Residential Efficiency Scorecard Report

Residential Efficiency Scorecard




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The Residential Efficiency Scorecard was developed from the initial Government initiative from The Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard. It is a program conducted by the Victorian State Government, the purpose of this unique program is to provide homeowners with an energy star rating for their house. It is commonly referred to as the 'Scorecard'.

The Scorecard star rating program is Australia's first of its kind. The assessment and information received from your Residential Efficiency Scorecard certificated include tailored recommendations for your home. 

Certified Energy provide the best in sustainability services and we have accredited scorecard assessors who can give you the best recommendations on increasing the energy efficiency of your home. 

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Residential Efficiency Scorecard (The Scorecard) Finally Explained


What is the Residential Efficiency Scorecard?

The creation and ideation of the Residential Efficiency Scorecard was based on the Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard. It is a national initiative to provide Australians with a simple star rating system which evaluates and determines the energy efficiency of their home.


What is the Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard? 

The Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard or commonly referred to as the Scorecard is an Australia first program conducted by Victoria, which was run during 2019-2020. The Victorian State Government have provided an opportunity for homeowners an in-depth evaluation of their home energy costs which comes with an energy star rating. 


In summary, the Residential Efficiency Scorecard will become a National Home Energy Rating System across Australia. It will provide Australians with recommendations for their homes and knowledge of their future energy costs to make them more energy efficient. 

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What is the Energy Star Rating System

(Scorecard Rating)?

The energy star rating, or Scorecard rating provides an easy way of understanding how a home compares in its energy cost compared to the rest of Australia. 

The average home energy star rating is 2-3 stars.

The Scorecard energy star rating is similar to how white good appliances such as washing machines have an energy star rating. The Residential Efficiency Scorecard Rating shows how much energy is used throughout the home.


Residential Efficiency Scorecard Energy Star Rating System


How is a Residential Efficiency Scorecard Assessed?

There are a number of factors involved in the evaluation of the Residential Efficiency Scorecard asessment. Below is a simple representation of what areas and systems will be assessed. 


Residential Efficiency Scorecard Diagram Assessment

During the on-site assessment, one of our certified accredited assessors will collect information data on room sizes, window type, placement, constructional material, insulation and furnishings.

With these in consideration, our accredited assessor will also check your hot water system, heating, cooling, lighting and any other renewable energy sources in the house.


Why do I need a Residential Efficiency Scorecard?

The reason for a Residential Efficiency Scorecard assessment is to allow you to see the real on-going and future projected energy costs for your home. After assessment, the homeowner will receive a certificate which will show:
  • Home's energy star rating (Scored out of 10)
  • Where your energy costs are being used
  • The efficiency levels of various parts of your homes including major appliances as well the house itself.
  • A hot and cold weather rating performance 
The greatest benefits that participants will receive are practical solutions to improve their home's energy efficiency. 


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How Much Money Can Your Home Save?

This is basic breakdown of how much savings a person can have if they follow the recommended guidelines set in the Residential Efficiency Scorecard. 

A general rule of thumb is that the lower your energy star rating will be - the more likely you can make more practical improvements to save your home on energy costs and create a more energy effiency for your home. 


How much money you can save using the residential efficiency scorecard




Financial institutions across Australia have continued to allow financial incentives for mortgages which are more energy efficient. 

The future of using your Residential Scorecard Assessment to improve your mortgage application is a reality. This is because of the simply energy star rating system which easily identifies what your true energy costs are for your home. 

You could improve your chances to be eligible for home financing packages from participating financial institutions. By gaining a higher Residential Efficiency Scorecard rating for your home - this could be used as leverage to access these incentives. 

Contact your existing financial institutions to find out if you're eligible, or give contact us and we'll see how we can help. 

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How long does it take?


What is the process of obtaining a Residential Efficiency Scorecard?


1. Fill Out a Form to Check Your Eligibility

2. Approval for Eligibility

3. Plan Ideal Time and Day for On-site Assessment

4. On-site Visit from Accredited Assessor

5. Allow 1-2 hours for On-site Assessment

7. Receive Residential Efficiency Scorecard 


Our accredited assessors have strong industry knowledge and many years in field. We follow all government guidelines and requirements in order to deliver the best in service. 


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How much does it cost?

The cost of the overall assessment will be determined through a number of factors. It will be dependent on the location of your home and the size of your home. Prices for a Residential Efficiency Scorecard will range because of these factors. 
Please contact us for accurate pricing and information for your location and home. 

We're certified assessors and provide consultation on all sustainability needs.  


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