Ilvy Bonnefin

Prior to commencing most types of developments in NSW, you will have to lodge a Development Application (DA) with your local council. The DA approval/building approval process in NSW can be summarised in five steps, with minor variances between each local government area. Read more!

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NatHERS, (or Nationalwide House Energy Rating Scheme), provides a rating system to determine the thermal comfort of Australian homes through software simulations...The more stars a home gets the more comfortable the occupants will feel when living in the house/unit without additional cooling or heating systems. Read more!

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Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) is a planning tool to assist the NSW State Government ensure that all new developments and alterations are water and energy efficient. The overall goal of BASIX is to contribute to the sustainable future of NSW by reducing water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by 40%. Read more!

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BASIX (Building Sustainability Index) assesses the energy and water efficiency of your development. It is one of the most important planning tools currently operating in NSW to ensure... In NSW the State Government requires that a BASIX Certificate is attached to all development plans when submitted for DA approval. Read more!

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