01 Jul 2013

This study was commissioned by Sustainability Victoria to deliver a greater understanding of the size and impact of lower-grade commercial office buildings across Victoria. 
The main goals of this report are:

Report
18 Apr 2018

Commercial buildings contribute significantly to Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions and represent a significant portion of the low cost abatement and energy efficiency opportunities in Australia. 

Report
29 Nov 2013

Recognising both the recent surge in interest in low carbon refurbishments of residential buildings and the diversity of emergent terminology and perspectives, the authors set out definitions for key terms and frame a discussion of the phenomenon of refurbishments. The paper focuses on owner-occupied detached homes that dominate Australia’s existing residential building stock.

Conference paper
11 Dec 2015

Creating sustainable cities requires rethinking the built environment, a fundamental component of mitigating the environmental impacts of buildings. To evaluate this, stakeholders in Australia increasingly rely on third party verification via green building rating schemes.

Conference paper
12 May 2016

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.

Report
27 Jul 2016

Executive Summary Scope and objectives This report provides the findings from the stakeholder-mapping stage the EnergyFit Homes Initiative phase 1. The objectives of this phase were to develop a map of the relevant stakeholders and to understand their perspectives of the need, scope and implantation of a national home energy efficiency information framework.

Working paper
01 Jan 2015

The building sector is responsible for a significant proportion of a nation’s greenhouse gas emissions. In an attempt to mitigate these emissions, industry and government have been mainly focussed on reducing operational emissions associated with buildings, leaving the embodied emissions largely ignored.

Conference paper
01 Jan 2015

Student Poster – Participants Annual Forum 2015 – Aggeliki AggeliLow carbon home renovation in Australia: towards a participatory prototype to support stakeholders choices

Poster
01 Jan 2015

Student Poster – Participants Annual Forum 2015 – Hulya GilbertChild friendly precinct design for low carbon living: improving policies and decision making tools

Poster

Student Poster – Participants Annual Forum 2015 – Portia OdellInfluencing change through a low carbon schools program

Poster
01 Jan 2015

Student poster - Participants Annual Forum 2015 - Christine EonHigh performance housing: Monitoring, evaluating & communicating the journey - Ten house living laboratory study

Poster