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- Hybrid buildings: pathways for greenhouse gas mitigation in the housing sector
- Newton, Peter W.; Tucker, S. N.
- This report shows how the carbon emissions from 5-star rated homes can be reduced to zero, with the savings averaging eleven tonnes per house each year. The Hybrid Building report demonstrates the pathways that current 5-star rated ‘project’ homes (with average emissions of 9.5 tonnes CO2-e per year) can take to achieve zero-carbon status, with savings in CO2-e emissions averaging eleven tonnes per dwelling per year. The report also identifies key transitions in hot water heating, space heating and cooling, built-in appliances and plug-in appliances that can significantly reduce domestic carbon footprints.
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- Swinburne University of Technology. Faculty of Life and Social Sciences. Institute for Social Research
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- Appliances; Carbon emissions; Cooling; Energy efficiency; Environment; Heating; Hybrid buildings; Residential housing
- Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology
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- Copyright © Swinburne 2009. Paper reproduced here with the kind permission of the publisher.
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