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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 01 Hansard (Thursday, 17 February 2011) . . Page.. 435 ..


(2) The indicator only accounts for C02 emissions related to the annual energy use from operating residential buildings in the area. Focussing on C02 emissions from operational building energy allowed for a better benchmarking with standards elsewhere.

a) The C02 indicator is based on average household gas and electricity consumption between 2006 and 2009 according to data provided by ActewAGL. Due to difficulties in accessing accurate data the indicator does not include any building-related embodied energy sources.

b) The C02 indicator is only building related and does not include transport related greenhouse gas emissions.

c) No

d) No

(3) The water consumption data refers to household consumption only.

(4) Low income households are defined according to the definition of the Australian Bureau of Statistics as households with a gross weekly income less than $ 650.


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