15 Apr 2019

In this report, the IEA provides recommendations for further improvements of Ireland’s energy policy to help the country continue to transform its energy sectors in order to meet the emissions reduction target for 2030.

Report
08 Apr 2019

This report explores the critical role buildings can play in meeting climate change ambitions, using a portfolio of clean energy solutions that exist today.

Report
15 Jun 2017

In the context of energy reforms to address peak electricity demand in Australia, this briefing paper provides a critical review of cost-reflective electricity pricing policy and the potential impacts of heatwaves and other extreme heat events in vulnerable households.

Briefing paper
26 Mar 2019

This report is a product of the collaborative research project ‘Validating and Improving the BASIX Assessment Tool for Low-Carbon Dwellings’.

Technical report

This project interim report presents the initial outcomes of the research that consist of:
PART 1: Recruitment of participants from single dwellings and multi-unit dwellings, and initial data analysis of the stage 1 survey;
PART 2: Analysis of the BASIX assessment model, key variables and methods of data collection for the stage 2 energy performance monitoring.

Report
01 Jan 2015

Student poster - Participants Annual Forum 2015 - Marini SamaratungaDevelopment of an evidence based behaviour model for dwelling energy consumption to support sustainability assessment, inform building design and policy decisions

Poster
14 Mar 2019

This report examines the potential for material efficiency and the resulting energy and emissions impact for key energy-intensive materials: steel, cement and aluminium. It includes deep dives on the buildings construction and vehicles value chains, and outlines key policy and stakeholder actions to improve material efficiency. 

Report
21 Feb 2019

This policy note integrates multidisciplinary policy recommendations that could mitigate the numerous negative impacts of heatwaves on public health, urban infrastructure and services through adaptation to heatwaves.

Policy report
23 Sep 2016

Brisbane needs exemplary buildings that respond to and embrace our subtropical climate and showcase our city’s urban character and outdoor lifestyle. Openness, permeability and a strong connection with the natural environment are the main characteristics of well-designed subtropical cities.

Guide
20 Feb 2015

This study assessed 153 classrooms in 27 schools in order to identify the impact of the physical classroom features on the academic progress of the 3766 pupils who occupied each of those specific spaces.

Journal article
29 Oct 2018

Schools are a vital part of any healthy and thriving community. There is growing appreciation of the significant role that good design can play in education, with increasing evidence that student learning outcomes are closely related to the quality of the environment in which they learn.

Guide