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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Implementing Sustainability in the Built Environment

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Horsham Catalyst Research and Evaluation Final Report

This study led by RMIT's Centre for Urban Research and funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, investigates the economic, social and environmental performance of low-carbon houses in comparison with 'standard' residences in Horsham, Victoria.

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Utilising Mixed Methods Research to Inform Low-carbon Social Housing Performance Policy

Moore, T, Strengers, Y and Maller, C 2016, 'Utilising mixed methods research to inform low-carbon social housing performance policy', Urban Policy and Research, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 240-255.

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Influencing urban development through government demonstration projects

Moore, T and Higgins, D 2016, 'Influencing urban development through government demonstration projects', Cities, vol. 56, pp. 9-15.

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What gives to keep that price point? High-density residential developments

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High-density living is now widely accepted in the built environment. At the apartment entry price-point, space and place appear to be the key considerations, with limited attention to a building’s social, physical and environmental features.

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Lifecycle costing sensitivities for zero energy housing in Melbourne, Australia

Moore, T and Morrissey, J 2014, 'Lifecycle costing sensitivities for zero energy housing in Melbourne, Australia', Energy and Buildings, vol. 79, pp. 1-11.

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