Capturing sustainable housing characteristics through Electronic Building Files: The Australian Experience

Miller, Wendy & Lutzkendorf, Thomas (2016) Capturing sustainable housing characteristics through Electronic Building Files: The Australian Experience. In Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 in Hamburg : Strategies, Stakeholders, Success factors, 7th - 11th March 2016 ; Conference Proceedings, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology; ZEBAU - Centre for Energy, Construction, Architecture and the Environment GmbH, Hamburg, pp. 190-199.

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This paper presents an Australian Government pilot project in 2015 to develop and test a web-based Electronic Building Passport to capture energy efficiency and sustainability related information on residential buildings in the design to hand-over phases of their development and construction. The paper will discuss the key findings of this trial, in terms of (i) local government goals and responsibilities; (ii) available metadata compared with Code required data; (iii) technical benefits and limitations of the online data management system; (iv) data and information sharing, pri-vacy and security; and (v) recommendations for future work.

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ID Code: 99822
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: building passport, energy efficiency, information assymetry, local government, mandatory disclosure
DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000051699
ISBN: 9783000522130
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900) > Built Environment and Design not elsewhere classified (129999)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 ZEBAU GmbH
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Deposited On: 10 Oct 2016 22:48
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2016 08:45

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