Report

Digital energy futures: review of industry trends, visions and scenarios for the home

Researchers from Monash University’s Emerging Technologies Research Lab have conducted an analysis of how the energy and tech sectors predict our everyday lives will change in the home of the future. Based on a review of key industry reports, this study reveals how the home...
Strategy

Engaging households towards the Future Grid

This engagement strategy draws on findings across all stages of the project to provide best practice and innovative examples of household engagement towards the Future Grid.
Report

Engaging households towards the Future Grid: experiences, expectations and emerging trends

This report summarises the findings from Stage 1 of the Future Grid Homes project, which involved in-depth and at-home interviews with 51 Australian households in five National Energy Market (NEM) states and territories (VIC, SA, NSW, ACT and QLD).
Report

The 3Ps: protection, productivity and pleasure for Australian smart home early adopters

This report identifies the benefits and problems smart home adopters actually experience, and compares them to the technological solutions on offer. The report shows that while living in a smart home is appealing for early adopters, it also throws up some unexpected challenges.
Conference paper

Benefits and challenges of energy efficient social housing

This paper presents a multi-method (interviews, cost-benefit analysis, technical monitoring) longitudinal evaluation of ten social housing dwellings in Horsham (Victoria, Australia), including four low-energy and six control houses.