7 Star Homes Program – Stream A: Rebates

Last updated: 4 November 2022

Sustainability Victoria is working with registered builders and land developers to design and build 7-star NatHERS rated homes.

This includes:

  • $4,000 rebates per home, for up to 4 homes built, to assist with upgrade costs
  • as-built verification assessment to ensure homes are built to achieve the same efficiency rating as designed
  • 6-to-7-star training, online and in person, to support the design process and to upskill employees
  • exclusive sales and marketing training designed especially for selling energy-efficient homes.

Stream A rebates are now fully subscribed.

Register your interest to receive updates on the program and to hear about future opportunities to build 7-star homes.

Participating builders

Visit Participating builders to view the list of builders and land developers who are collaborating with us to build 7-star homes.

To be eligible for a rebate, homes must:

  • meet a minimum 7-star NatHERS rating
  • undergo a whole-of-home (WoH) assessment using Sustainability Victoria’s new pilot assessment tool
  • pass an as-built verification assessment achieving:
    • maximum 10 air changes per hour at 50 Pa and
    • 95 percent insulation coverage in both walls and ceilings
  • comply with all other areas of the National Construction Code.

For full details on the program requirements, read the program guidelines.

Contact us

For questions regarding the 7 Star Homes program, please contact homes@sustainability.vic.gov.au