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Scorecard Program Advisory Group seeking members

The Scorecard program is establishing an Advisory Group that can provide industry-wide and diverse opinions on the program’s governance system, risks associated with the quality of delivery of the program, and marketing and promotional opportunities necessary for the growth of the program.

This Program Advisory Group (PAG) will formalise the delivery of these outcomes, with stakeholder representatives from across the spectrum of disciplines to ensure:

  • a range of views are considered in the further development and growth of the program
  • insights are gained into developing the market for Scorecard assessments, helping to identify potential commercialisation opportunities and helping ensure that there is a sufficient pool of assessors to meet demand for assessments
  • opportunities are found to cut down unnecessary or ineffective controls, streamlining the program’s monitoring and evaluation process
  • requirements are considered for additional or increased controls to enhance quality assurance where necessary.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the advisory group, please read the Terms of Participation below and send us your CV (including two references) and a cover letter. In your cover letter:

  • confirm that you have read, understood and agree to abide by the terms within the Program Advisory Group's Terms of Participation.
  • describe your relevant experience (under 200 words) and identify which field you are experienced in, choosing from:
    • local councils
    • energy efficiency industry
    • accredited persons (for example, Scorecard assessors)
    • community organisations
    • peak bodies
    • associated government agencies.
  • provide information on experience you have in any of the other fields (under 200 words)

Program Advisory Group Terms of Participation (PDF, 324.3 KB)

Program Advisory Group Terms of Participation - accessible version
(DOCX, 135.6 KB)

Please forward your CV and a cover letter to help.scorecard@delwp.vic.gov.au by 14 February 2019.

Scorecard commercialisation analysis

In response to stakeholder feedback, and to support the recent commercial release of the Scorecard the Department engaged energy analysis firm Point Advisory to develop a report on Scorecard commercialisation opportunities.

The objective of this work was to examine the opportunities for commercial and not for profit organisations to develop market offerings which utilise the Scorecard to deliver services to the Victorian community, and to capture and summarise stakeholder feedback about program elements such as governance and program expansion.

This report has been completed and is now available.

The Scorecard is now available 

You can now get an energy performance star rating for your home. To find out more about the program and to find an assessor, visit the Victorian Energy Saver website

Assessor training

Are you a well-qualified energy or home sustainability assessor? Would you be interested in delivering assessments using the Victorian Government's new tool, the Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard?

Go to the Scorecard website to find out more.

Background

The Victorian Government has released a voluntary home efficiency rating tool – the Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard (the Scorecard).

The Scorecard empowers householders to improve the energy performance of their home and save money on their energy bills.

Householders who are interested in understanding more about the energy performance of their home can contact a private provider and arrange for a rating assessment. The provider collects data on site and calculates a star rating through the Scorecard tool on the spot. The Scorecard is a user pays service - assessors charge householders appropriate fees for providing Scorecard assessments.

Once the provider has completed the rating, the householder receives:

  • An overall rating that represents the average cost of energy for that house
  • Information about the performance of key elements of the house
  • Information about performance of the house in hot conditions and
  • A range of options about how they could improve the rating of the house.

The Scorecard is designed for use in existing and new homes.

The Scorecard is supported by the Victorian Government to ensure that the results are backed by robust evidence, data and calculations.

There are opportunities for stakeholders to be involved in ongoing consultation on the Scorecard - subscribe to our stakeholder newsletter, Scorecard Bulletin, for updates.

For further information, contact us directly at help.scorecard@delwp.vic.gov.au or visit the Scorecard website

Page last updated: 11/12/2018