Why Choose Us

The SmartRate team are trained on the latest software and use the latest techniques to ensure that they provide the best and most economical solutions for your needs - whether for training or a building energy rating assessment.

Building Energy Ratings and Assessment

The team at SmartRate have design and architecture backgrounds and the practice is BDAV accredited.

SmartRate provides smart assessments, smart solutions, and we provide a fully PI insured service to protect you and your clients.

Assessments and compliance ratings for new homes and commercial buildings; sustainability assessments on existing homes, the team at SmartRate provides a complete service.

As active members of ABSA, BDAV and the HIA, the SmartRate team keep fully informed of the latest developments in software; in assessment techniques and the regulatory requirements of States and Territory's around Australia to ensure that your project is cost effective and benefits from the very latest thinking.

Whether you want more than the minimum rating for your new home or you seek to reduce your energy bills and your Greenhouse Gas Emission footprint, the team at SmartRate will provide you with the answer.

  • Fully trained
  • Up to date
  • ABSA accredited
  • Over 30 years experience
  • Prompt & professional service
  • Use the latest software
  • PI Insurance
  • New home assessments
  • Unit assessments
  • Commercial building assessments
  • Sustainability assessments for existing homes


Michael Plunkett is the team leader and holds formal qualifications in Training and Assessment.

Training courses are interesting and full of examples of real projects and tips for new assessors on how to get the best out of the software tools.

  • Training based on real world experience
  • Real projects
  • Qualified trainers
  • Flexible delivery options
  • Latest software