Energy Efficiency (Climate) Zones

Dataset Number565
Dataset TitleEnergy Efficiency (Climate) Zones
CustodianData Authority: Attorney General's Department
Data Provider: Department for Infrastructure and Transport


DescriptionEnergy Efficiency (Climate) Zones are used in conjunction with the Building Code of Australia for the purpose in determining extent of energy efficiency measures required for all new homes and extensions built in South Australia.
UsageUsed to assist in the energy efficiency of building development.

Data Quality

LineageEnergy Efficiency (Climate) Zones are based on LGA boundaries. Zones outside councils are based on the generalised 300m contour around the Flinders and Gawler Ranges.
Positional AccuracyWithin LGA areas accuracy is 1:10000. Outside LGA areas accuracy is around 1:250000

Geographic Extent

Extent NameSouth Australia
Min Easting or Longitude129
Min Northing or Latitude-38.25
Max Easting or Longitude141
Max Northing or Latitude-26

Dataset Status

Initially Acquired23-JUL-2002
Last Updated02-APR-2008
Update FrequencyAs required
Maintenance MethodAreas to be edited are determined by Building Policy Branch.
LicenseingCC BY (Attribution)


TableNameField AliasData TypeDescription
Polygon Attribute TableENERGY_EFFICIENCY_ZONE CharacterEnergy Efficiency (Climate) Zone category
Polygon Attribute TableCLIMATE CharacterType of Climate Zone
Polygon Attribute TableCOMMENTS CharacterComments applicable to selected Energy Efficiency (Climate) Zones outside of councils

Contact Information

OrganisationAttorney General's Department
Planning and Land Use Services
Postal Address101 Grenfell Street