Dr Joshua Byrne
Josh Byrne is an environmental scientist and media professional with a research and consultancy background in urban sustainability.Back to top
Josh's research interests span high performance housing, water sensitive design and sustainable urban developments. He is a recipient of Murdoch University's Distinguished Alumni Award for Science and Engineering and is an Adjunct Associate Professor with the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New South Wales.
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Conference Articles (Research)
- Byrne, J., S. Dallas, and P. Newman. 2014. "Optimising Residential Water Efficiency - The Josh's House Project." In Ozwater '14, Apr 29, 2014, Brisbane, Australia: Australian Water Association.
Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)
- Loveday, J., G. Loveday, J. Byrne, B. L. Ong, and P. Newman. 2017. "Quantifying radiation from thermal imaging of residential landscape elements." Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability 2 (17)
Byrne. J (2013), Small Space Organics, Hardie Grant, Camberwell, Victoria.
Byrne. J (2007), The Green Gardener, Penguin, Camberwell, Victoria.
Eon. C & Byrne. J (2017), Methods to enable residential building sustainability: integrating and evaluating energy, water, materials and liveability, in Sustainability Methods, Edwards Elgar.
Eon. C, Morrison. G, Breadsell. J & Byrne. J (In Review), Integrating theories of practice and behaviour into home settings through living laboratories.
Eon. C, Morrison. G & Byrne. J (In Review), The influence of design and everyday practices on individual heating and cooling behaviour in residential homes.
Byrne. J, Eon. C & Newman. P (2017), Mainstreaming Zero Energy Housing in Australia – Josh’s House and Beyond, World Renewable Energy Congress XVI, 5-9 February 2017, Murdoch University, Western Australia.
Byrne. J, Taylor. M & Green. J (2017), Josh's House - a More Even Relationship with the Grid, World Renewable Energy Congress XVI, 5-9 February 2017, Murdoch University, Western Australia.
Eon. C, Morrison. G & Byrne. J (2017), Unravelling everyday heating practices in residential homes, Improving Residential Energy Efficiency International Conference, 16-17 February, Wollongong, NSW.
Eon. C, Murphy. L, Byrne. J & Anda. M (2017), Verification of an Emerging LCA Design Tool through Real Life Performance Monitoring, World Renewable Energy Congress XVI, 5-9 February 2017, Murdoch University, Western Australia.
J. Loveday, G.K. Loveday, J. Byrne, B.L. Ong & P. Newman (2017), Quantifying radiation from thermal imaging of residential landscape elements, World Renewable Energy Congress XVI, 5-9 February 2017, Murdoch University, Western Australia.
J. Loveday, G.K. Loveday, J. Byrne, B.L. Ong & P. Newman (2016), A technique for quantifying the reduction of solar radiation due to cloud and tree cover, International High- Performance Built Environment Conference – A Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series (SBE16), IHBE 2016.
Coombes. P, Smit. M, Byrne. J & Walsh. C (2016), Water resources, stormwater and waterway benefits of water conservation measures for Australian capital cities, Stormwater 2016 National Conference, 29 August – 2 September 2016, Gold Coast, Australia.
Coombes P, Smit M, Byrne J & Walsh C (2016), Stormwater, waterway and water resources benefits of water conservation measures in Australian cities, 56th New Zealand Hydrological Society and 37th International Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, 28 November – 2 December 2016, Queenstown, New Zealand.
Byrne J, Dallas S, Nayak A & Anda M (in review), Quantifying the benefits of residential greywater reuse – three case studies from Perth, Western Australia, Sustainable Water Management Conference, Murdoch University, November 29 - December 3, 2015.
Byrne. J, Dallas. S & Newman. P (2014), Optimising Residential Water Efficiency – The Josh’s House Project, OzWater Conference, Brisbane, April 29 – May 1, 2014.
