Start Date
2015
The Integrated Carbon Metrics project quantifies the carbon emissions for the various processes in our urban environment. This includes both the direct as well as the indirect or 'hidden' carbon...
08 Sep 2017

Recent research has demonstrated that low-emission houses often underperform, consuming more energy than predicted by their designs. Life cycle assessments (LCA) have been employed to complement mandatory energy assessments, as they offer a more comprehensive evaluation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over the building lifespan. This research monitored ten energy...

Journal article
29 Oct 2017

Residential housing is a major contributor of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with most emissions being generated during the operation of buildings. The housing sector is considered by many as presenting the most cost effective opportunities to reduce GHG emissions and the use of assessment tools and frameworks can assist in the guidance of design, implimentation and operation...

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