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O'Beirne Design

O'Beirne Design

Building Design, Drafting & Energy Rating Service.

O'Beirne Design is a Building Design and Drafting Business based in Ballarat. With 20 years experience in the design and documentation of residential and commercial buildings, we are well equipped to provide a quality service to our clients no matter what the size of the project. <read more>


6 Star Energy Ratings

Now known as 'Residential Building Thermal Performance Assessments'

6 Star energy rating service

All newly constructed homes are now required to be at least 6 Star energy efficient and need to be rated by a qualified 'Residential Thermal Performance Assessor'. Using the second generation Firstrate 5 assessment software we can rate new homes for regulatory compliance and also suggest ways to improve the thermal efficiency of the building to achieve comfortable living conditions and lower running costs. <read more>.


6 Star Alterations & Additions

All new alterations and additions now need to be 6 Star compliant.

In 2008 the State Government introduced legislation that all new residential alterations and additions are to be 6 Star compliant for energy efficiency. As the current Firstrate 5 software can not be used for rating alterations & additions I have developed my own software, (Irate) to provide a 6 Star analysis in compliance with the Building Code of Australia. <read more>