Latest news - Construction

Cities need funding to make most of green growth, says CDP

The world’s cities have significant opportunities for green growth but need funding to make the most of them, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project.

Toyota tots up 29 certified green buildings in US

Japanese carmaker Toyota has totted up a total of 29 LEED-certified ‘green’ buildings in the US with the completion of a training centre in Kansas.

Goldman Sachs plans $40 billion clean energy investment

Goldman Sachs is planning a $40 billion investment over the next decade into renewable energy projects, according to media reports.

Philips LEDs to light up Empire State Building

New York City’s iconic Empire State Building is teaming up with Philips to use LEDs to create a state-of-the-art lighting show that changes colour in real-time.

Additional Articles

Page
Previous
Previous
1
23456789NextNext

GE switches on LED replacement for 100 W bulb

GE switches on LED replacement for 100 W bulb

GE’s lighting division is this week switching on its 27 W light-emitting diode replacement for the 100 W incandescent light bulb.

UK government launches £35 million fund for eco-entrepreneurs

UK government launches £35 million fund for eco-entrepreneurs

The UK government today launched a £35 million fund for energy entrepreneurs and a £3 million fund for innovation in heat storage.

Honda unveils test smart house in Japan

Honda unveils test smart house in Japan

Japanese carmaker Honda unveiled this week a house the company has built in the city of Saitama to demonstrate its ‘smart home’ system.

UK Prime Minister opposed to compulsory energy efficiency improvements

UK Prime Minister opposed to compulsory energy efficiency improvements

Proposals to require UK homeowners to make their homes more energy efficient when undertaking other renovation or extension work is likely to be opposed by the Prime Minister David Cameron, according to media reports.

Los Angeles tops list of cities with the most Energy Star buildings

Los Angeles tops list of cities with the most Energy Star buildings

Los Angeles has topped the US Environmental Protection Agency’s annual listing of cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings.

UK organisations sign up to deliver the Green Deal

UK organisations sign up to deliver the Green Deal

Climate Change Minister Greg Barker yesterday announced the first 22 organisations to have signed up to the government’s flagship Green Deal home energy efficiency scheme launching this October.