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Published: 17 December 2018

Building design and the selection of materials, appliances, equipment and technologies can all contribute to the minimisation of both operational and ...


Newcastle CSIRO Energy Centre

Published: 28 February 2007

The CSIRO's Energy Centre at Newcastle has many innovative energy saving and renewable energy generation systems.  The Centre explores new methods of ...

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Post occupancy evaluations of buildings are noted for their ability to provide vital feedback regarding a building's performance in use. In addition ...

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Published: 17 December 2018

Exploring climate-responsive design, passive design principles and innovative construction and technologies in new and renovated residential projects ...

Wood products are a staple of the construction sector, and are important in delivering environmentally preferable projects. However the ...

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Greenhouse gas emissions and the residential sector

Published: 31 May 1997 | Edited: 28 February 2007

This paper, originally published in May 1997, has been fully revised and republished. Households generate around a fifth of Australia's greenhouse ...

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Ecological waste: rethinking the nature of waste

Published: 31 December 2007

The design and construction fields have a central role to play in moving toward a 'zero waste' economy. Total resource consumption, both upstream and ...

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40 Albert Road, a refurbished 1980s building, was the first building in Australia to achieve a 6-Star Green Star rating and 5 Star NABERS water ...

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The integrated design process of Council House 2

Published: 28 February 2005

Council House 2 (CH2) is a sustainable office building designed for the City of Melbourne. It meets the Council’s long-term need to house staff and ...

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Clovelly house, East Sydney, New South Wales

Published: 31 August 2006

Sydney is not short of terraces and semis that have been completely reworked with a modernist treatment. They are filled with light, planned for ...

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