Person

Paul Osmond

Report

Energy and indoor climate visualisation to encourage households for low carbon living

This pilot project was designed to address this gap in energy usage information through the development of an integrated visualisation platform to allow households to explore their indoor comfort conditions, and disaggregate electricity consumption and water consumption at a residential scale.
Strategy

Cooling Sydney Strategy: planning for Sydney 2050

This strategy provides urban overheating mitigation recommendations to support the strategic planning of Sydney 2050 based on in-depth research conducted by the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) and the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
Guide

Guide to low carbon residential buildings – retrofit

This guide offers practical advice to homeowners, builders and designers embarking on a retrofit of an existing home. It focuses on relatively simple adaptations to improve a home’s comfort, while reducing energy bills and carbon emissions.
Conference paper

Re-imagining the relationship between the design and management of the built environment and ecology

Urban development and renewal is changing the shape and composition of Australian cities, putting increasing pressure on biodiversity, water resources, and human health and well-being. As our cities intensify and expand, there will be further losses to the number and diversity of species and habitats...
Conference paper

Challenges and opportunities behind long-term urban resilience policy: insight from Australia, the UK and the USA

Public policies and initiatives are constantly developed and re-developed. These changes are influenced by practical aspects such as politics, funding and governance. Some may argue that this encourages innovation and reflects true democratic processes. Nevertheless, it also represents a challenge for dealing with complex issues...