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Don't DIY

DIY kills. Always use a licensed electrical contractor or gas fitter.

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New consumer resources

Multi-lingual information on building and renovating your home.

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Dealing with complaints

Video now available providing information on the Building and Energy dispute resolution process.

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Great outdoors. Lethal indoors

Never use portable gas appliances inside a tent, caravan or RV. The carbon monoxide they release can kill.

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Building and Energy

Announcements & Publications

Compliance Inspection Report Four - Technical building...

Building and Energy has an audit program to monitor whether registered building surveyors are complying with their registration requirements and if technical...

Safety barriers for private swimming and spa pools in...

This document provides guidance to owners of existing private swimming and spa pools that are located in areas of the State that are excluded from certain...

Building and Energy's yearly report 2023

This publication is a snapshot of Building and Energy's activity for 2023. 

Second registration refusal for builder – Atalla Abbas...

The Building Services Board has refused to renew the building contractor registration of Atalla Abbas (BC101011, expired), trading as Consbuild Developments,...

Example complaint schedule

Information for owners of new homes with polybutylene...

Building and Energy has announced preliminary findings from its investigation into water leaks in Perth homes from a particular brand of polybutylene pipe....

Refrigeration and air-conditioning restricted electrical...

This fact sheet provides guidance for refrigeration and air-conditioning (R&AC) restricted electrical licence holders (REL). Installation, maintenance...

Painting penalty highlights registration rules – Jamie...

The Building Commissioner is reminding WA consumers that only registered painting contractors can legally carry out paid painting work valued at $1,000 or...

Building and Energy fee schedules (downloads)

These fees are exclusive of GST and are applicable for 2024–25. Builders registration Building surveyors registration Electricians licensing Gas fitters...

Industry Bulletin 167 – Amendments to smoke alarm...

The State Government is progressing initiatives to improve regulation around the short-term rental accommodation (STRA) sector, including the implementation...

Building surveyors cautioned over misleading...

The Building Services Board has found a Perth building surveying firm and its director engaged in misleading conduct while certifying a medical facility’s...

Building and Energy industry bulletins – complete list

A complete list of building industry bulletins published for the building services and plumbing industries. 

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