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    • Techno-economic potentials and market trends for power-to-hydrogen and hydrogen-to-x based on a collaborative and international review 

      Robinius, M.; Linssen, J.; Mansilla, C.; Mihai, B.; Dolci, F.; Dickinson, R.; Funez, C.; Rupert, G.; Grand-Clement, L.; Hillard, S.; Iskov, H.; Proost, J.; Leaver, Jonathan; Quarton, C.J.; Samsati, S.; Olfa, T.; Valentin, S.; Weidener, E.; Lucchese, P. (2018-06-19)
      Motivation: Climate Targets Power-to-X Pathways: Core Elements of Future Energy Systems Task 38 of the IEA H2 TCP: Power-to-Hydrogen and Hydrogen-to-X Task 38 of the IEA H2 TCP : Power-to-Hydrogen and Hydrogen-to-X: ...
    • Temperature and humidity effects on particulate matter concentrations in a sub-tropical climate during winter 

      Hernandez, G.; Berry, Terri-Ann; Wallis, Shannon; Poyner, David (International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT), 2017-11)
      High concentrations of particulate matter (PM) in the atmosphere have been associated with degradation of human health. Auckland is the most populous city in New Zealand, with a humid subtropical climate (characterised by ...
    • Transforming the communities of tomorrow 

      Sharma, Rashika (2010-01-01)
      The exponential globalisation of the economy warrants the formulation of a pathway that harnesses the human and social capital that can work together collaboratively and proactively to promote the development of sustainable ...
    • Understanding the challenges of circular economy construction through full-scale prototyping 

      Finch, G.; Marriage, G.; Gjerde, M.; Pelosi, A.; Patel, Yusef (Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2020-11)
      Applying the Circular Economy paradigm in the built environment requires buildings to be designed for deconstruction and material recovery. Achieving circularity is complicated by the fact that requirements for deconstruction ...
    • Understanding water quality in Raglan Harbour 

      Greer, S. D.; McIntosh, R.; Harrison, S.; Phillips, David; Mead, S. (Engineers Australia and IPENZ, 2015-09)
      Raglan (Whaingaroa) Harbour is located on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island and is bordered by the Raglan township on the southern side close to the entrance. Land use in the watershed is dominated by dairy ...
    • Urban Sustainability 2.0: Resilient Regions, Sustainable Sprawl and Green Infrastructure 

      Bogunovich, Dushko (2012)
      Is there a way to convert the vast, fast growing, low-density urban areas of the world to sustainability other than attempting to contain the growth and increase the density of existing development - hoping that the ‘sprawl’ ...
    • Use of GIS to rationalise pressure in water supply systems 

      Fernando, Achela; Zhang, Xiujuan; Brown, N. (Tour Hosts Pty Ltd, 2007)
      Water is a valuable resource needing conservation. Excessive water pressure in water distribution systems causes leakages leading to substantial losses of treated water. It also places additional strain on networks reducing ...
    • Use of hydraulic modelling to aid decision making in the management of Oakley Creek 

      Fernando, Achela; Gebreselasie, Bruck; Capiral, Jacinto (International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, 2010-07)
      This paper presents how a hydrodynamic Modelling study can be used to maximise the collective efforts from the stakeholders to enhance the protection of a riparian environment. A hydraulic model of a sensitive part of the ...
    • Use of roof space ventilation to address summertime overheating in New Zealand houses 

      Davies, Kathryn; Birchmore, Roger; Tait, Robert (2013)
      Previous research in New Zealand houses has indicated that recent increases in insulation and double glazing requirements may have led to increased problems with summertime overheating. Monitoring of a typical New Zealand ...
    • Utilizing wave polarization in microwave characterization of heterogeneous anisotropic materials with application to the wood industry 

      Bogosanovic, Mirjana; Emms, G.W. (International Conference on Sensing Technology, 2014-09)
      This paper presents a novel approach to microwave non-contact, non-destructive testing of wood, investigating additional indicators of wood structure, in particular the significance of wave polarization in transmission ...
    • Wairaka Stream Daylighting Project 

      Estrin, Avi; Phillips, David (Water New Zealand, 2014)
      Coinciding with the Unitec environmental sustainability strategy daylighting of the Wairaka stream is at the heart of creating positive environmental change on campus. Currently part of the stream flows through a 70m culvert ...
    • Waste not, want not : education for sustainability in the construction industry 

      Panko, Mary; Sharma, Rashika; Fuemana, Daniel (2014-09)
      Not teaching but transforming – an educational process which is easy to espouse but frequently hard to achieve in practice. This case study, set in the building technology environment of a tertiary institution, shows ...
    • Water restoration drones : applied research to date 

      Buckley, Paula (2017-11-27)
      This Drone has been designed for real-time water testing. Traditional/current methods of water testing rely on fixed point sensors or samples taken from hand, but do not allow scientists to fully survey the changing water ...
    • What is BIM? : a need for a unique BIM definition 

      Doan, D.; Ghaffarianhoseini, A.; Naismith, N.; Zhang, T.; Rehman, attiq; Tookey, T. (EDP Sciences, 2019-02-20)
      Building Information Modelling (BIM) has rapidly developed in the construction industry recently; it is also considered as one of the core concepts in the Industry 4.0. However, BIM understanding is always seen as a ...
    • What motivates and demotivates construction company employees in Christchurch's post earthquake residential sector -a case study. 

      Holmes, Bartt; Kestle, Linda (Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA), 2013)
      A large NZ construction company was engaged to effect repairs on 100,000 homes in Christchurch from 2011 till 2015, following the 2010 and 2011 major earthquakes. Three years on, thousands of homeowners are still waiting ...
    • What's the real story around digital technologies in construction management? 

      Puolitaival, Taija; Kestle, Linda; Kähkönen, K. (Curtin University (Bentley, Western Australia), 2018-09)
      The highly fragmented project nature of the construction industry, small companies and shortterm thinking has made the construction industry traditionally slow in adopting new methods and technology, and the least digitalised ...
    • Whole building recycling as a waste reduction practice 

      Turner, David (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-12-22)
      This paper considers strategies for whole building recycling in New Zealand. Assumptions about waste and recycling potential that are made in the process of improving construction systems usually relate to the development ...
    • Working hours in a large New Zealand construction company 

      Morrison, Emily Jane; Thurnell, Derek (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 2012)
      Long working hours and weekend working are an integral part of many jobs in the construction industry, and are job characteristics that are linked to work-life conflict, which adversely affects employees' ability to achieve ...

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