Abstracts, Authors and Papers

Entries are in order of presentation.

Abstract Only Submissions

Improving Australia’s Energy Productivity and Residential Energy Efficiency
Jodie Pipkorn, Department of the Environment and Energy, Australia
Quality implementation: How to translate great policy into effective administration, Victoria’s Residential Efficiency Scorecard
Samantha Mikus, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Australia
The Australian Energy Consumer Sentiment Survey
Lynne Gallagher, Energy Consumers Australia, Australia
The success and future potential of appliance energy efficiency regulation
Dayne Thomson, Department of the Environment and Energy, Commonwealth Government of Australia
Smart devices to manage use of electrical appliances: possibilities and risks in vulnerable households
Larissa Nicholls, Yolande Strengers and Sergio Tirado,  RMIT University, Australia
Smart Cooling in the Tropics: Low Income Energy Efficiency Program
Glenn Evans, Maxine Atkinson and Jessica Steinborner, Environment Centre Northern Territory, Australia
Managing Warmth for Mental Wellbeing: Under Consumption and Vulnerability
Graeme Sherriff, University of Salford, United Kingdom
Adaptive comfort behaviours in Australian households
Jungsoo Kim, Richard de Dear, Thomas Parkinson and Christhina Candido, The University of Sydney, Australia
Driving improved environmental performance in the Residential Apartment Sector
Melinda Dewsnap and Laura Woollacott, City of Sydney Council, Australia
Making Affordable Living Buildings
Mary Casey and Amanda Sturgeon, Living Future Institute of Australia, Australia
What Works and What Doesn’t? A Systematic Literature Review of Residential Energy Efficiency Programs in Advanced Economies
Ryan McAndrew, Rebekah Russell-Bennett, Rory Mulcahy and Ross Gordon, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Achievements of Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Programs
Robert Foster, Mark Ellis, Kevin Lane and Lloyd Harrington, Energy Efficient Strategies, Australia
‘It comes back to how we want our home to be’: relating everyday practices to residential retrofits
Rupert Doney, Pauline McGuirk and Kathy Mee, University of Newcastle, Australia
Hidden secrets from competing influences
Lucy Allinson, Independant practitioner, Australia
Residential adaptive comfort in a humid subtropical climate – Sydney Australia
Richard de Dear, Jungsoo Kim, Tom Parkinson and Christhina Candido, The University of Sydney, Australia
Making the invisible, visible: NABERS for apartment buildings
Claire Berecry , NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, Australia
Using social marketing to Reduce Your Juice
Rebekah Russell-Bennett, Neil Horrocks and Tim Swinton, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Glenelg SAVES – understanding the lived experience
Jo Brown, Penny Fraser and David Lynch, SGGPCP, Australia
Energy Efficiency in the Third Age: Stories from the Front Line
Stephen Choi, Architecture for Change, Australia
Densification Versus Energy Efficiency
Ian Van Eerden, Northrop Consulting Engineers, Australia
Delivery challenges of launching a voluntary house assessment program
Hugh Bartram, Department of Land, Environment, Water and Planning, Australia
The NSW Energy Savings Scheme (ESS): how researchers can provide evidence to drive residential energy efficiency
Jeremy Tarbox, Ben Cirulis and Brendan Cosgrove, Office of Environment and Heritage, Australia
Stock aggregation and visualisation in the NSW residential stock
Daniel Daly, Georgios Kokogiannakis, Pratibha Acharya, Jun Ma, Jennifer Wood, Pascal Perez, Paul Cooper and Despina Clancy, University of Wollongong, Australia
Improving the standard of social housing in Australia using Passivhaus: An international review and local adaptation
Clare Parry, Fantech
A Passive House Retrofit: Delivering Energy Efficiency, Comfort, & Indoor Air Quality in Australian Buildings
Joel Seagren and Clare Parry, Fantech
A national study of using real time energy monitoring in low income housing across Australia (2015-2016) as part of Low Income Energy Efficiency Program
Andrei Bobylev, Andrew Petersen, William Ehmcke and Graeme Philipson, Object Consulting Pty Ltd, Australia
Improving Australian Housing Envelope Integrity – A Net Benefit Case for Post Construction Fan Pressurization Testing
Jesse Clarke, CSR, Australia
Building with High Efficiency Envelopes & Testing to Prove It
Thomas van Raamsdonk, Pro Clima Australia Pty Ltd, Australia
Centralised Versus Individual Building Systems (the pitfalls)
Amir Girgis and Ian Van Eerden, Northrop Consulting Engineers, Australia
Thermal Performance of the Critical Components of a Cold Formed Steel Intensive Midrise Residential Building
Aziz Ahmed, Mohammed Sohel and Lip Teh, University of Wollongong, Australia
Australian Retrofitted Triple Glazed Windows for Residential & Commercial Buildings
Yakov Elgart, Engineering & Scientific Interbnational, Australia
Trialling a multiple benefits indicator framework for residential and community energy efficiency programs in NSW
Jennifer Wood and Nina Bailey, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, Australia
Improving energy and water efficiency in NSW social housing
Trivess Moore, Larissa Nicholls, Yolande Strengers and Cecily Maller, Ralph Horne, RMIT University, Australia
The Dollars and Cents of Residential Retrofitting in Australia
Daniel Jones, University of Wollongong
Towards a Viable Supply Chain Cluster in the Sustainable Buildings Industry
Emily Ryan, Matthew Pepper, Albert Munoz and Paul Cooper, University of Wollongong, Australia
Findings from the Manymak LIEEP project: a utility and housing provider perspective
Sally Ward, Sam Latz and Mirza Humayun Baig, Centre for Appropriate Technology, Australia

