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A solar atlas for Tasmania

Published: 31 December 2012

This note was prepared by the Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Solar Energy Society (AuSES), with cartography by Dawn Hendrick. It presents data on the annual cycles of insolation and temperature across Tasmania.

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The School of Architecture and Design at the University of Tasmania relocated at the beginning of 2007 to a converted 1950s heritage listed industrial building near the centre of Launceston.  This conversion offered many opportunities, but it also ...

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Construction details for cool temperate climates

Published: 31 December 2012

This note was prepared by Robert McGregor of the Tasmanian Branch of the Australian Solar Energy Society (AuSES). It outlines the appropriate detailing for Tasmania’s cool temperate climate, and covers cold bridging, reverse brick veneer, ...

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Kelvin Grove Urban Village

Published: 30 November 2005

Kelvin Grove Urban Village is the first inner-city development of its kind in Australia. It is a master-planned community that demonstrates best practice in sustainable, mixed-use urban development, and brings together educational, residential, ...

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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 using a mix of natural ventilation and low-energy air conditioning to provide comfortable ...

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The Passivhaus, or Passive House, standard is a rigorous, voluntary and performance-based standard, with fundamental objectives of thermal comfort and energy efficiency. Originally from central Europe, Passivhaus is finding traction in the ...

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Residential

Published: 17 December 2018

Exploring climate-responsive design, passive design principles and innovative construction and technologies in new and renovated residential projects ranging from single dwelling to multi-unit development, across urban, greenfield and regional sites ...

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 rating. Since re-opening in 2006 numerous awards have been won. Fifteen months after the refurbishment, ...

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The refurbishment of Trevor Pearcey House for the new Australian Ethical Investment Headquarters was designed by Collard Clarke Jackson Architects and in 2007 was the first building in the ACT and only the third in Australia at the time to receive a ...

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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 breathes new life into an under-used part of the central city. The process of designing CH2 was ...

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