2017 Autumn

Selling Your Own excess Power

An article by Emma Young in the West Australia newspaper WA Today, caught our eye. It reports on a trial in Perth where people with solar panels can sell their excess power to each other but not back to the grid.   The article below is from this original article where you can also listen to

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10 Years of Section J

Who would have believed it? Section J has now been around for 10 years. Section J was introduced on the 1st of May 2006, however it had a 6 month implementation delay so it technically came into force in November 2006. Even by January 2007 very few people seemed to know about it. We even

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Changes to the CBD Scheme

Where Section J affects new building stock, the Federal Government introduced the Commercial Building Disclosure Scheme (CBD Scheme) to activate market forces to prompt the improvement in energy efficiency in existing buildings. More background on the scheme can be found in an earlier post. Commercial Building Disclosure Scheme and later Commercial Building Disclosure CBD. The scheme

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