This factsheet details the impact of increased costs such as electricity and gas, fuel and waste disposal, along with next steps for business to get ready for the 1 July 2012 start date.
- Indirect cost increase in energy and cost pass-through in the supply chain from materials.
- It is unlikely that a property company will be classified as a 'liable' entity and have to purchase permits.
- Impairment testing will require consideration of the carbon price. Buildings with low environmental and performance ratings may not be highly sought after by tenants.
- Payback periods on capital investments will change.