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Prior to receiving your Construction Certificate for your new or existing commercial development that you are remodeling, you’ll need to make sure your development is compliant with Section J of the BCA.

Contact us today and we’ll issue you with a complete and detailed Section J Report – Deemed to Satisfy in the next 3 business days, ensuring your development is not only compliant, but avoids any unplanned costs that could creep up if you delay this assessment, or try and proceed without it.
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Energy Certificates Australia

Are you in need of an energy certificate for your commercial or residential development project?

Do you feel that you need extra help to ensure that you meet the current legislation or advice on how you can increase the energy efficiency of your project?

Energy Certification Australia

As independent Accredited Thermal Performance Assessors with the Building Designers Association of Victoria (BDAV), Section J Reports Australia are perfectly placed to provide you with the reports you need to ensure that you obtain the necessary energy performance certificates for your new development.

We provide reports and advice for all kinds of residential and commercial building projects, wherever you happen to be building in Australia.

We’ll ensure you meet current legislation and obtain your energy certificate

When you choose Section J Reports Australia to assess your project, we guarantee that you’ll receive a thorough assessment together with recommendations for the most efficient methods to use to achieve compliance and ensure that you gain the necessary energy certification for your project.

We’re able to rate the energy efficiency of a variety of buildings and developments based on their design, no matter the Class of building from a Class 2 to Class 9.

Wherever you are in Australia, be it Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide, we can help you to obtain your building energy efficiency certificate.

Advice and guidance from accredited thermal performance assessors

As accredited thermal performance assessors, our objective is to make sure that you meet all the current criteria when it comes to energy efficient buildings, and to help you to do everything you can to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by efficiently using energy.

We utilise the latest technology and software programs to assess the energy efficiency of your project, so that we can offer you advice and guidance on how to reduce construction costs.

Furthermore, by utilising this software at the design stage, it’s possible to save you tens of thousands of dollars in the future.

Contact us now and find out how we can ensure that you get your energy efficiency certificate

To find out more about how we can help you to obtain your energy efficiency certificate and possibly save some money on your project too, simply email your plans to us, and we’ll come back to you with a quote for our services within 24 hours.

We’re able to complete most of our easy to understand EPC certificate reports within 5 business days, although it is possible to complete reports earlier in urgent situations.

You’ll also be given full customer support throughout the process and we’ll keep you fully informed of our progress.

Alternatively, call us anytime on 1300 584 010 if you have any questions that you’d like us to answer. Our aim is to make your life easier, and save you some money into the bargain.

Section J Reports – Energy Certificates

Every new construction project in Australia (including major remodelling of existing buildings), requires meeting the standards set out in the National Construction Code (NCC), formally known as the Building Code of Australia (BCA). This is administered by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB).

The BCA was created to help ensure that buildings are constructed safely and responsibly. Energy efficiency and sustainability are important considerations in construction, and the requirements are set out in Section J of the BCA.

A core focus

Energy efficiency is now a core focus of the ABCB, as it prepares to implement the Australian Government’s National Energy Productivity Plan. Recently it has been decided that Section J will be overhauled in a project titled NCC 2019, also known as the “Energy Efficiency Update”.

For you, this is really big news. Starting from now, and on a rolling basis, the conditions are going to become much stricter, with more requirements and less margin for error.

Getting your energy certificate now, before the new rules are locked in, could save you a lot of time and money compared to waiting. This is not about circumventing compliance, but avoiding the extra delays the new rules will undoubtedly create in obtaining your energy rating certificate.

Why you need energy efficiency certification

Energy certification is a mandatory requirement of the BCA. You may wonder why new constructions are singled out while so many older buildings are not energy efficient. It is because laws can’t be retrospectively enforced, except in cases where there is a clear and present danger.

Introducing the new provisions is intended to improve the quality of Australian buildings for the benefit of future generations. The Government is also keen for people to see that they are taking environmental matters seriously.

You will need to get your energy efficiency report before changes start being implemented into the rules if you do not want to see the time and cost of your building project increase.

No matter when you plan to complete your construction, you must have a building energy efficiency certificate, and getting this as soon as possible is obviously the most logical move.

What is needed to comply with Section J?

