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BASIX - Changes & New Targets: MP1801

Martin Pinson
Formal CPD
1 Hour - FORMAL
Duration: 00:56:01
Martin Pinson is a qualified environmental engineer, architect and sustainability consultant.
In this talk, he outlines the recent changes to the BASIX requirements and illustrates the impact these will have on new dwellings after 1 July, 2017.
He uses several detailed case studies to provide some empirical measure of these impacts, and provides some ideas for solutions to ensure compliance.
This CPD course relates to the following AACA NCSA Elements: 3, 4, 5, 6, & 8
At the completion of this course you will:
  • Understand the main changes for BASIX affecting new dwellings , including:
  1. Energy – Higher minimum scores
  2. Thermal Comfort – tougher targets for heating & cooling
  3. Water – Unchanged
  4. DIY ‘rapid method’ –Removed
  5. DIY ‘deemed to satisfy’ – Tougher targets and restricted use
  • Understand the reasons for these changes to BASIX
  • Appreciate how the BASIX Tool works relative to climate zones and efficiency targets

              Recognised by the NSW ARB, ARB of Victoria, BA of Qld, AB of WA, Work Stds Tas, APB of SA, PIA, AILA & BDA

              • PRESENTER
              • FORMAL CPD/CPE POINTS

              • MARTIN PINSON

                Martin (B. Env. Eng. Hons 1, B. Arch. Hons 1) is a qualified environmental engineer, architect and sustainability consultant, with 15 years of post-graduate experience. 

                He has worked with the Integreco team as a:
                Senior Sustainability Consultant;
                LCA and Carbon Assessor of materials and buildings;
                Energy and Water Consultant and Certifier;
                Green Star® Building Sustainability Assessor;
                National Construction Code of Australia (NCC) Energy Performance (Section J) Assessor, and; 
                Thermal Comfort energy modeller (AccuRate and BERS Pro).  

                Martin has worked on numerous Sustainability Consulting projects undertaking energy assessments, water assessments, carbon analysis, materials selection and sustainable design consulting for a variety of retail, commercial and residential development projects. 

                Martin also led the Integreco assessment team that undertook the BASIX Sustainability Rating Scheme Multi-unit testing for the NSW State Government Department of Infrastructure and Natural Resources, in benchmarking the operational carbon intensity for the Regulation Impact Statement.

                He has also undertaken eco-materials research for numerous projects including: the AMP Global Headquarters Refurbishment; the Australian Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions Refurbishment (using a derivative of the LEED-CI assessment system); and Brisbane City Council’s Fitout. 

                He has also undertaken much research, product assessment and consulting for Ecospecifier.