05 Nov 2019
Guide
This guide acts as a practical reference for the design of high-performance, low-carbon commercial buildings. The target audience is everyone involved in the creation of new commercial buildings, from architects,...
01 Oct 2019
Guide
This guide is a planning resource for small to medium-sized companies involved in the buildings sector value chain. This includes building materials suppliers, trades and contractors, transport companies and architects,...
01 Oct 2019
Report
It was a whirlwind year for energy efficiency in 2019 at the state level. Many legislatures and governors established the transition to clean energy and reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
23 Dec 2015
Working paper
This working paper brings together the findings of the first stage in this study, which focusses on the identification of 'macro-objectives' for the environmental performance of the EU building stock...
14 Jun 2019
Report
The energy agenda under the G20 Presidency of Japan focuses on the theme of “accelerating the virtuous circle of environmental protection and economic growth by innovation”. Through the Energy Transitions...
04 Feb 2019
Report
This report assesses the extent to which it would be feasible for the non-residential building sector as a whole, and for individual building forms, to achieve net zero energy and/or...
28 May 2018
Case study
This research explores the carbon impact of current Value Engineering (VE) practices in Australia. To accomplish this goal, a complex mixed-use building in Sydney was modelled to determine the capital...
27 Apr 2018
Journal article
In order to achieve long-term targets for energy savings and emission reductions, substantial savings will be needed from existing buildings. For example, a recent analysis for the USA examines aggressive...
07 Sep 2018
Journal article
This study describes the results of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) applied to 24 statistically-based dwelling archetypes, representative of the EU housing stock in 2010. The aim is to quantify the...
04 Feb 2019
Report
This report acknowledges the strong calls from energy consumer groups, and many in the building and building products sectors, to improve the affordability of operating new and existing homes.
04 Feb 2019
Report
COAG Energy Ministers have agreed upon this Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings , a national plan that sets a trajectory towards zero energy (and carbon) ready buildings for Australia.
19 Mar 2017
Report
The renovation of the existing building stock represents a huge potential in actions to mitigate climate change, not only by the improvement of the overall energy performance of the built...