Resource Author: Byrne, Josh

Potential residential tree arrangement to optimise dwelling energy efficiency

Citation Rouhollahi, M., Whaley, D., Byrne, J. and Boland, J., 2022. Potential residential tree arrangement to optimise dwelling energy efficiency. Energy and Buildings, p.111962. Abstract Energy–efficient dwellings promote substantial urban energy conservation. Residential tree allocation, as an Urban Heat Island (UHI) mitigation strategy, stimulates climate responsivity, lowers Air Conditioner (AC) usage and heat distribution. This …

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Keeping the Green in Densifying Cities

As our cities grow and densify, urban vegetation is in decline. The loss of tree canopy coverage is a highly visible indication of this process and is often a source of contention between developers and local community…

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