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6 Star Energy Standard

All new homes, home renovations, additions, alterations and relocations in Australia need to comply with the 6 Star Standard. This sees Victoria align with national energy efficiency standards.

The 6 Star Standard applies to the thermal performance of a home, renovation or addition, as well as requiring the installation of a solar hot water system or a rainwater tank for toilet flushing.

As a flexible, performance-based standard, 6 Star allows homeowners, builders and designers enormous choice in meeting the requirements.

Further information can be found on the Victorian Building Authority website.