Future of Cool Roofs in Australia: Technical and Commercial Prospects
The workshop will present the final results achieved through the cool roof study carried out by UNSW High-Performance Architecture research team and the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) with the aim to exchange information and opinion on the future status of cool roof technology in Australia.
Welcome: 3.15pm - 3.30pm
Keynote | On the Environment, Energy and Financial Impact of Cool Roofs in Australia from Scientia Professor Mattheos Santamouris: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Discussion: 4.30pm - 5.15pm
Professor Santamouris is the Anita Lawrence Professor of High Performance Architecture in the University of New South Wales. Past professor at the University of Athens, Greece he is Visiting Professor at the Cyprus Institute, Metropolitan University of London; Tokyo Polytechnic University; Bolzano University; Brunel University; and the National University of Singapore. He is also a Past President of the National Centre of Renewable and Energy Savings of Greece. He is the editor of many scientific journals relating to sustainable cities, energy and environmental research in addition to his roles as author and editor of 15 international books on topics related to the urban heat island effect, urban cooling, solar energy and energy conservation in buildings.