Everyone has the right to live well, in safety and comfort; however, many existing apartment buildings are ill-equipped to deal with the uncertainty of climate change and the increase in weather extremes People in homes without heating and cooling systems in place are at higher risk during heatwaves. This was the situation in 2003, when France had their deadly heatwave claiming over 14000 deaths. Post this event, French authorities regulated that all homes need to

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Thrive researchers André Stephan and Robert Crawford have evaluated the relationship between house size and life cycle energy demand, for a typical Australian house in Melbourne, Australia. The research has been published on The Conversation. The infographic below summarises their findings. The scientific article can be downloaded here or here.

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Thrive researchers, André Stephan and Robert Crawford have just published ground-breaking research looking into how water is used for travel by different transport modes. The infographic below summarises the findings: For the full paper go to: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Tk6h4rgZiRRXB or http://www.sciencedirect.com/…/article/pii/S1361920916305995

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Dr Jenny Zhou joins Thrive

Dr Jenny Zhou has joined Thrive as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Jenny has expertise in internal and external air quality issues, from a health, wellbeing and social perspective. Her work includes assessing the benefits of green infrastructure. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenny-jin-zhou-2423b853

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