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4 June 2019 - 1:17pm
As Australian cities heat up, the need for local governments and planning practices to address rising temperatures and the resulting urban heat island effect (UHI), is being assisted by an innovative, online UHI mitigation decision-support tool, funded by the CRC for Low Carbon Living.
31 May 2019 - 3:45pm

The launch of the CRCLCL's YouTube Pilot - Renovate or Rebuild - has generated great media coverage. Take a look.

31 May 2019 - 2:17pm

The Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL)  has won an Excellence in Innovation Award at the CRC Association’s (CRCA) annual conference this week, thanks to Curtin University’s Dr Jemma Green’s PhD research into blockchain technology, from which the commercial venture Power Ledger was born.

27 May 2019 - 11:22am

The CRC for Low Carbon Living and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage have funded a new lifestyle show that aims to crack open sustainable building options to a broad audience

1 May 2019 - 9:59am

Many leading developers are taking the initiative to ensure building projects include high-performance, zero-carbon, highly energy-efficient buildings, with top star ratings, but action needs to be across the board. Read Scientia Professor Deo Prasad's comment piece in The Conversation.

2 April 2019 - 2:07pm

During May and June 2019, the CRCLCL will stage a series of nationwide events to celebrate seven years of continuous research with its university and industry partners.

1 March 2019 - 3:09pm

The real-time visualisation of peer-to-peer trading in solar energy and water is being funded by the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) in what will be its seventeenth Living Lab – a mobile, modular facility called Legacy.

22 February 2019 - 2:46pm

Since its launch in 2012, the CRCLCL has worked closely with industry and government to generate an authoritative body of research to help keep Australian cities cool.

22 February 2019 - 11:41am

Australian low carbon living experts from the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) have led United Nations (UN) Environment guidelines to help China develop more sustainable cities and communities. The guidelines have been embraced by five major cities and are now being adopted globally.

13 February 2019 - 12:26pm

Much of the punitive cost of cooling is due to cheap and thoughtless construction and design, writes CRCLCL project leader Professor Mat Santamouris in the Sydney Morning Herald.