates

Fee changes

Fee changes

June 30th, 2014

Changes to the certification process for NatHERS energy reports have been implemented mid 2014 and now cost an additional $20 to be issued. This fee is payed to CSIRO for managing the energy rating software. The $20 will also apply for re-issuing of  a certificate.  For more information see CSIRO’s webpage regarding these changes or give us a call.

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