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Wendy Miller

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1 May 2018
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Building energy codes have been widely implemented in the world to regulate energy consumption and CO2 emissions from the building sector. In order to assess the impacts of building energy codes on Australian building performance, this paper has compared the energy efficiency requirements of the...

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9 Oct 2017
11

Research suggests that residential aged care facilities are not well regulated in terms of providing safe indoor temperatures, especially during hot summer months.

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Article

14 Feb 2017
30

Heatwaves across much of the country this summer have revealed a serious problem with our national housing stock.

Wendy Miller looks at smarter design and construction, better rating systems and the role of government and industry to overcoming barriers to better housing design....

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Article

2 Jan 2017
52

Australia’s homes are notoriously “leaky” – allowing the uncontrolled flow of heat into and out of the building. Our answer has been to put in more and more pumps, in the form of air conditioning. This is often promoted as a feature, rather than an...

Journal article

6 Dec 2016
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Global population ageing has significant implications for public policy in areas such as health, housing and economic security. The notion of housing as a public health issue is not new, yet very little research has examined the links between housing specifically built for older people,...

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