Research Fellow, RMIT University

Trivess has worked at RMIT University since 2006 and is currently based in the Sustainable Building Innovation Laboratory (SBiLab) in the School of Property. Construction and Project Management. He has a strong research interest in energy efficiency, renewable energies, the built environment, housing/households and transitioning to a low carbon future. He completed his PhD studies in 2012; the topic of his research was the costs, benefits and requirements for policy regarding a transition to zero emission housing standards in Australia. Trivess now works on a range of research projects exploring the predicted and actual performance of sustainable buildings, including affordability and liveability implications, as well as teaching about sustainable buildings.

Experience

  • 2006–present
    Researcher, RMIT University
  • 2012–present
    Research fellow, RMIT University

Education

  • 2012 
    RMIT University, PhD
  • 2006 
    Deakin University, Bachelor of Science (Environment) (Honours)

Publications

  • 2012
    Size Matters: House size and thermal efficiency as policy strategies to reduce net emissions of new developments, Energy Policy
  • 2011
    Affordable passive solar design in a temperate climate: An experiment in residential building orientation, Renewable Energy