01 Apr 2018

The world needs more infrastructure, particularly in developing countries. But not just any infrastructure. To achieve the economic, social and environmental objectives embodied by the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs), this infrastructure must be sustainable, low-carbon and climate resilient.

Discussion paper
01 Jan 2011

In the 2010/11 Financial Year, Central Victoria Solar City (CVSC) engaged over 2,000 households in our region in energy saving activities. We delivered 1780 Home Energy Assessments, engaged 810 participants in a retrofit package, 528 participants in residential solar PV and 242 participants in solar hot water.

Annual Report
01 Jan 2017

Abstract: One of the largest threats to future development is climate change. Apparently, the building sector has been the largest source of greenhouse gas production. One prospective solution to this is “green building” that aims to provide environmentally sustainable building in terms of design, construction and maintenance.

Journal article
01 Jul 2017

Executive summary: The future for gas networks is uncertain and contested, mainly due to the carbon dioxide (CO2 ) and methane emissions associated with natural gas systems. Gas networks are used in many countries to deliver natural gas to industrial, commercial and domestic consumers, supplying energy for a range of services, including space heating, water heating and cooking.

Systematic review
24 Apr 2018

Limiting global warming to 1.5 °C will require rapid decarbonisation of the world’s electricity and transport systems. This must occur against a background of continuing urbanisation and the shift to the information economy. While replacement of fossil fuels in electricity generation is underway, urban transport is currently dominated by petrol and diesel-powered vehicles.

Journal article
20 Mar 2018

Demand-side management (DSM) policy refers to government policies for managing energy consumption in order to meet environmental and energy security objectives. The broader term of demand-side management encompasses energy efficiency, demand response and on-site generation and storage.

Systematic review
08 Jul 2017

Various green rating systems are established globally to evaluate the sustainability of construction projects. Their categories and criteria have been under constant updates to follow the sustainable trend of building development. This paper aims to develop a systematic review of the development of green rating systems.

Systematic review
15 Aug 2017

This website provides a comparison of Green Building Standards (2010-12) including IgCC, ASHRAE 189.1, NGBS, Green Globes, LEED and Living Building Challenge.
 

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