In this edition: Taxing issue - Australia's carbon price; Energy smart incentives; Climate responsive buildings
With unprecedented focus worldwide on addressing the problems of climate change and significant policies being considered by governments to tackle these issues, more and more attention is being given to energy efficient technologies and practices.
In Australia there are significant investments being made in world-class energy efficient buildings and associated technologies. A recent report found that that close to 30 per cent of the new buildings in the Asia Pacific region are expected to be 'green' by 2015.
This publication addresses the need for up-to-date information and analysis of this growing market for 'green' buildings and associated technologies and services. EnergySmart Buildings takes a focus on the design, operation and management of office buildings.