A UK research project aiming to transform the energy performance of a traditional Victorian terrace entered its first phase this week.
IBM has added new software and services to its portfolio of tools for improving the energy efficiency of buildings and has struck new deals with Autodesk, which joins its industry alliance, the Green Sigma Coalition, and Schneider Electric, an energy management specialist, to develop tools that monitor and help reduce buildings' energy use.
Two technical reports published by the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory recommend how existing commercial buildings and large hospitals can cut their energy use by at least 50% through simple, existing measures.
Lighter Later, the campaign to change the UK’s daylight saving time by one hour to cut carbon emissions, has secured backing from a surprise corner – the country’s sports organisations.
Four new homes built in East Tennessee will serve as laboratories for energy efficiency in a public-private research effort.
Colorado’s ENERGY STAR New Homes Programme has topped a ranking of state efficiency efforts drawn up by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.
The US Department of Energy is fining 27 companies over $3.5 million for selling products without certifying that they meet energy and water efficiency standards.
Plans to improve the energy efficiency of urban transport, street lighting and district heating networks could cash-in on €115 million in unspent EU funds.
The UK Carbon Trust, which advises organisations on energy use and efficiency, has announced that it is to cut its free services for large organisations.
The public is being urged to track the UK Government’s energy use, which can now be viewed in real time, and hold it to account on reducing waste.