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CAS 44

Energy Performance of New Project Homes, Perth, Western Australia

Elizabeth Karol

The design of new project homes constructed in Perth since 2003 is not always creating a stock of energy efficient houses for future generations.  This paper discusses the relationship between project home design, domestic energy consumption and the aim of the energy efficiency requirements in the Building Code of Australia (2006) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from housing.

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Keywords

Residential building, energy use in project homes



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