Energy efficiency ratings don't measure air tightness, experts have said new measures may be needed

Lucy Bladen
Updated January 17 2020 - 7:51am, first published 4:00am

The smoke haze that has blanketed Canberra over the past month has forced some out of their homes and others have taped shut windows and doors in an attempt to stop smoke haze leaking through gaps.

Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email:

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