Mixed use buildings

CBD Legislation Update – Exclusion for Mixed Use Buildings

 

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Today the Australian government announced that mixed use buildings will be excluded from the CBD legislation for a period of twelve months and major new refurbishments will have a two year exclusion from date of refurbishment.

Following industry consultation the Australian Government Department of Energy Efficiency  and Climate Change set up an industry forum to review the implementation of the Commercial Building Disclosure legislation (mandatory rating legislation).

This group includes Roger Walker, Head of Sustainability at Napier & ¬†Blakeley. We are pleased to advise that Roger’s advice that the legislation should exclude buildings which do not have a minimum of 75% office use has been accepted by the Hon Minister Combet.

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