6+ star energy ratings

A minimum "energy rating" of 6 stars is now mandatory for all new homes across all Australian jurisdictions except NSW (see BASIX) and in certain situations also apply to alterations & additions projects.

An energy rating is calculated by preparing a detailed software energy model, where all the details of your project are accurately entered, including layout, construction materials, insulation levels, window details, location and orientation, among other parameters. Energy ratings can score between zero and ten stars.

These assessments must be carried out by a trained and accredited person using approved software.

how we can help...

MC2 Energy Consultants are nationally accredited to carry out energy ratings and use nationally approved and recognised software. We can therefore provide you with an assessment and report to demonstrate to the relevant authorities that your project meets the 6 star rating requirements of the Building Code of Australia.

In addition to demonstrating compliance with the 6 Star standards, our reports also set out the minimum requirements to meet all clauses of Part 3.12 of the Building Code of Australia, including services.


how it works...

Our services are provided on the basis of an agreed fixed fee and are generally provided as an efficient two stage process:

stage 1: preliminary assessment

We undertake a preliminary assessment and present our suggested recommendations to achieve compliance. These recommendations are discussed with you along with alternatives if required.

stage 2: final report

Once agreement is reached on the required specifications, a final report is produced and delivered via email ready for submission to the relevant authority.


Our entire service is delivered quickly and efficiently via email and telephone and payment for our service can be made via credit card (Visa or MasterCard), cash, cheque or Direct Bank Deposit. Generous discounts are offered for upfront payment.


where to start...

Give us call on (03) 9429 9471 to discuss your project or email your plans now for a quick return fee proposal:


 We would be only too delighted to speak with you to discuss your project & how we may be able to help you.