When #retrofitting a #home to save #energy and lower #carbon #emissions knowing your #climate zone and best approach is key. The #CRCLCL's new 'Guide to low carbon residential retrofits' helps #homeowners, #builders & #designers make informed decisions: https://t.co/EOVpy2GXeU pic.twitter.com/Juw8Ku7sOw— Low Carbon Living (@CRC_LCL) August 11, 2019
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Australian low carbon living experts from the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) have led United Nations (UN) Environment guidelines to help China develop more sustainable cities and communities. The guidelines have been embraced by five major cities and are now being adopted globally.
Much of the punitive cost of cooling is due to cheap and thoughtless construction and design, writes CRCLCL project leader Professor Mat Santamouris in the Sydney Morning Herald.
With ‘back to school’ now a done deal, a national survey has revealed the significant potential to save energy and money in Australian schools goes largely untapped, yet the will for action is strong – with children found to be low carbon living influencers at home.
Want a quick boost to lift you out of the climate change doldrums? We have released four videos that describe how six years of innovative work Towards Zero Carbon is paying off in reducing the carbon footprint of Australia’s buildings and concrete production, schools and the tourist industry. Read more HERE
Hear CRCLCL researcher Peter Newman talking to ABC Radio National about the future of transport - the trackless tram offers greater flexibility and reduced costs. Listen HERE
Now in its final year of funding, the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) has significantly contributed to lowering carbon emissions in Australia’s built environment, said CEO Scientia Professor Deo Prasad AO in the Green Building Council of Australia's (GBCA) recent news article.
Our #low carbon #guide for #households has caught @7NewsAdelaide's attention. Our @UniversitySA researcher David Whaley gave his tips on easy ways to lower #energy bills and live #lowcarbon. Watch this space for the news clip! Download the guide here https://t.co/69q5lRECut pic.twitter.com/0czEWG3Tjm— Low Carbon Living (@CRC_LCL) August 9, 2019