31 Aug 2016

This paper quantifies the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions co-benefits associated with water, waste and transportation usage in certified green commercial office buildings in California.

Journal article
27 Jul 2017

These slides presented a case study about the impact of carbon policy changes in New York City on the existing buildings and energy code in NYC. 

Presentation
10 Sep 2018

The powerpoint presentation gives an overview of how resilience could align with USGBC's mission. Outline of the resilience-enhancing strategies within LEED and each of GBCI's rating systems, links to USGBC resilience collateral, etc. LEED, PEER, SITES, RELi, GRESB and LEED for Cities (including STAR).

Presentation
04 Sep 2018

Blockchain is a tool to standardise the regulatory process that serves the policy purposes better. A blockchain provides guidelines to help policymakers to respond to rapid changes in technologies, etc. 

Video
12 Oct 2018

Speakers: John Amatruda, Sean Brennan, Kirsten Mariager, Shawn Torbert - LEED AP

Video
16 Sep 2016

This seminar reviews the latest changes to the 2016 NYCECC.

Video
13 Oct 2018

Cities are increasingly taking actions such as building code enforcement, urban planning, and public transit expansion to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide in their communities and municipal operations. However, many cities lack the quantitative information needed to estimate policy impacts and prioritize city actions in terms of carbon abatement potential and cost effectiveness.

Technical report
27 Sep 2018

This report illustrates that adjusting building standards to impact the cities' environment, economy and etc. The standards mentioned here starts from the construction process until the entire lifecycle of the building in Chinese cities. Research support that buildings that are both energy efficient and supplied by clean energy is fundamental in securing a climate-safe future.

Report
07 Aug 2018

Slide presentation capturing a broad spectrum of industry-based energy efficiency policies. Energy efficiency options for the building sector include regulation, information and incentives. 
 
 

Presentation
14 Sep 2017

This updated technical paper compiles information on mitigation benefits and co- benefits of policies, practices and actions for enhancing mitigation ambition in urban environments. It also includes examples of options for supporting the implementation of these policies, practices and actions.

Technical report
23 Dec 2015

With the accelerating pace of urbanisation around the world, the planning, development and operation of buildings and precincts have become increasingly important with respect to energy use and the associated carbon footprint of the modern built environment.

Journal article
27 Jun 2019

This strategy provides urban overheating mitigation recommendations to support the strategic planning of Sydney 2050 based on in-depth research conducted by the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) and the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

Strategy