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SSD Aggregated Statistics of BASIX Single Dwelling Data (2009) for NSW

SSD-based statistics for NSW BASIX single dwelling data, compiled by City Future Research Centre (UNSW). The Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) aims to deliver equitable, effective water and greenhouse gas reductions across the state. BASIX is one of the strongest sustainable planning measures to be undertaken in Australia. An integrated part of the planning system, BASIX is implemented under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act. BASIX applies to all residential dwelling types and is part of the development application process in NSW. BASIX is assessed online using the BASIX assessment tool. The tool checks elements of a proposed design against sustainability targets. The benchmarks are determined from NSW average residential water, electricity and gas consumption data collected from energy suppliers by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. For water, the NSW benchmark is expressed in terms of potable water consumption and is equal to 90,340 litres of water per person per year. For energy, the NSW benchmark is expressed in terms of residential greenhouse gas emissions and is equal to 3,292 kg of CO2-e per person per year. By multiplying the water and energy per capita benchmarks by the Australian Bureau of Statistic average occupancy rates for dwelling size and location, a water and greenhouse budget for a proposed dwelling can be calculated. Savings are calculated by comparing the dwellings modelled performance to this benchmark figure.

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Last Updated August 14, 2020, 06:34 (UTC)
Created February 22, 2017, 02:26 (UTC)
License Data Licence (AURIN)
Aggregation Level ssd
Attribute List Average Energy Score, Average Energy Target, Average Floor Area, Average Number of Bedrooms, Average Water Score, Average Water Target, Code of SSD, Number of Single Dwelling Applications, Ratio of Energy Score to Energy Target, Ratio of Roof Area to Site Area, Ratio of Water Score to Water Target
Attribution Government of New South Wales - Department of Planning and Environment, (2015): SSD Aggregated Statistics of BASIX Single Dwelling Data (2009) for NSW; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © NSW Crown - Planning and Environment 2006 - 2014
Geometry Field geom
Key ssd_code06
Type dataset
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