NABERS for Offices


For Offices and Tenancies

Commercial buildings and tenancies across Australia measure their sustainability performance with NABERS ratings.

Statistics show that commercial building owners who have undertaken ten NABERS ratings and made changes informed by their results have reduced energy use by 40% on average.


  • Every commercial building with an area of 1000 m2 or more.
  • Most tenants who are subleasing part of their tenancy with a net lettable area of 1,000 m2 or more.


NABERS Base Building

Rates the following:

  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Lifts
  • Lobby lighting

NABERS Tenancy

NABERS rating assessments tailored to assess the efficiency of tenancies within a building, informing individual businesses of their energy and water use as well as their overall sustainability performance.

NABERS Whole Building

Rates the following:

  • Base building
  • Tenant occupied space

NABERS Co-Assess

By combining a number of assessments into one assessment NABERS Co-Assess benefits both buildings and tenants. Here are the options:

  • Base building energy rating + one or several tenancy energy ratings
  • Whole building energy rating + one or several tenancy energy ratings
  • Base building energy rating + whole building energy rating + one or several tenancy energy ratings
  • Two or more tenancy energy ratings within the same building
  • NABERS Energy Rating + NABERS Water Rating

NABERS Ratings for Different Spaces

NABERS for offices can be used to rate the whole building, base building or tenancy…

The NABERS for Apartment Buildings tool represents an advantage for the residential sector…

NABERS for shopping centres rates the energy and water consumption that is management by a shopping centre owner…

NABERS ratings for Hotels measure the environmental efficiency for various hotels across Australia…

Data Centres are also able to benchmark their sustainability performance with a NABERS rating…

Do you require a NABERS RATING?

NABERS is an Australian rating system that measures the environmental performance of apartment buildings, office buildings, office tenancies, shopping centres, data centres and hotels; ranking these using a 6-star scale.

NABERS is managed by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage on behalf of the Australian, state and territory governments.


HFM has one of the largest and most experienced teams of NABERS accredited assessors across Australia.

We perform NABERS & BEEC ratings for offices, tenancies, apartment buildings, shopping centres, hotels and data centres

Our primary business is driving efficient outcomes for our clients; to find out more contact one of our friendly team members now.

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