Conceptual design of a sustainable energy-waste solution for the residential sector

Gould, Nicholas (2009) Conceptual design of a sustainable energy-waste solution for the residential sector. [USQ Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The project endeavours to derive a conceptual design of a Sustainable Energy-Waste Solution for the residential sector, based on innovations and lessons learned from the green building sector, specifically the 'Smart & Sustainable Homes Program' (SSHP) in QLD, as well as those employed in the city of Melbourne's 'council House 2' (CH2). Various techniques will then be used to compare the design with CH2, which has been recognised as a world leader in sustainability through receiving a 6 Star rating under the Green star rating system. In order to assess the requirements of the system, the conceptual design of an hypothetical house was undertaken and analysed in order to determine both the load required and the potential sustainability of the system. As these are conceptual designs, they focus mainly on the aspects of each design task which have the greatest impact on the system as a whole. Thus, things such as in depth wiring, plumbing and fit out information is not included, unless it specifically informs some important aspect of the system.


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Item Type: USQ Project
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2010 03:03
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2010 04:27
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainable housing; green buildings; sustainability; energy-waste solutions; residential; Council House 2; CH2; Smart and Sustainable Homes Program; SSHP
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 12 Built Environment and Design > 1201 Architecture > 120104 Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design)
09 Engineering > 0907 Environmental Engineering > 090701 Environmental Engineering Design
12 Built Environment and Design > 1204 Engineering Design > 120404 Engineering Systems Design
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8502

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