Home Star Rating Australia

Home Star Rating Australia is a NT based company that provides residential Thermal Performance assessments. We have been operating as building consultants in the NT since 2004 operating as Northern Territory Property Services, providing pre-purchase property inspections and reports.

Ray has had an interest in energy efficent housing since 1989 when he designed and built a passive solar designed house in Victoria incorporating many of the features recomended today including solar sensative orientation, insulated ceiling, wall and floor space, wide eaves and zone seperation.

All of our assessors are nationally accredited with the Association of Building Sustainability Assessors (ABSA) and have completed a Course in Building Thermal Performance using the latest approved second genration software Accurate and BERS pro .

Our director Ray Fogolyan has a broad range of experience in the Building and Construction industry. Ray has worked as a supervisor/Foreman for some of Australia largest builders before taking on a teaching position with Victoria University. While at Victoria University Ray taught Carpentry Apprentices and subjects within the Building Surveyors courses. Ray has also taught Building Construction and Building Structures at Charles Darwin University.

After Teaching at Victoria University Ray went on to work for the National Building and Construction Industry Training Board developing curriculum for the Building and Construction Industry before taking up a role with the Australian National Training Authority where he oversaw the funding of training development of the Construction and Mining industries.

Ray moved to the Northern Territory in 2004 to start up a building consultancy business (Northern Territory Property Services) providing Pre -Purchase property inspections and reports.

Ray prides himself on keeping up with the latest trends and information in the industry and is a member of the Austrlain Institue of Building Surveyors, Housing Industry Association and Association of Building Sustainability Assessors.

Ray was elected to the Board of the association of sustainability assessors and has a keen interest in the Continuing professional development program and Nationally accredited qualifications for Home Energy Rating Assessors. Ray was the industry representative on committee to develop the national Certificate IV Qualification and remains on the Construction and Property Services Industry Advisory Council Property Services Industry Advisory Committee.

Rays qualifications:

  • Certificate of Proficiency Carpentry and Joinery
  • Building Technician Certificate (Building Foreman)
  • Course in Building Thermal Performance Assessment (Residential)
  • Diploma of Teaching TAFE
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Graduate Diploma in Curriculum