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Energy modelling

Energy management information systems

Transforming the market through energy management information systems

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates that deployment of energy management information systems (EMIS) can be used to achieve building energy savings of 10 to 20 percent. The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) further estimates that EMIS can yield savings of up to...
Technical report

Energy Access Explorer: data and methods

Today, about 840 million people lack access to electricity. To effectively expand energy access, government planners need to understand and have access to data and analytical tools that capture key attributes of the unserved and under-served populations they are trying to reach.

Building code energy performance trajectory technical report – Northern Australia

This report presents the findings of the Building Code Energy Performance Trajectory project for commercial and residential archetypes relevant to Northern Australia. The methodology and results presented in this report draw heavily from the previously completed work for The Australian Built Environment Council (ASBEC), ClimateWorks...
Conference paper

More bang for the buck – does increased code compliance result in kWh and kW savings?

The energy benefits of increased code compliance have generally been viewed through the lens of energy savings – kWh and therms. Peak demand reduction as an additional benefit of increased code compliance is a comparatively unexplored area – despite a general acknowledgement that there are...
Conference paper

Caveats for policy development when combining energy ratings, national building energy models, and empirical statistics

Since 1990, the carbon emissions of dwellings in the UK have declined by around 20%. This reduction per dwelling is mainly ascribed to the impact of energy efficiency measures, such as improvements in building codes/regulations. In the UK, national energy models of the building stock...
Conference paper

Allocation rules and meter timing issues in local energy or 'peer to peer' networks

The growing adoption of distributed energy resources (DERs) across Australia may represent the start of a transition of Australia's power system from a centraliased generation model towards an interconnected set of embedded microgrid systems. In these systems, local trading of coincident generation and consumption is...
Report collection

CRCLCL 2015 Snapshots

The CRC for Low Carbon Living produced a series of snapshots at the end of 2015 highlighting its achievements in enabling a carbon built environment sector.