Dallas. S, Anda. M, Byrne. J & Mars. R (2011), A Yellow Water Reuse System for a Public Building in Perth, Western Australia, International Conference on Integrated Water Management, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, February 2-5, 2011.
Dallas. S, Anda. M, Byrne. J & Menage. X (2009), A Fully Integrated Water Cycle System for a Public Building in Perth, Western Australia, Ozwater Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 2009.
Byrne. J, Hunt J, Anda. M & Ho. G (2008), Meeting Plant Water Demands with Greywater, AWA Onsite and Decentralised Sewerage Conference Proceedings, Benalla, Australia 12 – 15 October 2008.
Byrne, J., Anda, M., Newman, P.J. & Ho, G. (2007), A new water budgeting tool for sustainable urban landscapes. In: Society for Sustainability and Environmental Engineering (SSEE) Conference, 31 October - 2 November, Perth, Western Australia
Anda, M., Byrne, J., Ho, G., Mathew, K. & Priest, G. (2004), Emerging approaches to integrated urban water management. In: 6th Specialist Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems, 11 - 13 February, Fremantle, Western Australia pp. 21-27.
Anda. M, Hill. A, Milani. S, Byrne. J & Ho. G (2003), Integrated Water Management, Nyungar cultural associations and regional sustainability in urban developments on the Swan Coastal Plain. In: International Sustainability Conference, 17 - 19 September, Fremantle, Western Australia
Anda. M, Priest. G, Byrne. J, Ho. G and Mathew. K (2003), Integrated Urban Water Management for Sustainable Building in WA. In: Conference on Sustainable Building, 25 - 28 September, Denmark, Western Australia
Byrne. J, Sturman. J, Anda. M, Mathew. K & Ho. G (2002), Water Conservation in Urban Landscaping Using a Low Cost Soil Moisture Controller, Water and Wastewater Perspectives for Developing Countries (WAPDEC), New Delhi, India, December 2002.
Priest. G, Byrne. J, Anda. M, Mathew. K & Ho. G (2002), Developments in On-site Domestic Greywater Reuse in Western Australia, Water and Wastewater Perspectives for Developing Countries (WAPDEC), New Delhi, India, December 2002.
Priest. G, Byrne. J, Anda. M, Mathew. K & Ho. G (2002), Developments in on-site domestic greywater reuse in Western Australia. In: Water and Wastewater: Perspectives of Developing Countries: Proceedings of the International Conference, WAPDEC, 11 - 13 December, New Delhi, India pp. 301-307.
Byrne. J, Sturman. J & Ho. G (2002), The effectiveness of a low-cost soil moisture sensor for domestic irrigation systems. In: 3rd World Water Congress of the International Water Association, 7 - 12 April, Melbourne, Australia.
Priest. G, Byrne. J, Anda. M, Mathew. K & Ho. G (2002), On-site domestic greywater treatment systems in Western Australia – Opportunities and limitations for landscape irrigation. In: Proceedings of the Fifth Specialised Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems, 25 - 27 September, Istanbul, Turkey pp. 195-201.
Priest. G, Byrne. J, Anda. M, Mathew. K & Ho. G (2002), On-site Domestic Greywater Treatment Systems in Western Australia - Opportunities and Limitations for Landscape Irrigation, Fifth Specialised Conference on Small Water and Waste Water Treatment Systems, Istanbul, Turkey, September 24 - 26, 2002.
Byrne. J, Calais. P, Mathew. K, Anda. M & Ho. G (2000), Contribution to Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development by Environmental Technology Centres, World Renewable Energy Congress XI, July 2000, Brighton, UK, Pergamon Press, pp 2061-2064.
Byrne J, Calais. P, Anda. M, Mathew. K & Ho. G (2000), Contribution to renewable energy development by Environmental Technology Centres. In: Solar 2000: Renewable Energy Transforming Business, 38th annual conference of the Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society, 29 November - 1 December, Brisbane, Australia.Back to top