Australian Housing Data Dashboards

The CSIRO have developed a suite of dashboards to help those involved in the residential building industry to get greater understanding of how we are going at moving our new dwellings and suburbs towards higher energy efficiency and lower emissions.

The dashboards mainly utilise data gathered from the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme’s Universal Certificates. A Universal Certificate is the assessment pathway that the majority of new dwellings in Australia use to comply with the energy efficiency requirements in Australia’s National Construction Code. Around 130,000 certificates are added to our database each year, and these dashboards are updated monthly.

There are four dashboards available:


1. Energy Rating

These dashboards show how the star ratings are distributed based on geographical boundaries including climate zones, states/territories, local government areas and postcodes.

2. Design

These dashboards look at what design approaches have been used. Including building area, orientation and zoning.

3. Construction

These dashboards explore the type of floor, wall and roof construction systems employed around Australia as well as window types, insulation used and shading devices.

4. Fixtures and appliances

These dashboards explore lighting, hot water systems, heating/cooling loaded and the update of PV systems.

The dashboards are interactive and contain filters and controls that allow you to customise the view.

Access the dashboards at: ahd.csiro.au/dashboards