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Sustainable housing laws

Queensland's growing population, combined with the possible effects of climate change, means it is more important than ever that Queensland homes are designed in a more sustainable manner.

Sustainable housing laws are designed to make Queensland homes more comfortable to live in, use less water and energy and assist with reducing Queensland’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy equivalence rating

Lighting

Water

Air conditioners

Hot water systems

Electricity sub-metering

Sustainability declaration

Covenants and body corporate by-laws

Incentive programs