01 Mar 2015

The transformation of energy systems is influencing economic policy agendas all over the world, particularly in industrialized countries. In this process, Germany has taken a pioneering role, and hence the technical innovations, legal frameworks, and business models established there are also of interest for other countries trying to achieve broader use of renewable energies.

Journal article
16 Sep 2016

This seminar reviews the latest changes to the 2016 NYCECC.

Video
24 Nov 2016

Sustainability Victoria’s Energy Efficient Office Buildings program demonstrates that energy savings of up to 29% can be achieved across the mid-tier office buildings sector, via building tuning and cost-effective energy efficiency measures.

Report
02 Jan 2017

Australia’s homes are notoriously “leaky” – allowing the uncontrolled flow of heat into and out of the building. Our answer has been to put in more and more pumps, in the form of air conditioning. This is often promoted as a feature, rather than an indication of a poor-quality building!
This creates problems for everyone.

Commentary
Article
18 Nov 2015

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

Website
15 Mar 2013

AIRAH undertook this project on behalf of the whole of industry to provide a forum or mechanism whereby the transition to low -­‐ emission HVAC&R practices and technologies could be discussed openly and transparently. The topic is broad and the views are varied and often conflicting. The content of this paper is based on submissions rece \ived from industry stakeholders.

Discussion paper
19 Aug 2016

Energy upgrades in Australia’s buildings could deliver a quarter of Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction target. Improving energy performance through improved building design, heating and cooling systems, lighting and other equipment and appliances could also deliver more than half of our National Energy Productivity Target.

Commentary
17 Oct 2019

The main objective of this rapid systematic review is to provide an international literature review of best practice techniques for urban cooling for the major climate zones in Australia.

Literature review
17 Oct 2019

The objective of this review is to find evidence on international best practices on financing models for energy efficiency investments in buildings.

Literature review
14 Dec 2016

Working with government, industry associations and industry partners, the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia's (IPWEA) two year-initiative, the Street Lighting and Smart Controls (SLSC) Programme is designed to help accelerate the deployment of LED street lights and smart controls in Australia and New Zealand.

Guide
03 Oct 2019

The main objective of this rapid systematic review is to synthesise knowledge from secondary literature employing systematic review and meta-analytic approaches on the mix and effectiveness of policy and program options for improving the energy efficiency of the homes in which low-income households reside.

Literature review
30 Aug 2017

India is expected to add 40 billion m2 of new buildings till 2050. Buildings are responsible for one third of India's total energy consumption today and building energy use is expected to continue growing driven by rapid income and population growth. The implementation of the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) is one of the measures to improve building energy efficiency.

Journal article