09 Nov 2018

In this paper, the characteristic requirements for inter-module connections with regard to structural and functional needs are identified and presented. An overview into few key aspects regarding multi-story modular building construction is also discussed.

Conference paper
13 May 2019

This document offers practical advice to developers and owner builders on how to achieve these objectives through the conception and realisation of a new home.

Guide
13 May 2019

This guide offers practical advice to homeowners, builders and designers embarking on a retrofit of an existing home. It focuses on relatively simple adaptations to improve a home’s comfort, while reducing energy bills and carbon emissions.

Guide
21 Jun 2019

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.

Report
18 Nov 2015

The Global Buildings Performance Network website has links to databases, tools and best practice.

Website
06 Sep 2018

Community Development Block Grants – Disaster Relief, or CDBG-DR, are allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to affected states and local governments to aid long-term recovery of community infrastructure following major disasters.

Policy
03 Apr 2017

This paper proposes a novel approach to segment potential and target software users based on system goals, adopting customer segmentation concepts adopted from the field of marketing.

Conference paper
26 Nov 2017

Modular buildings are those built using prefabricated volumetric units called modules. Due to modules being connected to each other at discrete locations, discontinuous structural systems are formed, where diaphragm discontinuity is a key issue and could result in diaphragms that are flexible.

Conference paper
15 Mar 2018

This paper explains a developed tool that contributes in automation of building energy simulation and providing outputs by using Building Information Modeling (BIM) and modified source code of energy simulation tools. Results showed similar findings indicating the functionality of Automated Building Energy Modeling and Assessment Tool in providing fine-grained outputs.

Journal article
01 Jan 2018

Energy retrofits of buildings usually ignore the amount of embodied energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions needed to reduce the operating energy and related emissions.

Journal article