Australian homes six times more leaky than US counterparts

An interesting piece in the Sydney Morning Herald, written by Peter Hannam just before Christmas, on the lack of accountability in building code energy-efficiency provisions, with underperforming housing energy efficiency going undetected and unpunished. He goes on to point out the failings in standards that leave Australian houses more than six times leakier than US and European homes. Great to see that this issue is getting some coverage.

Read the article here

What chance this new home will have six-star energy efficiency? Photo: Brendan Esposito

What chance this new home will have six-star energy efficiency? Photo: Brendan Esposito


Source: http://www.smh.com.au/environment/inaction...