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Green Star - Education v1

You are looking at a discontinued version of Green Star. This Legacy Rating Tool is no longer available for registration. The most recent version of Green Star for design and construction of sustainable buildings is Green Star - Design & As Built.


The Green Star — Education v1 rating tool assesses the environmental attributes of new and refurbished education facilities in Australia.

Registration under this rating tool closed in December 2015, new projects must register under the current versions of the Green Star rating tools.

Projects which have been previously registered or have been certified for a Green Star – Education Design v1 rating will still be able to register for a Green Star – Education As Built v1 rating, provided that the eligibility criteria is still met.

View the Green Star - Education v1 Technical Manual

Green Star rating tool technical manual viewer (BETA)

Download the rating tool scorecard:
Green Star — Education v1 Scorecard
Updated: 12th April 2016* (Original release 28 August, 2008)

Green Star — Education v1 Calculators
Updated: 20th May 2015* (Original release 28 August, 2008)

Supporting Documents:
Eligibility Criteria
Green Star Rulings

Design rating to As Built rating reduced documentation template
Documentation Guidelines for Education v1
Commuting Mass Transport Calculator Guide
Material Calculator Guide (Mat-11 Flooring, Mat-14 Ceilings, Walls and Partitions, Mat-12 Joinery, Mat-13 Loose Furniture)
Green Star Photovoltaic Modelling Guidelines                                             

Daylight and Views Hand Calculation Guide (Updated 22 July 2015)
Assessment of Building Users' Guide and Design Intent Report (Uploaded 1 April 2014)


Energy Resources:
Green Star — Education v1 Energy Calculator Guide - Revision B.1*

*Revision B.1 was uploaded 27 January 2010 (Revision A released 28 January 2009)For details of changes from Revision A to B.1, please consult the Changelog at the beginning of Revision B.1.

Green Star — Education v1 Standard Practice Benchmark Summary

Green Star - Solar Hot Water and Heat Pump Booster Energy Calculator Guide


Updated credits
Man-1 Green Star Accredited Professional credit
IEQ Air Distribution System credit
Ene - Conditional Requirement credit
Ene-1 Greenhouse Gas Emissions credit
Ene-3 Peak Energy Demand Reduction credit
Ene-4 'Lighting Zoning' credit
Tra-4 Commuting Mass Transport credit
Wat-5 Fire System Water credit
Mat-4 Concrete credit (updated: 11 Sep 2012)
Mat-5 Steel credit (updated: 20 Dec 2013)
Mat-6 PVC credit (updated: 13 Dec 2013)
Mat-7 Timber credit (updated: 21 Feb 2012)
Eco - Conditional Requirement credit
Eco-1 Topsoil credit
Emi-3 Refrigerant Leaks credit
Emi-5 Stormwater credit
Emi-8 Legionella credit