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This July, Melbournians have two key opportunities to learn and get involved with taking direct climate change action by living a low carbon life. The initial opportunity is the first in a series of free workshops, scheduled for the first Thursday of each month as part of the CRC for Low Carbon Living’s Livewell Yarra Project launched in March.
The first phase report of research to assess and improve the current and compulsory sustainability residential property construction regulation tool – the Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) - released today, reveals another 50 NSW homeowners of dwellings 10 years old or less and passionate about understanding their energy use, are still required for this major energy research project.
Minister Macfarlane has today released the CRC Programme review report - Growth Through Innovation and Collaboration conducted by Mr David Miles AM.
Empowering industry, government and individuals to reduce carbon emissions is the key goal of a new research node of the CRC for Low Carbon Living to be launched in Adelaide today by University of South Australia Deputy Vice Chancellor Research, Professor Tanya Monro at 3 pm, Lochiel Park, Campbelltown.
Curtin University has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) to set up a node of excellence in research into the low carbon built environment focusing on its Greater Curtin Master Plan.
The positive effects of high performance buildings on people’s health, wellbeing and productivity needs much greater public promotion, leading building industry partners of the CRC for Low Carbon Living’s Closing the Loop Project concluded following workshops held in conjunction with the Green Cities 2015 conference.
Speaking at Green Cities 2015 in Melbourne on 17 March 2015, Professor Loftness of Carnegie Mellon University, will call on research that demonstrates green building design and good Indoor Environment Quality can deliver significant improvements to staff health and wellbeing, which in turn can dramatically improvements to an organisation’s bottom line.
Today, climate change analyst Professor Ross Garnaut was keynote speaker at the ‘Livewell Yarra’ Project launch, the first in a series of ‘Livewell Clusters’ initiated by Curtin University. The Project will engage members of the Yarra community in a collaborative trial focussed on reducing carbon emissions.
A new board member for the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) was announced today by Chairman, The Hon Professor Robert Hill AC as Professor Matthew Bailes, currently the Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Development) at Swinburne University.