We Asked, You Said, We Did

Below are some of the issues we have recently consulted on and their outcomes.

We Asked

For your comments on approach and possible technical changes to the energy efficiency provisions for NCC 2022.

You Said

You raised several important issues about what was proposed in the Scoping Study. These covered matters of public policy, current situation, practitioner concerns, and technical aspects of the proposed changes for residential and commercial energy efficiency.

We Did

We have documented and responded to as many of your concerns as possible within this Outcomes Report. We will now use these insights to inform the next steps in the ABCB’s Energy efficiency project.

We Asked

For feedback about supporting practitioners to use the FSVM to inform our approach to future education needs.

You Said

We received 123 responses, almost half having watched the FSVM webinar. Here is some feedback about what you want:

  • More and simpler guidance in different online formats.
  • Cover applying the FSVM and include worked examples and case studies.
  • Links to training.
  • More opportunities to ask questions during webinars.

We Did

We are scoping additional materials and training to support the FSVM. From early 2020, we are looking to work with industry to provide:

  • More technical advice to use the FSVM in different formats (i.e. online resources, webinar)
  • Frequently asked questions and answers about the FSVM
  • Articles about the FSVM.