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Green roof and solar array - comparative research

Project Member(s): Irga, P.

Funding or Partner Organisation: The Council of the City of Sydney (City of Sydney Environmental Innovation Grants)
The Council of the City of Sydney (City of Sydney Environmental Innovation Grants)
The Council of the City of Sydney (City of Sydney)
The Council of the City of Sydney (City of Sydney)

Start year: 2020

Summary: Lendlease has constructed two buildings at Barangaroo - one with PV and one integrating PVwith a green roof. This demonstration project will investigate whether the integrated green roof and PV improves: . energy efficiency and insulation . biodiversity . air quality . stormwater detention and run off quality

Publications:

Fleck, R, Gill, R, Pettit, TJ, Torpy, FR & Irga, PJ 2022, 'Bio-solar green roofs increase solar energy output: The sunny side of integrating sustainable technologies', Building and Environment, vol. 226, pp. 109703-109703.
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Fleck, R, Gill, RL, Saadeh, S, Pettit, T, Wooster, E, Torpy, F & Irga, P 2022, 'Urban green roofs to manage rooftop microclimates: A case study from Sydney, Australia', Building and Environment, vol. 209, pp. 108673-108673.
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Fleck, R, Westerhausen, MT, Killingsworth, N, Ball, J, Torpy, FR & Irga, PJ 2022, 'The hydrological performance of a green roof in Sydney, Australia: A tale of two towers', Building and Environment, vol. 221, pp. 109274-109274.
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Irga, PJ, Fleck, R, Arsenteva, E & Torpy, FR 2022, 'Biosolar green roofs and ambient air pollution in city centres: Mixed results', Building and Environment, vol. 226, pp. 109712-109712.
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Irga, P, Fleck, R, Wooster, E, Torpy, F, Pettit, T, Gill, R & Ball, J City of Sydney Council 2021, Green Roof & Solar Array – Comparative Research Project. Final Report to City of Sydney 2021, City of Sydney, Council.

FOR Codes: Building information modelling and management, Bioremediation, Urban and Industrial Air Quality, Environmental Health, Climate Change Mitigation Strategies, Environmental Technologies, Building Science and Techniques, Environmentally sustainable engineering , Air quality, Public health (excl. specific population health) not elsewhere classified