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Title:Natural Ventilation in Passive Design
Author:Richard Aynsley
Snippet:August 2014 | EDG 80 RA - This Note provides a background introduction to the lost art of designing for natural ventilation, and discusses some of the more useful rules of thumb. It considers th...


Title:Emerging Technologies in Ventilation
Author:Dr Mark B Luther and Dr Zhengdong Chen
Snippet:TEC 12 - Innovation in ventilation systems is becoming an increasingly popular and targeted topic of architectural discourse. Architects, consultants and contractors are introducing new products...


Title:Designing User-Friendly Passive Buildings
Author:Ania Hampton
Snippet:EDG 67 AH - Passive design is a fundamental feature of good building design. Going further than just good orientation and fabric design, designers are looking to integrate natural ventilation...


Title:Climate Responsive Design: Cooling Systems for Hot Arid Climates
Author:Emilis Prelgauskas
Snippet:EDG 65 EP - In hot arid climates, cooling is the dominant need in order to attain comfort. In this paper, architect Emilis Prelgauskas highlights the natural forces (wind, solar gain, moisture...


Title:Australian Ethical Investment Headquarters, 6 Star Green Star Office Refurbishment, Canberra
Author:Kevin Miller
Snippet:CAS 50 - The refurbishment of Trevor Pearcey House for the new Australian Ethical Investment Headquarters was designed by Collard Clarke Jackson Architects and in 2007 was the first building in ...


Title:The Impact of Veranda on a Single-Sided, Naturally Ventilated Building
Author:M F Mohamed, D Prasad, S King
Snippet:DES 80 - Single-sided ventilation is the poor cousin of cross-ventilation. Many ratings schemes do not even recognise the benefits of single-sided ventilation strategies. But rising building...


Title:Newcastle CSIRO Energy Centre
Author:Jason Veale
Snippet:CAS 43 - The CSIRO's Energy Centre at Newcastle has many innovative energy saving and renewable energy generation systems.  The Centre explores new methods of using a mix of natural ventila...


Title:Adaptive Comfort: Passive Design for Active Occupants
Author:Christhina Candido
Snippet:EDG 69 CC - The adaptive model of thermal comfort shifts attention from engineered comfort solutions to architectural ones. As the concept of adaptive comfort displaces the old static model, arc...


Title:DOUBLE SKIN FAÇADES – MORE IS LESS?
Author:Brett Pollard
Snippet:DES 74 - The use of double skin façades has increased significantly over the last 10 to 15 years, primarily due to the benefits attributed to them in regard to increased energy efficiency an...


Title:Double Skin Façades – More is Less?
Author:Brett Pollard
Snippet:TEC 29 - The use of double skin façades has increased significantly over the last 10 to 15 years, primarily due to the benefits attributed to them in regard to increased energy efficie...


Title:Catchment Management – Building Catchment Communities to Deliver Integrated Natural Resource Management
Author:Hedley Thomson
Snippet:DES 51 - Manager Parks and Environment, Ballarat City Council This note describes the concept of catchment management, drawing attention to the integrating nature of the concept that fosters a ...


Title:Tourism Architecture in Special Places
Author:Nina Hamilton
Snippet:GEN 69 - The rise of tourism in Australia's natural areas has led to a call from Tourism Tasmania for improved facilities to accommodate the influx of visitors in a sustainable manner.  It ...


Title:DESIGN FOR ECO-SERVICES 
Author:Janis Birkeland
Snippet: - PART A – ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES  Janis Birkeland Without the virtually free services of nature like clean air and water, humans would not last long.  Natural systems can be incorpor...


Title:Building T, Deakin University
Author:Dr Mark B Luther and Chris Lamborn
Snippet:CAS 34 - Building T at Deakin University, Burwood in Victoria was designed by DesignInc.  The development, located in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, utilises thermal mass and hybrid ventilati...


Title:November 2016 | EDG 88 JP Regenerative Development through LENSES with a case study of Seacombe West
Author:Josette Plaut, Brian Dunbar, Helene Gotthelf and Dominique Hes
Snippet:November 2016 | EDG 88 JP Regenerative Development through LENSES with a case study of Seacombe West Josette Plaut, Brian Dunbar, Helene Gotthelf and Dominique Hes Green building and sustainable devel...