Non-Peer Reviewed Papers

A meta- ethnography to synthesise household cultural research for climate change response
Lesley Head, Chris Gibson, Nicholas Gill, Chantel Carr, Gordon Waitt, University of Wollongong
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Tracking the energy efficiency of whitegoods in Australia
Lloyd Harrington, Energy Efficient Strategies, Australia
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Zero net carbon model for Victorian houses
Ian McNicol and Robert Foster, Sustainability Victoria, Australia
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Lower income challenges to low carbon living in Australia
Edgar Liu and Bruce Judd, University of New South Wales, Australia
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Energy efficiency upgrade potential of existing Victorian houses
Ian McNicol, Sustainability Victoria, Australia
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Energy Efficiency and Resilience in Residential Buildings
Mark G. Tatam and Tom Davies, Kingspan Insulated Panels, Australia
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When energy efficiency is a healthy pursuit
Adam Shalekoff, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, Australia
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Market Failure – What needs to be fixed to improve residential energy efficiency
Marty Burgess and Tony Schaefer, TAFE NSW, Australia
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Peer Reviewed Papers

Full papers will appear in a special edition of Energy Procedia in mid-2017.

Energy consumption in an ageing population: exploring energy use and behaviour of low-income older Australians
Lygia Romanach, Nina Hall and Sarah Meikle, CSIRO, Australia
Communicating energy efficiency with senior citizens: the influence of solar-PV and role of technology
Jessie Parrish, Hannah V Uren, Switch your thinking, Australia
Chifley Passive House: A Case Study in Energy Efficiency and Comfort
Harley Truong and Andrew Garvie, H3space, Australia
Correlation analysis of energy consumption and indoor long-term comfort conditions of residential buildings
Jin Zhou, Yalun Song and Feixiong Liu, Hunan University, China
Warm House, Cold House: A review of measures of thermal comfort used in Get Bill Smart’s energy efficiency assessments
Dr Phillipa Watson and Dr Steve Watson, University of Tasmania and RED Sustainability Consultants, Australia
Relationship Between Indoor Air Temperatures and Energy Bills for Low Income Homes in Australia
Clayton McDowell, Georgios Kokogianakis, Laia Ledo Gomis and Paul Cooper, University of Wollongong, Australia
Energy efficiency within mid-rise residential buildings: A critical review of regulations in Australia
Emma Heffernan, Scott Beazley, Tim McCarthy and Mohammed Sohel, University of Wollongong, Australia
Low-carbon homes, thermal comfort and household practices: Uplifting the energy-efficiency discourse
Lygia Romanach, Zoe Leviston, Talia Jeanneret and John Gardner, CSIRO, Australia
Can further energy reductions be achieved through behaviour changes in low income households?
Jeremy Trombley and Edward Halawa, Charles Darwin University, Australia
“It’s not too bad” – The Lived Experience of Energy Saving Practices of Low-Income Older and Frail People
Nicola Willand, Cecily Maller and Ian Ridley, RMIT University, Australia
Unravelling everyday heating practices in residential homes
Christine Eon, Gregory M. Morrison and Joshua Byrne, Curtin University, Australia
Numerical analysis of indoor thermal comfort in a crossventilated building using a top-hung window
Xiang Deng, Zhenjun Ma and Georgios Kokogiannakis, University of Wollongong, Australia
Effect of Supply Air Temperature on Indoor Thermal Comfort in a Room with Radiant Heating and Mechanical Ventilation
Xiaozhou Wu and Fenghao Wang, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
The NatHERS dataset: An exploration of its content, provenance, and usefulness in the characterisation of new residential buildings
Melissa James, Michael Ambrose, Brad Lane and Anthony Wright, CSIRO, Australia
Study on Developing Status and Appropriate Technologies Analysis of Green Residential Buildings in Hunan Province
Feng Xu, Na Xie, Kunlun Yin and Baijun Wang, Hunan University, China
Energy disadvantage in Australia: policy obstacles and opportunities
Kate Crowley and Oshan Jayawardena, University of Tasmania, Australia
Towards Net Zero Energy for Older Apartment Buildings in Brisbane
