Energy performance of new project homes, Perth WA

This note was reviewed and retained for legacy in October 2018.

The design of new project homes constructed in Perth since 2003 is not always creating a stock of energy efficient houses for future generations.  This paper discusses the relationship between project home design, domestic energy consumption and the aim of the energy efficiency requirements in the Building Code of Australia (2006) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from housing.

note summary
  1. Introduction
  2. Energy performance of project homes
  3. Results and discussion
  4. Directions for the future