What is the new GEMS 2019 rating?

Unlike the older standards, the new GEMS standard is location-dependent and the rating system depends on the climate zone the building is located in and separates the ratings for hot, cold or mixed climate zones.


What is Cost of Carbon?

Cost of carbon is a cost that is associated with offsetting the negative impact of greenhouse gas emissions that are produced by the building’s appliances.


What is energy value?

Energy value is the cost of all appliance end-uses (i.e. electricity and gas consumption) and offsets by photovoltaics and batteries.


What is Whole of Home?

The Whole of Home is the new approach introduced in NCC 2022 for residential buildings that aim to reduce energy use and societal costs of energy use.

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