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Energy efficiency

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Energy efficiency measures
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Report

Smart solutions to supercharge Qld

The Queensland government is cutting greenhouse gas emissions and capitalising on Australia’s renewable energy boom and growing clean industries. This report outlines initiatives that would be transformational for the state, and also make a tangible improvement to the lives of everyday Queenslanders.
Policy report

Decarbonising heating at home

This report examines two major policies targeting renewable heat and energy performance in buildings in the UK from the past decade – the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) in Great Britain, and the minimum energy efficiency standard (MEES) in private rented housing in England. It also...
Report

"What impacts does increasing airtightness have on mould, condensation and measures of indoor air quality?"

Leaky homes need more energy to keep warm or cool. Sealing the gaps in a house, or increasing airtightness, is a common tip to reduce energy consumption, as well as make the house more comfortable to live in. However, people need a certain amount of...
Report

Design for a circular economy: reducing the impacts of the products we use

In this report, the legislation that has helped to drive greater energy efficiency is evaluated as well as recommendations to improve it. This includes ways to cut more energy and address resource efficiency to stop the UK getting through electronics at such an unsustainable rate...
Report

Building efficiency for jobs and growth

Around the world, there are many examples of governments using energy efficient building programs to support the bounce back from major economic crises.
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.