GLOSSARY TERM  
  NABERS  
 
  DESCRIPTION  
  The National Australian Built Environment Rating System. NABERS is a performance-based rating system for existing buildings. NABERS rates a building on the basis of its measured operational impacts on the environment. Buildings can be rated anywhere between 1 and 6 stars, with 6 stars representing exceptional greenhouse performance. NABERS is a national initiative managed by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.