01 Jul 2015

To date, most of the studies conducted into occupation satisfaction and productivity are perception based and undertaken at a point in time rather than as part of a series of ongoing comparisons. This needs to change so we can provide clear guidelines on what makes a building the most productive...

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22 Apr 2014

One of the important reasons for the interest in green buildings is that the employees can benefit from healthy and productive work environments. This research aims to provide evidence that can affect design decisions by a literature review and an occupant survey. Three important design decisions (green certifications, ventilation types...

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18 Mar 2017

The Closing the Loop project through its large-scale systematic review of existing evidence on green building will help to synthesize the complex array of existing research. It will also investigate evidence-based decision-making processes to assist teams to integrate key evidence into decision-making and help build sustainability into projects.

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21 Dec 2010

Australia's housing sector currently has no consistent or clearly defined role in the nation's carbon-abatement schemes, despite the housing sector being a major national emitter of greenhouse gases. This effectively removes a significant incentive for innovation in green building, distributed and renewable energy generation, and energy-efficiency initiatives, locking in poor...

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