Low carbon built environment

Report

13 Feb 2019
31

This report presents findings of a survey of 120 people across Australia who are connected to schools, and examines their beliefs, attitudes and experiences relating to the impact of their built environment on health and learning outcomes.

Guide

15 Dec 2018
10

Urbanization is one of the global megatrends of our time, unstoppable and irreversible. In 30 years, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas; 90 per cent of this urban growth will take place in less developed regions such as East Asia, South...

Discussion paper

2018 National Forum discussion paper
30 Oct 2018
2

This paper is also an urgent call to heed the need for rapid proliferation of LCL principles and projects, and their mobilization across the built environment production system. It is a call to build an open market for this by creating the required regulatory and...

Report

25 Sep 2018
12

Buildings are one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, accounting for over half of total city emissions on average, and a significant source of air pollution. Currently, half a million people die each year due to outdoor air pollution caused by energy...

Discussion paper

29 Jun 2018
19

Discussion paper and roadmap Stage 1 for commercial, institutional, and government buildings and fitouts

Discussion paper: The world passed another global-warming milestone in 2016 (NASA, 2017), with temperatures rising to their hottest on record for the third year in a row. Now is the...

Guide

4 Jun 2018
12

Residential and commercial buildings accounted for over 2,000 Million Metric Tons (MMT) of carbon equivalent emissions and 40% of the total energy consumed in the United States in 2016. New construction and major renovations in buildings have a long-term impact on emissions as many of...

Briefing paper

27 Sep 2017
9

Russia has acknowledged energy efficiency as an important direction for its policy development. In 2008, an economy-wide target was set to reduce energy intensity by 40% by 2020 in relation to 2007. The target is supported by Federal Law 261 on Energy Savings and Energy...

Book

India Energy Efficiency Series
20 Jun 2017
5

Economic development will lead to higher demand for various end-use goods and services in India. Energy-efficient technologies provide a way forward to achieve economic growth at relatively lower costs due to associated multiple benefits such as resource conservation, lower energy consumption, higher productivity and lower...

Journal

An Investigation into the Adoption of Co-benefits by Australian Local Government
23 May 2017
7

In Australia, co-benefits have rarely entered policy discourse and have so far failed to gain traction in climate change-related policy debates. This is partly due to the dominant perception about the difficulties associated with identifying, quantifying and incorporating co-benefits into decision-making frameworks. There is also...

Journal article

26 Sep 2016
162

Over the past decade research on urban thermal inequity has grown, with a focus on denser built environments. In this letter we examine thermal inequity associated with climate change impacts and changes to urban form in a comparatively socio-economically disadvantaged Australian suburb. Local urban densification...

Report

12 May 2016
169

As a signatory to the Paris Climate Change Agreement, Australia has committed to reaching net zero emissions by around 2050. Australia’s built environment contributes almost a quarter of Australia’s emissions, offering a significant opportunity for emissions reduction.

The Low Carbon, High Performance report provides...

Other interactive resource

31 Oct 2015
19

This web portal supports efficient international knowledge exchange on building energy code implementation by providing information, experience, and resources from around the world. It aims to improve the energy efficiency of buildings globally.

It provides an overview of the implementation of building energy code...

Journal article

6 Jun 2013
9

This paper examines the early phases of a 21st century energy transition that involves distributed generation technologies employing low or zero carbon emission power sources and their take-up within Australia, with particular reference to the major cities and solar photovoltaics (PV). This transition is occurring...

Presentation

12 Dec 2012
22

The CRC Low Carbon Living Launch included a Workshop for CRC LCL Participants with the aim to update participants on the CRC, its plans to date and to obtain their input into what they want to be included in the CRC LCL Research projects....

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