Issue 100 | July 2020

Updates, Sustainable Housing, Energy and Emissions, Cities and Infrastructure

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* ASBEC welcomes the Global Resiliency Dialogue
* Building Efficiency for Jobs and Growth
* ASBEC Council Meeting: 28 July 2020
* Coalition calls for WA Government to reconsider NCC2019 delay
* Jonathan Cartledge moves to Infrastructure Australia
* Appointment of ACA CEO
* Appointment of Infrastructure WA CEO
* Tanya Cox appointed WorldGBC Chair
* ABCB consultations
* NSW Design and Building Practitioners Bill
* DELWP: CPD for Builders & Plumbers Consultation Paper
* GBCA Green Star Champions of 2020

Energy and Emissions

* IEA: Recommendations of the Global Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency
* BZE: Million Jobs Plan
* Renovate Europe
* Green Finance Institute: Financing energy efficient buildings
* EEC & Ai Group: Pivot – Rebound – Transform
* Prof Paul Cooper discusses the Living Building Challenge
* Managing impacts of COVID19 on NABERS ratings v3.0
* Melbourne Renewable Energy Project
* City of Sydney PPA

Sustainable Housing

* Energy Efficiency training resources
* NSW Housing Strategy discussion paper
* National Low Income Energy Productivity Program proposal
* Clean State WA: Low Carbon Social Housing Construction stimulus package

Cities and Infrastructure

* National Cities Performance Framework
* ClimateWorks: Moving to zero: Accelerating the transition to zero-emissions transport
* Infrastructure Partnerships Australia: Building Trust: Social License for Infrastructure
* ANU Crawford: Fiscal stimulus for low-carbon compatible COVID-19 recovery: criteria for infrastructure investment
* GANSW: Greener Places: an urban green infrastructure design framework
* UNSW & University of Melbourne: Roadmap for green roofs, walls and facades in Australia’s urban landscapes 2020-2030
* ILO & UNECE: Jobs in green and healthy transport: Making the green shift
* Arup: Towards Superbia: a renewed focus on our suburbs
* NSW DPIE: Designing with Country
* Qld Government: Funding for flood recovery and resilience projects
* Infrastructure WA: Feedback on A Stronger Tomorrow – State Infrastructure Strategy Discussion Paper