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Seminar: The Energy – Transportation Nexus & Personalised Public Transportation

Shivkumar Kalyanaraman, Chief Scientist of IBM Research Australia, presents a special seminar on “The Energy – Transportation Nexus & Personalised Public Transportation”.

The Energy - Transportation Nexus & Personalised Public Transportation

When: Tuesday, 28 October 2014  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm

Where: The Michael Hintze Theatre LG03, Tyree Energy Technologies Building, UNSW

More information and registration at: http://www.lowcarbonlivingcrc.com.au/events/2014/10/energy-transportation-nexus-personalised-public-transportation

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Sustainable Buildings Research Centre Open Day

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Wollongong on Fire

How to Win a Solar Decathlon
As you may have heard UOW’s ‘Illawarra Flame’ House has received first place at the 2013 Solar Decathlon in Datong, China. The net-zero energy house, revamped a typical 1960s fibro house and was designed by students from the University of Wollongong and TAFE Illawarra.
At the forum you will find out all about the scheme from Mark Jones from AEJ.  You get to ask all the hard questions, get a behind-the-scenes insight into the house and find out where to from here for the team.
Forum is happening on 11th september 5:30pm at 3 Manning Street, Potts Point.

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September 9, 2013 · 8:48 pm

ENERGY GLOBE AWARD – Call for Submissions

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The ENERGY GLOBE AWARD honors sustainable projects and is given in the 5 categories fire, water, earth, air and youth. The price is presented as National and International Award (more information). Your submission will automatically be evaluated on the national and on the international level.

Please complete either
•the online submission form (preferred option)
•or download the submission form (PDF, 1218 kB) and send your project documentation and supporting materials by email to: contact@energyglobe.info
•or hardcopies by postal service to:
ENERGY GLOBE
Mühlbach 7
4801 Traunkirchen
Austria, Europe

Submission deadline for the next Award is on 30 September 2013.
More info and submission forms: http://www.energyglobe.info/participation

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“Modernising Building Energy Codes to Secure our Global Energy future”

With the substantial pressure the buildings sector is adding every year to global energy supply, energy security and the environment, there is an urgent need for global policy action to reduce the energy demand of the built environment.
 
The IEA and the UNDPpartnered to analyse current practices in the design and the implementation of building energy codes. Step by step guidance for effective and successful implementation of building energy codes are provided in the publication. Illustrative examples from IEA and non IEA countries are included.
 
Register now to hear more about effective approaches to address energy challenges of the built environment.
 
The Webinar is hosted by the Clean Energy Solutions Center. It will take place on August 20th, from 2:30PM to 4:00PM CEST (Paris time). Space is limited.
 
 

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August 9, 2013 · 6:07 pm

Zero Energy Buildings

Professor Deo Prasad from UNSW’s Faculty of Built Environment on the technological, social and political initiatives that will lead to buildings with a minimal carbon footprint.

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World in Transition – A Social Contract for Sustainability

In this report, the WBGU explains the reasons for the desperate need for a post-fossil economic strategy, yet it also concludes that the transition to sustainability is achievable, and presents ten concrete packages of measures to accelerate the imperative restructuring. If the transformation really is to succeed, we have to enter into a social contract for innovation, in the form of a new kind of discourse between governments and citizens, both within and beyond the boundaries of the nation state. 

For a full report, please download from the following link:

http://www.wbgu.de/en/flagship-reports/fr-2011-a-social-contract

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