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Building retrofitting

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Retrofit
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Report

Adaptable housing for people with disability in Australia: a scoping study

This scoping study focuses on the existing housing stock available to the 4.4 million Australians with disability who live in the community in houses, duplexes, apartments, townhouses and units that they own or rent. Many of these people have a disability with particular needs that...
Report

A green stimulus for housing

This report makes the case that the nature of the recession predicted over the coming years necessitates fiscal stimulus measures to restart and redirect the UK economy. At the same time, the UK’s climate change targets necessitate the ‘retrofit’ of millions of homes in the...
Guide

Guide to implementing low carbon retrofits for social housing

This guide is intended as a simple to use reference for social housing asset managers and others involved in social housing upgrades.
Guide

Guide to low carbon commercial buildings – retrofit

This guide provides methods for retrofitting commercial buildings to improve performance while reducing energy and carbon use.
Video

Towards zero carbon: reducing carbon in home renovations

Overall 12% of carbon emissions comes from homes. This video shows how the media can encourage more sustainable renovations and new builds.
Report

Renovate or Rebuild pilot project

Research undertaken by the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) has shown that current ‘top down’ education approaches aimed at changing consumer behaviours to adopt sustainable housing options (including concepts like net zero energy homes) have been largely ineffective. This project builds on...
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Mainstreaming low carbon retrofits in social housing: final report

This report provides a summary of activities completed under the CRC for Low Carbon Living RP3044 ‘Mainstreaming Low Carbon Retrofits in Social Housing’. This two-year project provided real world evaluation of a range of energy efficiency upgrades undertaken in Social Housing properties around NSW, considering...
Report

Build4Life business model analysis: sustainability publishing and peer to peer advice service

The purpose of this report is to summarise the development of the preferred business model identified for Build4Life by reporting of the key activities of the customer discovery phase of Build4Life. The proposed business model is for Build4Life to act as a platform to connect...
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Driving a national social media conversation on energy efficient housing

This project used the insights gleaned from CRCLCL Program 3 social research projects, particularly RP3029, to develop a web-based platform to support a transition to a low carbon and energy efficient residential housing sector. The platform provides a mechanism for renovators to socialise, discuss their...
Guide

Guide to low carbon landscapes

This guide is an introduction that offers practical insights for homeowners, builders and designers to illustrate what low carbon landscapes are, how they function and the benefits they provide.