11 Dec 2019
This year’s Global Status Report provides an update on drivers of CO2 emissions and energy demand globally since 2017, along with examples of policies, technologies and investments that support low-carbon...
01 Oct 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates that deployment of energy management information systems (EMIS) can be used to achieve building energy savings of 10 to 20 percent. The Institute...
24 Jun 2019
The Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRC LCL) research project Mainstreaming Net Zero Energy Housing aims to improve industry understanding of Net Zero Energy Homes (NZEH) while addressing...
05 Aug 2016
Conference paper
Most large developing countries have a building energy code or other building efficiency policies. However, testing and rating systems to assess the energy performance of building materials often lag behind...
06 Jan 2018
Journal article
This paper explores potential future implications of climate change on building energy expenditures around the globe. Increasing expenditures result from increased electricity use for cooling, and are offset to varying...
22 Jun 2016
Green Public Procurement (GPP) is an important tool to achieve environmental policy goals relating to climate change, resource use and sustainable consumption and production – especially given the importance of...
26 Feb 2018
This video demonstrates how fire separation building code was visualised in BIM using Autodesk Revit platform.
07 Mar 2016
Journal article
The United States (US) Clean Power Plan established state-specific carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions reduction goals for fossil fuel-fired electricity generating units (EGUs). States may achieve these goals through multiple mechanisms,...
10 Feb 2016
Policy report
The aim of this report, prepared by the Joint Research Centre of the European Union (JRC) is to summarise the efforts undertaken by EU Member States in order to meet...
01 May 2015
This Green Code Infrastructure Guide proposes a framework to support code requirements in the marketplace to achieve desired outcomes.
13 Aug 2018
Blog post
Cities need to become ‘smarter’ if we are to save the planet. John Dora, editor of a special issue of ICE Engineering Sustainability journal on smart cities, says the ingenuity...