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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We're proud to sponsor The Fifth Estate's latest ebook How To Bring Your Office to Life featuring the CRCLCL's Christian Criado-Perez discussing healthy workspaces and high performing buildings. Christian carried out an in-depth study of 200 senior managers in the Australian built environment sector to assess the key drivers shaping the design and development of office buildings. Read the ebook here. You can find Christian's Building Better Decisions report here
Mammoth efforts are being put into tools and materials to optimise the design and development of high-performance buildings, but new research out of the CRC for Low Carbon Living has revealed these resources are underutilised. Read the full article in The Fifth Estate here
CRC for Low Carbon Living researcher and high-rise expert Dr Philip Oldfield was interviewed by UNSW Magazine about the rise of wooden skyscrapers. Aided by breakthroughs in the manufacture of materials, and a push for sustainable urban living, wooden towers have emerged at the cutting edge of community-friendly architecture. Read the full article here
Eighty Blue Mountains businesses have adopted low-carbon practices thanks to a CRC for Low Carbon Living project due to be rolled out across Australia this month.
Three times as many people die from heat-related deaths in Sydney’s west than its east during extreme temperature events, according to new research from the CRCLCL, University of NSW and Sydney Water. But the installation of more public fountains, ponds and mist could decrease extreme temperatures and reduce heat-related deaths by 50 per cent. Read more here
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