Archive for January, 2013

Changes to rainwater tank and hot water system requirements

Changes to rainwater tank and hot water system requirements

After persistent lobbying to the state government, Master Builders has welcomed the government’s decision to remove the mandatory rainwater tank requirement for new homes and change the requirements for greenhouse-efficient electric hot water systems in new homes and renovations. Master Builders has released preliminary advice regarding the administration of building contracts until the new laws are introduced.

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