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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 ...


Energy saving design

Published: 17 December 2018

An integrated building design approach which considers a building’s orientation, layout, form and materials with respect to climatic conditions to ...

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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Good indoor environment quality (IEQ) can have a positive impact on the health, wellbeing and productivity of occupants in office buildings.

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After 30 years of research into the health effects of indoor environment on occupants, there is now extensive research and assessment of the effects ...

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

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Residential passive design for temperate climates

Published: 28 February 1997 | Edited: 28 February 2011

The primary intention of passive design is to create a thermally comfortable building with reduced demand on mechanical (active) forms of heating, ...

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Thermal mass for cool temperate climates

Published: 31 December 2012

This note was prepared by Detlev Geard of the Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Solar Energy Society (AuSES). It makes recommendations as to 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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