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 Building and sustainable housing fact sheets

Fact sheets relating to the Building Act 1975, Building and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008 and the Building and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009.

Sustainable housing fact sheets Date Type and size
Water efficient fixtures ​October 2015 ​(PDF, 156KB)
End-of-trip facilities ​October 2015 ​​(PDF, 239KB)
​Body corporate and covenant and arrangements for energy efficient features with dwellings ​​October 2015 ​​(PDF, 174KB)
​6-star energy equivalence rating for houses and townhouses ​​October 2015 ​​(PDF, 328KB)
5-star energy equivalence rating for residential units
​​October 2015 ​​(PDF, 240KB)
Rainwater tanks ​​October 2015 ​​(PDF, 173KB)
​Energy efficient lighting in houses, townhouses and units ​​October 2015 ​​(PDF, 243KB)
Electricity sub-metering ​​October 2015 ​​(PDF, 224KB)

Building fact sheets Date ​Type and size
​Check your deck ​June 2014 ​PDF, 156KB
Guide to building provisions in planning schemes February 2014​ PDF, 1KB
Footing stage inspections fact sheet​ August 2013​ ​PDF, 83KB

Legislative fact sheets     Date​    Type and size
Certificate of classification fact sheet August 2013  PDF, 78KB

Flood fact sheets Date Type and size
Installation of sewerage reflux valves in flood affected properties April 2017 PDF, 148KB​
Tips for plumbing and water use​ April 2017 PDF, 76KB​
Tips for building and planning approvals May 2013 PDF, 70KB
Rebuilding after a flood (water resilient products and building techniques) August 2013 PDF, 93KB
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