My Apartment is too New to Be Haunted…Isn’t it?
A man had been in his new inner city apartment on the 10th floor for just under six months. And every morning brought the same unsettling...
Queensland’s 50% Renewable Energy Target: Where to From Here?
The Queensland government established the Renewable Energy Expert Panel in early 2016 to provide advice on credible pathways to achieving a 50 per cent Renewable Energy...
Energy Poverty: What it Means and What to Do
The term ‘energy poverty’ has two different meanings, and which meaning you use depends largely on whether you are in the developing world or the developed...
Big Buildings, Small Footprints
Is it possible to achieve a net zero energy building, or NZEB, at scale?
QLD Construction and the Rise of Renewable Energy
Emerging building codes, changing client requirements and tenant wishes are making renewable and sustainable energy in commercial construction much more relevant.
Australia’s Energy Future Lies Across the Timor Sea
Given the somewhat gloomy outlook for Australia’s energy industry’s growth prospects, Australians might be surprised to learn that there are domestic energy markets in the surrounding...
Another Climate Change Election
Recent opinion polling has confirmed the 2016 federal election will again be a climate change election, and this time, Australians are desperately seeking action.
How Far Off Is a Zero Carbon Future?
Effectively integrating design, technology and tools that reduce energy use and carbon emissions in our homes and businesses, and doing so whilst creating and using clean...
NatHERS Scheme Based on Untested Premise: CSIRO
Australia has a star rating system, administered by the Federal Government, known as NatHERS. Stars sound very clear and positive. However, there is a bit of...
Wind Turbines Killing Endangered Birds
Wind farms might be considered a clean form of energy but the giant turbine blades are proving a hazard to birds, including critically-endangered species, a conservation...
Wind farms More Accepted, Watchdog says
Community concerns over wind farms are dissipating, the sector's commissioner says.
Hydro, Wind Equal for Australia Renewable Power
Wind and hydro provided near identical amounts of power to the electricity system for the first time last year.