Title:Residential Passive Design for Temperate Climates
Author:Gareth Cole
Snippet:February 2011 | EDG 66 GC - The primary intention of passive design is to create a thermally comfortable building with reduced demand on mechanical (active) forms of heating, air conditioning...


Title:Land Resource Assessment
Author:Victor Sposito
Snippet:GEN 37 - The note describes a new procedure for - (LRA).  It uses Multi-Criteria Evaluation Methods (MCE) in a Geographic Systems (GIS) environment. As an example, the LRA method is appli...


Title:Green Specifying – The Role of National Master Specification Systems 1
Author:John Gelder
Snippet:PRO 17 - This note, PRO 17, originally published in 1997, was reviewed by John Gelder in October 2002. This summary page includes recent updates to the topic since publication. These two Notes ...


Title:Protecting Against Solar UVR
Author:John Greenwood
Snippet:GEN 35 - This note GEN 35, originally published in November 2000, was reviewed by John Greenwood in September 2005. This paper examines the issue of solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) and its im...


Title:Green Specifying – The Role of National Master Specification Systems 2
Author:John Gelder
Snippet:PRO 18 - This note (PRO 18), originally published in 1997, was reviewed by John Gelder in October 2002. This Summary page includes updates to the topic since publication. This Note and PRO 17 r...


Title:Climate Change and Sustainability
Author:Graeme I Pearman
Snippet:GEN 68 - During the 20th century the earth warmed by about 0.6°C, primarily due to the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.  Consequent to this were changes to the character...


Title:Marketing Ecologically Sustainable Design Skills
Author:David Brown
Snippet:GEN 5 - This paper, Gen 5, was originally published in May 1995. It has now been fully reviewed by the author and republished to reflect updates to the topic since original publication. Buildin...


Title:Evaluating Advanced Facade Systems for Commercial Buildings
Author:PC Thomas and Leena Thomas
Snippet:DES 60 - Proponents of energy efficiency and sustainability in the built environment have always understood the importance of the facade as a key element for a building to achieve these aims.&nb...


Title:A Basic Guide to the Daylighting of Buildings
Author:Steve Coyne and Gillian Isoardi
Snippet:DES 63 - The impetus for this note largely derives from both authors' recent experiences presenting the 'Best Practices in Lighting' seminar series in mid 2004.  Many attendees raised conce...


Title:Measuring Site Biodiversity for Sustainable Development
Author:Roger Fay
Snippet:GEN 59 - Biodiversity, the variety of life on earth, is required for the health of the natural environment and the continuation of the human species.  Though Australia has large endowments ...


Title:Planning and Design for Bushfire Protection
Author:Nigel Bell
Snippet:DES 55 - Bushfires are a natural part of Australian landscape ecology.  However increasing pressure is being placed on building design professionals to be proactive in planning, design and ...


Title:Electric Lighting – Emerging Technologies – Light Sources and their Intrinsic Control Gear
Author:David J Martin
Snippet:TEC 9 - In striving to protect our natural environment, one of the main challenges we face in designing the built environment, is to convince ourselves to use the latest technologies and accept ...


Title:Positive Development: Designing for Net Positive Impacts
Author:Janis Birkeland
Snippet:GEN 4 - This paper challenges the prevalent 'green building' design approach that treats nature as a resource rather than a living eco-system(s), and aims only to minimise the net negative impac...


Title:Adjusting Building Thermostats for Environmental Gains – Understanding the Issues
Author:Rosemary Kennedy, Wendy Miller, Jennifer Summerville, Maree Heffernan and Susan Loh
Snippet:DES 71  - DES 71: - ; and DES 72: Adjusting Building Thermostats for Environmental Gains – A Pilot Study This summary covers both of these companion papers. There has been increasing ...


Title:Adjusting Building Thermostats for Environmental Gains – A Pilot Study
Author:Rosemary Kennedy, Wendy Miller, Jennifer Summerville, Maree Heffernan and Susan Loh
Snippet:DES 72  - DES 71: Adjusting Building Thermostats for Environmental Gains – Understanding the Issues; and DES 72: - This summary covers both of these companion papers. There has been...





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