Greenhouse gas emissions and the residential sector

This paper, originally published in May 1997, has been fully revised and republished. Households generate around a fifth of Australia's greenhouse gas emissions. This Note identifies household activities which generate greenhouse gases, and shows how architects and building designers can influence greenhouse gas emissions rates.

Households generate around a fifth of Australia's greenhouse gas emissions. This Note identifies household activities which generate greenhouse gases, and shows how architects and building designers can influence greenhouse gas emissions rates.

note summary
  1. Background
  2. Annual versus life cycle emissions
  3. Household energy use
  4. Education yourself and your clients