Energy efficiency (Star rating) reports using
"FirstRate" software or by manual calculations
for the Builder :
Designer : Home seller/buyer : Property investor
House energy efficiency improvements are not as obvious as a movie star arriving at a film awards in a hybrid car or
proudly displaying your solar hot water service or roof mounted
solar-electric panels. Home energy star rating improvement is the unsung, quiet achiever of
Since 1 May 2006 new houses and additions
were required to comply with a more thorough five star energy efficiency
rating scheme. Why should existing home-owners, or property
investors miss out on the benefits?
A home can be
improved, made more comfortable and energy efficient by having its current
star rating determined,then undertaking improvements to bring it up
to a five star or better standard.
Lower electricity or gas running
costs for heating and cooling along with more comfort and a higher
resale value are the benefits to the home owner.
A more satisfied,
comfortable tenant who wants to stay longer is a bonus for a property
A house advertised for sale as energy efficient can achieve
a quicker sale or rental and a higher price.
It would however need some supporting
How can you have your house assessed?
use software such as FirstRate to complete their reports.
An existing home owner can be surprised how easily improvements of an extra 2 ,3 or 4 stars can be achieved.
Enquire about assessment reports in the
Adelaide area by phone 08 83961381, mobile 0411 234 260