As things are right now, Section J compliance is already fairly strict, and requires your building design to score at least six stars in an energy rating test. In order to achieve certification, you need an independent body, such as Section J Reports Australia, to prepare an energy rating report.

The local council uses this report to determine whether an energy efficiency certificate should be issued.

It is not enough, however, for the rating report to give a good score. The council also must be satisfied that the report was prepared by a properly qualified and independent authority. That means it can not be anyone who is involved in the design or construction of the building.

What gets checked?

The primary consideration is thermal performance. This means how efficient it is to cool or heat the building. It takes into account several different factors.

  • Some of the factors include:
  • The purpose of the building;
  • The internal environment of the building;
  • Where the building is located;
  • What things (natural or man made) are close to the building;
  • How solar radiation is used and/or controlled;
  • How the building is sealed to prevent air leaking out; and
  • How air moves within and through the building.

NCC 2019 will add more factors to be considered and will be more specific.

Why Section J Reports Australia is a good choice

Preparing BCA reports is what we do, all day, every day. We’re very good at it, and we have helped thousands of individuals and businesses to get their construction projects approved quickly and without additional stress or costs.

You’ll find that all our reports are very competitively priced and, as we do all our work via email wherever possible, we can produce a timely energy certificate for you, no matter where your new development happens to be in Australia, whether that’s in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth.
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When you order a comprehensive report through Section J Reports Australia you’ll…

  • Get a free quote within 24-hours…
  • Receive your report in 3 business days or less, dependent on your needs…
  • Get free follow up advice via phone or email regarding your report
    (We can talk to architects, builders, clients, or any other stakeholders)…
  • Free amendments to the final report as needed
    (first hour free)…
  • And fast and easy, Australia-wide service…

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Fast, Nationwide Coverage For Your Section-J Needs

Many developers are under the assumption that to get a Section J report issued your provider needs to be in-state.

This isn’t the case, and in many instances it’s actually easier to work with a remote business than wait around for someone to turn up on your site.

Take Section J Reports Australia for example – our process is simple. Just request a quote, email us your plans, and we’ll send back everything you need to allow the Certifier to issue the CC.  All reports are issued within 3 business days for a fair price.

Do This At The Building Design Stage And Save Thousands…

Make the mistake of ordering windows, insulation or any other fitting before you’ve got Section J approval and you could find yourself throwing away thousands of dollars.

But order a Section J report today and we’ll make sure your building is fully compliant before you spend a dollar on materials. And even make suggestions on ways you can reduce your costs without sacrificing on structure, aesthetics or your client’s brief.

Why Australia’s Top Architects, Engineers And Builders Trust Section J Reports…

“Thank you very much for the Section J Reports you prepared for us recently for two large projects. Your turnaround time was excellence and your fees are very competitive.

I will be recommending your services to others.”

Richard BennettHill Top Planners

“Environmental performance and energy efficiency are fundamental to all of our projects. Negotiating Section J under the BCA, can be quite difficult however. For this reason, we use Section J Reports Australia Wide to simplify the process and ensure all requirements are met. Their expert consultancy and advice, provides confidence from beginning to end, on each and every job.”

Maarty HollebrandseDirector - Ziel Design

Detailed Section J Reports Delivered in 3 Business Days & More…

Lead by Director Joseph Lorriman – who holds membership with the Building Designers Association of Victoria (BDAV) and Certificate IV in NatHERS Assessment – Section J Reports Australia is also part of Evergreen Energy Consultants and are happy to assist across a range of services, including…
Basix Certificates
NatHERS Assesments
Project Management of DA Applications

Your 100% Accuracy Guarantee

We’ve never been asked by a client to explain or amend a report. And we’re so confident that your Section J report will help you pass compliance smoothly that we’re willing to offer the following rock-solid guarantee.

If there’s ever an issue with the accuracy of your report, or you find an error, we’ll happily amend it at no cost and work with you until your plans achieve a pass.

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Not sure if you need a Section J Report?

And if it turns out you do, we’ll let you know how much you’re looking at to get this important step of the development process sorted fast.

Contact us today on 1300 584 010 for a free quote and we’ll give you an honest appraisal of your development plans. If you don’t need a Section J Report, we’ll let you know and you can get back to business.

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