A Lifecycle Cost-Benefit Analysis of Low-Carbon...

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Building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) refers to photovoltaic or solar cells that are integrated into the building envelope to generate ‘free’ energy from sunshine. BIPV product development has been ongoing for the past 30 years, but their practical appl...

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REFLECTIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY: CAPITALISING ON...

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Universities are under pressure to ‘walk the talk’ in relation to sustainability. They are expected to not just teach students about sustainable built environments, but to also put this into practice for university assets. This paper presents the challenge...

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Beyond buildings: holistic sustainable outcomes for ...

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The impact of climate change and adaptation pose huge challenges to the built environment. Educational institutions in particular, are faced with not just management of their built assets, but also future proofing their assets from a climate change and adaptat...

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Outdoor Thermal Comfort Assessment of Educational...

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Understanding the thermal effects of the built environment on the users' thermal perception and behavior, provides an insight into the suitability and usability of outdoor urban environments.
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Thermal perceptions and microclimates of educational...

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This paper assesses the levels of comfort within outdoor educational urban precincts in Melbourne. Three urban spaces, in relatively close proximity to each other were investigated in two different seasons: spring 2014 and summer 2015. In total, 368 and 413 c...

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10YFP SBC Flagship "Energy Efficiency in Buildings...

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EEB Amplify is a global business-led initiative on reducing energy consumption in buildings in metropolitan areas. It brings together local building stakeholders to provide solutions to market barriers relating to: 1. Lack of awareness on the benefits of energ...

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Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar

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Bihar State Pollution Control Board and Development Alternatives jointly initiated a workshop on ‘Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar’ on Friday, 29th June, 2018 at Seminar Hall, Parivesh Bhawan, Patliputra, Patna. The discussions and dialogue focussed on t...

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One Click LCA

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One Click LCA is the Building Life Cycle Metrics software that allows you to calculate Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Costing, Carbon footprint and other environmental impacts in a matter of minutes thanks to ease of use and advanced automation. One Click L...

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Inclusive Tourism

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South Africa's Department of Tourism appointed Gauge to carry out a project support inclusive tourism at key parks around South Africa. Detailed audits with recommendations, operational policy construction drawings, costings and an implementation methodology w...

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International Survey on GHG Emissions in the Built...

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In late 2015 iiSBE launched an international pilot survey project to identify useful approaches for reducing GHG emissions in the built environment. The pilot survey was sent out to a group of contacts and provided a good set of responses (see attached documen...

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School water and sanitation

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Gauge has been exploring how current issues with school sanitation can be addressed through alternative sanitation models, such as the use of composting toilets, aqua privies and onsite biological systems. These alternatives avoid problems associated with exis...

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The Embodied Carbon Review

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"The Embodied Carbon Review – Embodied carbon reduction in 100+ regulations and rating systems globally" reports the results of how embodied carbon, that is, the carbon emissions from construction materials, is addressed in certifications and regulations glo...

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10YFP SBC Flagship "Key Urban Interventions through...

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“Key Urban Interventions through Sustainable Social Housing (KUISHI)” aims to introduce sustainable building and construction practices into on-going or planned social housing programme in three Sub-Saharan countries: Ethiopia, Lesotho and eThekwini munic...

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iiSBE Urban Tool

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The iiSBE Urban Tool is a software platform that is designed to assess key performance indicators for urban neighbourhoods. The structure of the tool follows the concept developed in SBTool, a building performance assessment system ten years ago, which is a ge...

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