PH4NZ — References

Section 1: The Problem

  1. Braw, E (2014) Swedish city builds ‘passive houses’ as part of ambitious CO2 reduction targets. The Guardian. Retrieved from https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/sweden-passive-housing-co2-reduction-targets (Even more recent homes built to the current Building Code…)
  2. Nichol, R (2017) 1600 deaths attributed to cold houses each winter in New Zealand. Noted. Retrieved from https://www.noted.co.nz/currently/social-issues/1600-deaths-attributed-to-cold-houses-each-winter-in-new-zealand/ (At less than 12° C, there is a higher risk of…)
  3. Griffin, P. (2009, March 27). Cold houses and impact on health. Science Media Centre. Retrieved from  https://www.sciencemediacentre.co.nz/2008/06/18/cold-houses-and-impact-on-health/ (World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines call for an…)
  4. Winter Temperatures in New Zealand Houses, French, L.J., et al. 2006 (BRANZ researchers installed temperature loggers in a representative…)
  5. Griffin, P. (2009). Cold houses and impact on health. Science Media Centre. Retrieved from  https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1145-damp-homes-and-health-risks (The effects fall more heavily on the poor: Those who…)
  6. Damp homes and health risks. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1145-damp-homes-and-health-risks (Damp: Cold houses are usually…)
  7. Griffin, P. (2009). Cold houses and impact on health. Retrieved from https://www.noted.co.nz/currently/social-issues/1600-deaths-attributed-to-cold-houses-each-winter-in-new-zealand/ (nearly a third of New Zealand homes are…)
  8. Asthma Foundation NZ. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.asthmafoundation.org.nz/research/key-statistics (One in six New Zealanders are sick with…)
  9. 1:625 PACIFICA VS 1:3000 GENERAL POP (Respiratory illness includes asthma, pneumonia and bronchiectasis, a life-threat- ening disease…)
  10. BRANZ (Mouldy: A third of New Zealand homes contain…)
  11. BRANZ SR386 Could damp homes be too cold (Mould follows damp; it is nearly impossible…)
  12. Mould within the building envelope … or when moisture protection goes wrong,” Dr. Heike Neumeister-Kemp, AIRAH Building Physics Forum, Wollongong, 22Feb2018.
  13. The Big Smoke: New Zealand Cities, 1840-1920 (2016) (Evidence from the time attests to early New Zealand cottages being under…)
  14. Nichol R (2017) 1600 deaths attributed to cold houses each winter in New Zealand. Noted. Retrieved from https://www.noted.co.nz/currently/social-issues/1600-deaths-attributed-to-cold-houses-each-winter-in-new-zealand/ (Leading health researcher Professor Phillipa Howden-Chapman told The Listener…)
  15. Phil Twyford promises crackdown on building materials costs (2018). NewsHub. Retrieved from https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/money/2018/05/phil-twyford-promises-crackdown-on-building-materials-costs.html (Building material costs alone are…)
  16. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12062945 (sufficient for him to call for a market study…)
  17. Moon G (2016) The height of New Zealand towns. Retrieved from https://georgemoon.nz/the-height-of-new-zealand-towns-9492d6fffd8c (New Zealand spans a wide latitude…)
  18. Branz Ltd (2018) Climate should influence building form and location on site, material choices, window/door size and placement, and loading and bracing requirements. Retrieved from http://www.level.org.nz/site-analysis/new-zealand-climate-and-environmental-zones/ (Our geography creates a wide range…)
  19. McNeil S (2016) Combating internal moisture. Retrieved from https://www.buildmagazine.org.nz/assets/Uploads/Build-151-46-Feature-Internal-Moisture-Combation-Internal-Moisture.pdf (BRANZ began to acknowledge the problem…)

Section 2: A Solution

  1. Braw E (2014) Swedish city builds ‘passive houses’ as part of ambitious CO2 reduction targets. The Guardian. Retrieved from https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/sweden-passive-housing-co2-reduction-targets (The EU has directed that all new buildings…)
  2. Latimer C (2018) Can the power grid survive another heatwave?Sydney Morning Herald. Retrived from https://www.smh.com.au/business/the-economy/can-the-power-grid-survive-another-heatwave-20180108-p4yybf.html (South-eastern Australia has suffered prolonged heatwaves during…)
  3. Reuters (2017) Australian heatwave triggers extreme power price spike, load shedding. RCMA Group. Retrieved from http://www.rcma.com/australian-heatwave-triggers-extreme-power-price-spike-load-shedding/ (Wholesale power prices soared to an unprecedented $AUD14 per…)
  4. Hannam P (2017) Sydney weather: Energy Minister pleads for help to avoid heatwave power blackout. Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved from https://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/sydney-weather-energy-minister-pleads-for-help-to-avoid-heatwave-power-blackout-20170210-gu9po9.html (compared to a more typical…)
  5. Westbrook T (2018) Radford J (2018) Heatwave tests Australia’s power grid. Reuters. Retrieved from https://www.reuters.com/article/australia-power/heatwave-tests-australias-power-grid-idINL3N1PE1JG (despite expansions to the grid’s capacity…)