Impact of past and future residential housing development patterns on energy demand and related emissions

@article{Fullr2011ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of past and future residential housing development patterns on energy demand and related emissions},
  author={Robert Full{\'e}r and Robert H. Crawford},
  journal={Journal of Housing and the Built Environment},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={165-183}
}
The continued outward growth from a central business district has been the dominant characteristic of most cities in Australia. However, this feature is seen as unsustainable and alternative scenarios to contain the outward growth are being proposed. Melbourne is currently grappling with this issue while simultaneously trying to reduce per capita greenhouse gas emissions. Housing size, style and its location are the three principal factors which determine the emissions from the residential… 

Energy and greenhouse gas emissions implications of alternative housing types for Australia

Many cities around the world are looking for ways to reduce their per capita greenhouse gas emissions. The outward growth of cities from a central business district, typical of many cities around the

A Consumption-Based Hybrid Life Cycle Assessment of Carbon Footprints in California: High Footprints in Small Urban Households

Higher density reduces distances, private car dependency and thus reduces greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). As a result, increased density has been given a central role among urban development

Rethinking housing affordability and provision in the context of climate change

This paper focuses on housing affordability, growth area planning and social inequity associated with increasing energy use and transport costs in outer metropolitan Melbourne. A greater degree of

Human Dimensions of Residential Sector Energy Consumption

In a highly urbanized nation characterised by some of the lowest living density in the world, there is a need to better understand the human dimensions associated with consumption of energy.

Non-transport household energy consumption in Adelaide and Melbourne

The residential sector is the third largest sector of final energy use in Australian urban areas, accounting for about 12% of the country's total final energy consumption. What are the main

Decarbonising Australian cities: A new model for creating low carbon, resilient cities

Australia currently has one of the largest per capita carbon and ecological footprints in the world. It also has a rapidly rising population with significant growth expected into the future. This

The Impacts of Urban Structure and the Related Consumption Patterns on the Carbon Emissions of an Average Consumer

Aalto University, P.O. Box 11000, FI-00076 Aalto www.aalto.fi Author Jukka Heinonen Name of the doctoral dissertation The Impacts of Urban Structure and the Related Consumption Patterns on the Carbon

Assessing the Delivery of Sustainable Residential Development

Achieving sustainable development of new dwellings in growing cities is a major challenge for urban managers. This paper presents and demonstrates a quantitative methodology for assessing the
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 18 REFERENCES

The influence of housing size, style and location on energy and greenhouse gas emissions

Concern about the growth of greenhouse gas emissions in Victoria has prompted the introduction of legislation to improve the thermal performance of the residential building envelope. Unfortunately,

Transport greenhouse gas and Australian suburbs: What planners can do

Transport is the poor cousin in climate change discussions, as policy arenas generally focus on industry and electricity. The oil crisis and the high proportion of greenhouse gases due to mobility

Energy conservation in housing

Twenty-nine percent of the national consumption of primary energy in the U.K. is used each year in dwellings. Details are given of the fuels used, the categories of use within a dwelling and the age

Indirect energy associated with Swedish road transport

Infrasystems are the large technical systems in society delivering water and electricity, making communications and transports possible, managing the gathering and treatment of refuse and sewage, and

Analysing the life-cycle energy of an Australian residential building and its householders

Life cycle energy analysis (LCEA) is used to assign energy values to product flows in each phase of an activity's life cycle. In the case of a residential building, this usually comprises energy

Using national input/output data for embodied energy analysis of individual residential buildings

Embodied energy (EE) analysis has become an important area of energy research, in attempting to trace the direct and indirect energy requirements of products and services throughout their supply

What is the relationship between built form and energy use in dwellings

Garnaut climate change review: interim report to the Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments of Australia

This Interim Report seeks to provide a flavour of early findings from the work of the Review, to share ideas on work in progress as a basis for interaction with the Australian community, and to

Total requirements of energy and greenhouse gases for Australian transport

The Garnaut Climate Change Review

Professor Ross Garnaut was commissioned by all of the Governments of Australia's Federation to examine the impacts of climate change on Australia and to recommend policy frameworks to improve the