23 Jun 2017

This resource suggests that there are a wide range of financial and non-financial barriers limiting the ability of lower income households to address energy deprivation.

Fact sheet
25 Jun 2019

This review identifies themes to consider for policies to effect low carbon residential retrofits and/or renovations.

Systematic review
31 Jul 2017


  • The authors simulate the operation of battery storage using data from low-energy households.
  • The authors calculate the impact on the annual amount and cost of imported electricity.
  • The authors calculate the payback period of various battery storage configurations.
  • The authors estimate the ideal amount of storage for households with existing PV systems.


Journal article
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.

09 Jun 2016

The content of these slides was to identify, prioritise and quantify these policy options for interventions to rapidly increase energy efficiency during the change of government and the incoming government. The purpose is to teach emerging professionals in the emerging economies about building energy efficiency policies that can be used to reduce energy use in buildings. This course will include information that has been examined in IEA’s policy pathway series and the sustainable buildings book. 
Trainers: Brian Dean, Ksenia Petrichenko and Adam Hinge

24 Jul 2017

Abstract: As buildings throughout their life cycle ac- count for circa 40% of total energy use in Europe, reducing energy use of the building stock is a key task. This task is, however, complicated by a range of factors, including slow renewal and renovation rates of buildings, multiple non-coordinated actors, conservative building practices and limited competence to innovate.

Systematic review
15 Aug 2016

This report presents a summary of all the findings and activities performed in the LCL-CRC research project RP1011 “Sustainable and affordable living through modular homes and communities” and represents the culmination of the project.

01 Mar 2015

This report systematically presents a framework for which benefits and costs of a low carbon housing policy are perceived by the State Government investor. The benefits far outweigh the costs associated with creating low carbon housing.