Dr Trivess Moore

Trivess Moore is a Research Fellow at RMIT University working in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies and the School of Property, Construction and Project Management.

Trivess has been at RMIT University since 2006 when he joined the former Centre for Design. He has a strong research interest in energy efficiency, renewable energies, the built environment and transitioning to a low carbon future. He completed his PhD studies in 2012. He is also a listed media expert at RMIT University.

Currently Trivess is working on a number of projects which are based upon monitoring and evaluating sustainable housing and compact cities more broadly. Trivess has also worked on the ARC funded projects ‘Carbon Neutral Communities and Lifetime Affordable Housing in Australia’.

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Sustainable built environment, Socio-technical transitions, Low carbon cities/buildings, Post-occupancy evaluations, Building monitoring.

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