Larissa Nicholls

First Name: Larissa
Last Name: Nicholls
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17 January 2017

Marketing materials for 'off-the-shelf' smart home control devices are analysed, including a summary of proposed benefits and lifestyle enhancements. Potential detriments and energy consumption...

9 May 2016

This five-year study funded by VicHealth and undertaken by RMIT Centre for Urban Research aimed to discover how design and planning of a new residential community could improve the health and...

31 December 2015

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services commissioned this research based on a three-year evaluation of low-carbon houses in Horsham, a region noted for its climate extremes.

Conference paper
11 December 2015

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in...

28 August 2015

Case studies of household experiences of involuntary disconnection of their energy supply. The complex family, health and financial circumstances are described, alongside retailer practices and...

21 January 2015

This report investigates energy practices in households with children and recommends reassessment of the energy policy focus on price signals, tariff choice and information to address demand...

10 July 2014

This report finds that demand management and engagement activities need to go beyond individually motivating family households to save money, protect the environment, or make better choices in the...