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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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.
"That is to emphasise, as the Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, my admiration and my regard for the importance of research in this area. It is great to see the CRC in this space has been able to continue its work over recent years, while the research efforts in so many other areas to do with climate policy and energy has been diminishing..."
Cooling hot suburbs, low tech ways to save energy in pools and breakthroughs in wastewater treatments were highlights at the recent CRC for Low Carbon Living conference last week in Adelaide. Each pointed to the sound body of evidence underpinning good urban planning decision.
One of the CRCLCL's 16 Living Laboratories has had a solar electric upgrade.
Our chauffeured children are a problem we can't ignore: CRCLCL researcher Hulya Gilbert on the ABC and The Conversation
Now in its final year of funding, the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) has revealed it is well on track to meet its founding goal of 10 megatonnes cumulative reduction in carbon emissions by 2020, which will enable a projected economic benefit to Australia of $684 million by 2027.
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