How do you get a truly energy-efficient home, and can smart home technologies help or make things worse?
Take a listen to a recent interview with Dr Stephen White, head of the CSIRO's Energy Efficiency Research, and Associate Professor Yolande Strengers, Principal Research Fellow in the Centre for Urban Research at RMIT, on ABC Radio National Making Homes More Energy Efficient here.
Dr Stephen White and Associate Professor Yolande Strengers discuss with the host Amanda Smith recent research published by The University of Melbourne, that found that people are willing to pay more for energy efficient housing, making the case for a mandatory national rating system for existing homes. Read the full article here.
ABC RN Interview: http://radio.abc.net.au/programitem/pgx6XXPBn6?play=true