Design Matters National is the largest organisation representing Accredited Thermal Performance Assessors (TPAs) in Australia.
These Accredited professionals play an integral role in facilitating a more sustainable outcome in combination with design professionals to improve the energy efficiency of commercial and residential buildings throughout nationally.
Design Matters National is a NatHERS (Nationwide Home Energy Rating Scheme) Assessor Accrediting Organisation recognised by the Department of Environment and Energy and maintains optimum Accreditation education programs for TPA members.
The TPA dedicated helpdesk is available for members requiring assistance to navigate the technicalities of software to ensure informed and correct energy assessments.
We work closely with federal and state governments to advocate for, and ensure our members are supported to follow best practice and industry regulations.
We have attached the NatHERS link of the new Assessors Handbook for you. https://www.nathers.gov.au/publications/nathers-assessor-handbook
This is a useful publication which explains a number of previously unclear rules.
To view our Thermal Performance Assessor Code of Conduct, please click here - Thermal Performance Assessor - Code of Conduct
Learn about DMN’s Upskill Now CPD Course here - Upskill Now - Correctly interpret and model building elements
To view our Thermal Performance Assessor Professional Development Guidelines, please click here – Thermal Performance Assessor Continuing Professional Development Guidelines
To view our Quality Assurance and TPA Upskill Now procedure, click here - Quality Assurance Procedure 2021
Complaints against TPA's procedure