Stephen F. Pullen
Energy and carbon performance evaluation for buildings and urban precincts: review and a new modelling concept
With the accelerating pace of urbanisation around the world, the planning, development and operation of buildings and precincts have become increasingly important with respect to energy use and the associated carbon footprint of the modern built environment. Over recent decades, much effort, both in research...
Industry Constructions of Waste in Building Life-Cycles: Zero waste and beyond?
This paper discusses research from an ARC funded project that is investigating ways to minimise waste from building conception to end of life.
A framework for adaptation of Australian households to heat waves
Climate change is leading to an increased frequency and severity of heat waves. Spells of several consecutive days of unusually high temperatures have led to increased mortality rates for the more vulnerable in the community. The problem is compounded by the escalating energy costs and...
Ecocents living: affordable and sustainable housing for South Australia
The Ecocents Living project is the result of collaboration between the Department for Families & Communities, Hindmarsh and the University of South Australia. The purpose of the research program was to identify a suite of built forms for housing that are both affordable and sustainable...
Transport, housing and urban form: the life cycle transport and housing impact of city centre apartments compared with suburban dwellings
Life cycle analysis is used to calculate the total transport and housing energy and emissions from a sample of 41 households in seven apartment buildings in Adelaide. The study builds on previous research which calculated the life cycle energy and emissions from a sample of...