26 Nov 2018
Report
Improved energy performance of buildings presents a win-win-win opportunity, reducing stress on the electricity network, offering bill savings, supporting a least-cost pathway to a zero carbon built environment, and improving...
01 Oct 2017
Journal article
The reduction of the energy consumption and carbon emissions in the building sector is an important target for actions to mitigate the climate changes and different actions are being carried...
24 Jun 2019
Report
The Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) research project Mainstreaming Net Zero Energy Housing aims to improve industry understanding of Net Zero Energy Homes (NZEH) while addressing cost...
09 Jun 2016
Presentation
The content of these slides was to identify, prioritise and quantify these policy options for interventions to rapidly increase energy efficiency during the change of government and the incoming government...
13 Apr 2018
Article
Energy transition of the EU building stock, from being an energy waster to being highly energy efficient and an energy producer, is a prerequisite for Europe’s carbon neutrality, as well...
16 May 2019
Journal article
This study examines the sources of evidence that influence decision-makers who design or develop office buildings, and aims to explain why some managers engage more in evidence-based practice (EBP) than...
29 Jul 2016
Report
This report reviews progress achieved by European Union Member States in reaching cost-optimal levels of minimum energy performance requirements for new and existing buildings, and also for building elements.
13 Sep 2019
Working paper
This paper responds to the global discourse around the need to decarbonize the world’s building stock by 2050 in order to meet global climate goals. It aims to provide clear,...
03 Jul 2019
Report
This strategy document is designed to accelerate action, with four clearly defined steps: differentiate sustainable housing in the market; train and reward the construction industry; build awareness; and broadcast the...
23 Oct 2018
Working paper
This white paper examines the current state of zero energy codes and provides an update on avenues to achieving zero energy codes by 2030. It presents an overview of current...
12 Jul 2018
Chapter
Net zero energy building (NZEB) standards have been gaining prominence lately as the next performance target for buildings. However, despite the demonstrated benefits of such building performance across triple bottom-line...
25 Jan 2019
Working paper
In 1978, California adopted building codes designed to reduce the energy used for heating, cooling, and water heating in buildings.