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Energy Performance in the Australian Built Environment


Energy Performance in the Australian Built Environment


Green Energy and Technology

von: Priyadarsini Rajagopalan, Mary Myla Andamon, Trivess Moore

118,99 €

Verlag: Springer
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 11.07.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9789811078804
Sprache: englisch

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This book examines energy efficiency in the Australian built environment and presents current developments with a particular focus on the temperate setting of Victoria state. It is divided into four main parts discussing policies, climate, and carbon footprint and presenting case studies on the energy performance and indoor environmental quality of various building types. The book is intended for readers wanting to understand the various policies related to different buildings types and their energy performance.
Current state of built environment in Australia and Victoria Historical development  and current position of the built environment.- Review of policies and programs relating to residential energy efficiency in Australia.- Adoption of commercial buildings/green star rated buildings in Australia.- Urban climatology in the transformation of cities.- Thermal Comfort Models and Heat Stress Indices.- Carbon footprint of detached and multi-res construction.- Role of renewables.- Net zero energy buildings.- Building energy audits.- Indoor environmental conditions of Victorian educational (P-12) facilities.- Green Campus Building.- Incorporating sustainability performance criteria in fit-out guidelines for commercial organizations.- Low-energy housing as a means of improved social housing.- Moving beyond upfront affordability considerations for sustainable building.- Changing Buildings to Low carbon Powerhouses: Feasibility and Strategies.- A methodology for assessing the performance of indoor aquatic centres.- Implementation from the stakeholders’ perspective.- Conclusion.
Associate Professor Priya Rajagopalan BTech.Arch.Eng, MBldSc, PhD has than 15 years of experience in academia and building-science research. She is an expert on building energy efficiency and energy benchmarking, indoor environmental performance and urban microclimate. Dr Mary Myla Andamon BScArch, PhD is a lecturer and a building scientist with expertise in indoor and outdoor thermal comfort studies, urban microclimate and building environmental monitoring and performance assessments. Dr Trivess Moore BSc (Env), PhD is a research fellow with expertise in energy efficiency, renewable energies, the built environment and transitioning to a low carbon future. 
This book examines energy efficiency in the Australian built environment and presents current developments with a particular focus on the temperate setting of Victoria state. It is divided into four main parts discussing policies, climate, and carbon footprint and presenting case studies on the energy performance and indoor environmental quality of various building types. The book is intended for readers wanting to understand the various policies related to different buildings types and their energy performance.
Reviews extensively the energy efficiency of the Australian built environment and its current developments Provides a comprehensive assessment of macro- and micro-level policies affecting buildings and beyond Evaluates the interaction within buildings and the surrounding outdoor spaces
Reviews extensively the energy efficiency of Australian built environment and its current developmentsProvides a comprehensive assessment of macro and micro level policies affecting buildings and beyondEvaluates the interaction within buildings and the surrounding outdoor spaces

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