Paul Matthew and Paola Leardini, University of Queensland, Australia
Project Ålidhem: A case study of a sustainable Swedish municipal public housing installation
Lars Lindbergh, Timothy Wilson and Thomas Olofsson, Umea School of Business & Economics, Sweden
Towards more resilient and energy efficient social housing in Brazil
Luise Mesquita and José Ripper Kós, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Social housing retrofit: Improving energy efficiency and thermal comfort for the housing stock recovery in Mexico
Luis Medrano and Azucena Escobedo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México
Dealing with energy efficiency data
Michael Ambrose and Melissa James, CSIRO, Australia
Impact of a Pilot Draught Sealing Program on Public Housing Air Permeability
Craig McLauchlan, Paul Cooper and Laia Ledo, University of Wollongong, Australia
Opportunities to improve indoor temperatures and electricity use in remote Australian buildings
Peter Osman, Lisa Havas, Michael Ambrose and Kevin Williams, CSIRO, Australia
Thermal comfort in residential buildings with PV-powered thermoelectric surfaces for radiative cooling
Mathias Kimmling and Sabine Hoffmann, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
Simulation study of an innovative ventilated facade utilizing indoor exhaust air
Lin Liu, Zhuang Yu and Hui Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
The Living Conditions of Aboriginal People in Victoria
Rowan Bedggood, Aron Perenyi, Denny Meyer, Karen Farquharson, Clare Johansson, Phillip Bedggood and Gina Milgate, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Working Together with Remote Indigenous Communities to Facilitate Adapting to Using Energy Wisely: Barriers & Enablers
Petra Buergelt, Lawurrpa Elaine Maypilama, Julia McPhee, Galathi Dhurkkay, Shirley Nirrpuranydjii, Sylvia Manyturrpuy, Marrayurra Wunungmurra, Timothy Skinner, Andrew Campbell, Anne Lowell and Simon Moss, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Housing and Overcrowding in Remote Indigenous Communities: Impacts & Solutions from a Holistic Perspective
Petra T. Buergelt, Lawurrpa Elaine Maypilama, Julia McPhee, Galathi Dhurkkay, Shirley Nirrpuranydjii, Sylvia Manyturrpuy, Marrayurra Wunungmurra, Timothy Skinner, Andrew Campbell, Anne Lowell and Simon Moss, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Quantifying energy savings from replacement of old refrigerators
Lloyd Harrington , The University of Melbourne, Australia
Enhancing energy efficiency in residential buildings through the use of BIM: The case for embedding parameters during design
Scott Beazley, Emma Heffernan and Timothy Mccarthy, University of Wollongong, Australia
The impact of air conditioning system upgrade on energy use and comfort in low income housing
Lachlan Mudge and Wasim Saman, University of South Australia, Australia
Preparation of microencapsulated phase change materials (MEPCM) for thermal energy storage
Weiguang Su, Jo Darkwa, Georgios Kokogiannakis, Tongyu Zhou and Yilin Li, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China
Using Thermal Inertia of Buildings With Phase Change Materials for Demand Response
Zahra Rahimpour, Alice Faccani and Gregor Verbic, The University of Sydney, Australia
Thermal performance evaluation of an integrated photovoltaic thermal-phase change material system using Taguchi method
Haoshan Ren, Wenye Lin, Zhenjun Ma, Paul Cooper and Wenke Fan, University of Wollongong, Australia
Simulation of Melting Process of Ice Slurry for Energy Storage Using a Two-Fluid Lattice Boltzmann Method
Qi Lin, Shugang Wang, Jihong Wang, Tengfei Zhang and Zhenjun Ma, Dalian University of Technology, China
Performance evaluation of a novel frost-free air-source heat pump integrated with PCMs and dehumidification
Zhihua Wang, Fenghao Wang and Zhenjun Ma, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Benefits and challenges of energy efficient social housing
Trivess Moore, Larissa Nicholls, Yolande Strengers and Cecily Maller, Ralph Horne, RMIT University, Australia
Nature as an extended interface to home automation systems
Jose Ripper Kos, Marcelo Contatto, James Miyamoto, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Linear regression models for annual heating & cooling demand prediction in representative Australian residential houses
Navid Asadzadeh Aghdaei, Georgios Kokogiannakis, Dan Daly and Timothy McCarthy, University of Wollongong, Australia