Articles about "BASIX"

Firefighting Water Supply Requirements in NSW Areas at Risk of Bushfire

April 13, 2022
Summers in Australia are hot and dry, and the land is semi-arid. As a result, bushfires are more common in rural regions, and rural New South Wales is no exception. This is something that homeowners, especially those in rural locations, should think about while designing and building their homes. Every property in rural bushfire zones […]
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BASIX Water Tank Requirements for Swimming Pools and Spas (FAQs)

April 4, 2018
If you are planning on adding a swimming pool or outdoor spa in New South Wales, you may need to comply with requirements of the Building Sustainability Index (BASIX). These requirements aim to deliver equitable and effective reductions in water usage across NSW. This article provides an overview of when and what you need to do […]

BASIX: Building Sustainability Index

January 15, 2018
The Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) aims to deliver equitable, effective water and greenhouse gas reductions across New South Wales. Certification is required for the development of all new homes, specific house alterations and additions. Builders are assessed for BASIX compliance and require a certificate before they can build. Clark Tanks Can Help You Meet Targets Rainwater tanks are […]