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Target Review supporting research paper
Prepared by the Department of Planning & Infrastructure this paper provides background on the BASIX target review process, modelling methodology, review of policy settings and key findings of the economic analysis and test case outcomes.
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Consultants' technical reports
1. Cost estimate of the effects from an increased BASIX stringency on Class 1 and Class 2 developments.
Prepared by MBMpl, May 2013.
Quantity Surveyors cost estimates of proposed new targets on ten (10) representative examples of Class 1 and low-rise Class 2 developments and across NSW. The results inform the Benefit-Cost Analysis and economic evaluation performed by the Allen Consulting Group. (Report in two parts)
Download: Part 1 – Single Detached dwellings (PDF 846KB)
Download: Part 2 – Attached and Low-rise dwellings (PDF 693KB)
2. BASIX Stringency Review: The Impact of decreased BASIX caps in attached and multi-unit housing.
Prepared by Efficiency Assessments, November 2012.
Analysis of increased stringency settings for thermal comfort on Class 1 and low-rise Class 2 dwellings. The report includes design options available to comply with the proposed stringency changes, and includes the NatHERS certificate output. The analysis informs the cost estimate assessment by MBMpl and the Benefit-Cost Analysis by the Allen Consulting Group.
3. BASIX - Increased Stringency of BASIX Energy Index for Residential Flat Buildings.
Prepared by AECOM, May 2013.
Analysis and costs for increased stringency of the BASIX targets on two representative high-rise multi-unit residential developments. The analysis informs the Benefit-Cost Analysis by the Allen Consulting Group. (The report is in three parts)
Brochure, Fact Sheets and FAQs
Download – BASIX Target Review Brochure (PDF 2276KB)
Download – BASIX Target Review Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (PDF 256KB)
Download – BASIX Target Review FAQ - Industry Supplement (PDF 129KB)
Download – BASIX Target Review Supplementary Fact Sheet for the NSW Building Industry (PDF 183KB)
Download – BASIX Target Review Supplementary Fact Sheet - DIY Method (PDF 248KB)
Download – BASIX Target Review Supplementary Fact Sheet - Simulation Method (PDF 183KB)
Download – BASIX Target Review Supplementary Fact Sheet - Rainwater tanks and small lot sizes (PDF 88kbKB)