Peer review of Green Home (green savings) calculator

The project included a review of the appropriateness of the assumptions made by the tool developer. The calculator is now in use both as a web tool and iPhone app. The calculator allows families and home buyers to calculate the carbon, water and money savings available by using sustainable products and initiatives in a new home. The tool has been nominated in the Australian Innovation Challenge for excellence in the fields of science, engineering and technology for its rigour in calculation methodology and superior delivery of information.

Project dates

2011

Key people

Researchers: Centre for Design RMIT University, Dr Mary Myla Andamon

Partners

Villawood Properties

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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