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Larissa Nicholls

Draft report

Engaging households towards the Future Grid: experiences, expectations and emerging trends (Interim Report)

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).
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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.
Report

Heatwaves, homes & health: why household vulnerability to extreme heat is an electricity policy issue

This report provides evidence regarding potential financial and health implications of electricity pricing and 'price signal' messaging for heat vulnerable households.
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Smart home control: exploring the potential for off-the-shelf enabling technologies in energy vulnerable and other households

This trial of smart home control in 46 households shows limits to use for managing home energy bills and electricity demand.
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