Energy efficiency

Alternate Term Label:
Energy efficiency measures
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Inquiry into tackling climate change in Victorian communities: final report

This inquiry report examines what urban, rural and regional communities in Victoria are doing to tackle climate change, and how the Victorian government could better support these communities.
Systematic review

Policy and program options for improving energy efficiency in low income households

The main objective of this rapid systematic review is to synthesise knowledge from secondary literature employing systematic review and meta-analytic approaches on the mix and effectiveness of policy and program options for improving the energy efficiency of the homes in which low-income households reside.
Systematic review

International best practice on financing models for low carbon/energy efficient buildings

The objective of this review is to find evidence on international best practices on financing models for energy efficiency investments in buildings.
Journal article

Embodied GHG emissions of buildings – the hidden challenge for effective climate change mitigation

To meet climate-change mitigation needs, one must go beyond operational energy consumption and related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of buildings and address their full life cycle. Considering global GHG reduction targets, the results of this study emphasise the urgent need to reduce GHG emissions of...
Report

Supporting Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale to prepare for climate change

This project provided the Borough of Queenscliff community with independent advice on energy efficiency and renewable energy options to give them the confidence to implement changes in their homes and businesses that will make them more resilient to climate change.
Report

Battery storage revolution

Battery storage offers numerous benefits to vulnerable communities by supporting energy management and building resilience. Council and the community acknowledge energy storage as a logical next step to increase community capacity for energy management given a constrained local grid network, strong solar resource and demonstrated...
Report

On for young and old: kinders and senior citizens facilities

Council-owned kindergartens and senior bitizens’ buildings in the Southern Grampians Shire were assessed for thermal efficiency, water supply reliability, water tightness and energy efficiency to ensure that the Shire’s most vulnerable groups are provided with climate-adapted facilities as the climate becomes generally hotter and drier...
Report

Sustainable building initiative

This project involved the completion of building audits of three Council owned and managed buildings to review their performance, and energy use and to identify a range of actions that could be undertaken to reduce Council expenditure on energy (electricity and gas).
Report

Campaspe community clubs combat climate change

Campaspe Community Clubs Combat Climate Change project was about helping community groups understand their energy and water use at recreation reserves and what they can do about it to reduce the impacts of climate change and minimise greenhouse, energy and water costs.
Report

Warm, cool and energy-affordable housing policy solutions for low-income renters

Energy hardship can include both absolute and relative measures of financial hardship, as well as circumstances where residents limit their energy use for normal daily activities. This research examines the incidence of energy hardship for Australian low income renters, and considered strategies and policy actions...