30 Jun 2018
Guide
The intent of the graphic format of this document is to make the policy clearer and more accessible to a diverse audience, including the community, designers, planners, and developers.
18 Jun 2018
Conference paper
In the global push to lowering our carbon emissions by transitioning to renewable energy production and improving energy efficiency epitomised in the Paris Agreement in 2015, the importance of housing...
06 May 2019
Report
The Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme, commonly known as NatHERS, which is applied through software tools such as AccuRate Sustainability, has become the predominant pathway for complying with energy efficiency...
07 Mar 2018
Article
Light, reflective surfaces can have a dramatic impact in cooling the surrounding air – in cities, but in the countryside too. Whitewashed walls, arrays of photovoltaic cells, and stubble-filled fields...
01 Jun 2018
Journal article
It is increasingly recognised that the risks associated with climate change must be addressed through both mitigation and adaptation. Buildings are vulnerable to climate change risk and are also the...
11 Jun 2019
Report
The research examined the role of energy efficiency initiatives on overall residential property value and explored the ability of residential valuation professionals to incorporate energy efficiency into the valuation process,...
31 May 2018
Article
New research finds that people are willing to pay more for energy efficient housing, making the case for a mandatory national rating system for existing homes. “Location, location, location” is...
22 Aug 2017
Journal article
Energy policy continues not to acknowledge the gap between the calculated (i.e. the anticipated or promised) and the actual consumption associated with peoples’ everyday practices in their homes and in...
Conference paper
The building sector has been identified as a sector with large potential for delivering energy savings and mitigation of GHG emissions. Yet it has been unclear what the specific role...
09 Oct 2017
Report
This is a report of a project which aimed to design, develop and assess innovative media and communication strategies to drive mainstream adoption of low carbon products and practices as...
11 Apr 2016
Discussion paper
Australia’s current national emissions reduction target is to reduce emissions to 26-28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.