Recent research has shown that a building energy rating scheme (BERS) would be a cost effective measure to promote the improved energy performance of commercial buildings.
Given the benefits, EECA wants to promote the use of BERS in New Zealand. Although a number of BERS operate effectively overseas, none are yet established in New Zealand.
As an introductory measure, EECA would like to facilitate a BERS into New Zealand to be delivered by industry. This BERS would provide a quick, simple and inexpensive energy rating.
Ideally it would: