Volume One energy efficiency calculators released for beta testing

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The new and updated calculators cover facades, lighting, fans and pumps.

The ABCB has released a suite of energy efficiency calculators for beta testing. The calculators assist users with understanding and applying the NCC Volume One DTS Provisions for the energy efficiency of facades, lighting, fans and pumps.

Download the beta versions from our Resource Library:

Each calculator has been developed and designed to be used with MS Excel 2010 and above using Windows. Compatibility with other versions and operating systems is not guaranteed.

Note: The NCC Volume Two residential energy efficiency calculators will be refreshed and released with the new NCC 2019 branding shortly. The output and functionality will be the same as the previous version of the calculator. Only the look will change.

Providing feedback

Users are invited to provide feedback on the beta versions of the calculators using an online enquiry. Feedback is open until Sunday 3 November 2019.

Calculator support

The updated NCC Volume One energy efficiency handbook provides some guidance on using the new and updated calculators.

Over the coming weeks, we'll also be releasing videos to assist practitioners use the calculators. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for notification of their release.