Technical Notes from 1 June 2019
Assessors must use Technical Note (version June 2019) for all NatHERS assessments commenced from 1 June 2019. For NatHERS assessments commenced prior to 1 June 2019, assessors may use the requirements outlined in Technical Note 1 (version 1.2 – 2014) or Technical Note (version May 2019). If the Certificate is produced after 1 June 2019, but the assessment was commenced prior to 1 June 2019 and Technical Note 1 (version 1.2 – 2014) or Technical Note (version May 2019) was used, this should be noted in the ‘additional notes’ section of the NatHERS Certificate.
Technical Notes prior to 1 June 2019
AAO House Energy Raters Association (HERA) has recently published a new compilation of local council jurisdictions information on energy efficiency and Alterations & Additions over and above NCC and NatHERS Technotes. This is available on their following page: HERA COUNCIL DIRECTORY
To become a NatHERS accredited Thermal Performance Assessor you must complete and maintain accreditation through an Assessor Accreditation Organisation (AAO). The three AAOs under the NatHERS protocol, listed in the following AAO section, are able to accredit assessors who have fulfilled the requirements of accreditation.
New entrants to the thermal performance assessor profession must first complete the Certificate IV in NatHERS Assessment to be eligible for accreditation.
For more information on becoming accredited as a Thermal Performance Assessor please visit:
Assessor Accreditation Organisations (AAO)
Australian Building Sustainability Association (ABSA) - phone 1300 889 438 or email firstname.lastname@example.org