Rating tools

How NABERS will transform the performance of UK office buildings

A scheme to create an investment grade rating that reflects buildings’ “performance in use” based on the Australian NABERS scheme is in development in the UK and hopes to bridge the “performance gap” between design and actual performance of office buildings. But a new report shows the UK lags 15 years behind Australia.

London calling: NABERS, actually

London calling: NABERS, actually

NABERS, the NSW born and nurtured environmental rating scheme that’s become the gold standard for green buildings in Australia will soon be launched in the UK, under the guidance of one of its original architects Dr Paul Bannister.

Surfer's Paradise, Queensland

NABERS – the wrap and the new goals 

NABERS has a new vision for the future, with its new five-year strategy going live last week. A few experts offered their thoughts on the journey of the national rating tool so far and what they hope to see going forward.

Sydney city views

Office portfolios: GRESB and indoor environment

Start to measure something and improvement becomes inevitable. The metrics become a basis for engagement with stakeholders and the wider community.  

NABERS Co-Assess tenants

NABERS’ new tool is looking at you tenants

NABERS ratings have been phenomenally successful for offices: they’ve penetrated 80 per cent of the office space market and saved a mountain in energy costs for landlords. Now there’s a…