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The Commercial Building Disclosure Program   Leave a comment

The Australian Government’s Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) is a national program designed to improve the energy efficiency of Australia’s large office buildings.

Under the CBD program, most sellers or leasers of office space of 2,000m2 or more are required to disclose an up-to-date Building Energy Efficiency Certificate (BEEC) if they wish to sell, lease or sub-lease that office space.

With energy use in the commercial building sector accounting for around 10% of Australia’s total greenhouse gas emissions, improving the energy efficiency of buildings is one of the quickest and cheapest ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help mitigate climate change. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted February 10, 2011 by equilibrium in Compliance & Management

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