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The Hon Ian Hunter MLC, South Australian Minister for Sustainability, the Environment and Conservation, Minister for Water and the River Murray, Minister for Climate Change, spoke to ABC 702 Sydney during the CRC for Low Carbon Living Participants Annual Forum 2015.
The CRC for Low Carbon Living’s first Student Forum for researchers in low carbon living and the built environment attracted close to 60 students from around the country to the University of New South Wales Kensington campus today, ahead of the CRCLCL’s Participants Annual Forum which commences tomorrow at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney.
With Josh's House now in its third year of occupancy, two exciting new initiatives are being announced – a solar energy storage trial, and an on-line data display where you can observe just how the house and the battery system are performing.
The CRC for Low Carbon Living welcomes the appointment of the Honorable Jamie Briggs MP as Federal Minister for Cities and the Built Environment, a new position which recognises the importance of the built environment and cities to Australia’s overall progress and prosperity.
A new study of household expenditure and energy use confirms that over the past two decades (1993-2012) low income households and those caught in the housing affordability trap felt the brunt of energy costs whilst higher income households were unaffected because income rose above inflation and in line with prices.
The first comprehensive modelling study to pinpoint the highest drivers of a typical Sydney household’s daily electricity demand has been published online in Elselvier’s international journal Energy and Buildings, revealing that ducted air-conditioning and pools are the top culprits.
CRC for Low Carbon Living CEO Scientia Professor Deo Prasad AO will take part in a Geological Society of Australia (GSA) Public Forum this month discussing Sydney’s alternative power future.
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.