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  • Scaling commercial energy efficiency

    Original story at MIT News Big data may soon make buildings greener. With a recent major acquisition, MIT alumni-founded Retroficiency, which has assessed hundreds of thousands of buildings, is poised to bring its advanced energy analytics platform to millions of commercial buildings. According to ...

  • Energy Efficiency 2009 Ukraine

    National Agency of Ukraine for the effective use of energy resources (NAER) and Specialized exhibition center «EXPODONBASS» are kindly inviting you to participate in the all-Ukrainian specialized trade fair for energy effective and energy saving equipment, technologies and materials «ENERGY EFFICIENCY 2009». The trade fair is supported by: Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Donetsk Regional State ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • Energy-Efficient Buildings Market: Raising Energy Demands, Environmental Building Regulations and Mature Smart Grid Technologies Lead the Change

    Energy-efficient buildings are designed to reduce the energy required for heating and cooling compared to traditional buildings and designs, through the use of environmentally friendly practices and materials. In recent years, an increasing demand for energy, as well as fuel constraints, has led to an increasing need for greater energy efficiency. Governments worldwide are now taking various ...


  • Energy efficiency: from marginalized to mainstream

    We do not need to articulate the dangers of climate change; Mother Nature is showing us these quite clearly as recent floods, mudslides and bushfires claim dozens of lives and cause millions of pounds of damage across the globe. Nor do we have to list the ...


    By Faversham House Ltd.

  • Energy efficiency: from marginalized to mainstream

    We do not need to articulate the dangers of climate change; Mother Nature is showing us these quite clearly as recent floods, mudslides and bushfires claim dozens of lives and cause millions of pounds of damage across the globe. Nor do we have to list the environmental arguments for reducing ...


    By Faversham House Ltd.

  • Science for energy-efficient aluminium smelting

    Primary production of aluminium is highly energy intensive, and reducing the amount of energy used will assist the industry in maintaining competitiveness. The ‘breakthrough technologies for primary aluminium’ research cluster brings together researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, the University of Auckland, the University of New South Wales, the University of Queensland, and the ...

  • Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards | Energy Act 2011

    The latest news on minimum energy efficiency requirements There has been much debate on what the minimum energy efficiency standards will be when the Energy Act 2011 comes into force in April 2018. There were 2 separate consultations which have taken place, one relating to the commercial sector and the other for the residential sector. The government is likely to promote the following: ...


    By Brixsus Energy

  • New ESOS Regulations are Energy SOS for British Business

    The Carbon Trust is calling on British businesses to save billions on their energy bills through implementing the most cost-effective energy efficiency opportunities identified through the new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). The new scheme is expected to help reduce energy bills for large enterprises by £300 million in 2016, but the Carbon Trust believes savings could be two to ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • World Energy Solutions Acquires Energy Efficiency Firm Northeast Energy Solutions

    World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced it has purchased Northeast Energy Solutions, LLC (NES), a privately-held energy efficiency company. The acquisition provides World Energy an immediate foothold in the New England market, where utility incentives are available for commercial and industrial energy efficiency projects. The move ...


    By World Energy Solutions, Inc.

  • Energy Efficiency - Global Products and Services Markets

    The global energy efficiency (EE) market encompasses product and service markets that enable residential, commercial and industrial energy consumers to use less energy and save money. EE products include EE building goods, EE appliances, EE consumer electronics, smart meters, EE lighting, motor efficiency controllers, power management software and EE vehicles. EE services encompass smart grid, ...


  • China to improve energy efficiency 20% by 2010

    China will endeavor to alleviate and meanwhile take active measures to adapt itself to climate change, Chinese officials said in Beijing this week. The country will continue to implement its policies of reducing energy consumption. It will also try to improve its energy efficiency by 20 percent by 2010 from the 2005 level, and increase its forest coverage by 20 percent, said Gao Guangsheng, an ...


    By Chinese Government

  • ENGIE promotes energy efficiency at SETA 2016

    ENGIE, a global energy player and expert operator in electricity, natural gas and energy services, underlines the importance of energy efficiency as an effective tool to reduce a great deal obusiness operating costs, while also caring about the environment. Mr.Sawat Macmyraxa, General Manager of ENGIE Services (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a company under ENGIE Group, said that energy efficiency ...


    By GAT International

  • Proposed Standard to Contribute to Solar Energy Efficiency

    Escalating costs and increased environmental awareness have made conservation a high priority for anyone concerned with satisfying a building’s energy needs. One approach to control costs is the use of energy control window films, which are the subject of a proposed new ASTM International standard, WK46378, ...


    By ASTM International

  • DESMI Automation has its eye on energy efficiencies

    It’s hard not to be caught up in the enthusiasm of Brian Enevoldsen when he says: “We’re just scratching the surface of what automation technologies can do to help create a more sustainable, more energy-efficient world.” The usually down-to-earth Dane has recently been put in charge of an increasingly important business area at DESMI, a company best known ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Smart grids to lead energy efficiency and renewable revolution

    The Rudd Government today officially invited industry bids to transform Australia's energy grid through the Smart Grid, Smart City initiative. The $100 million initiative will see Government and energy and communications sectors working in partnership to deploy Australia's first commercial-scale smart grid, with the potential to reduce home energy bills, cut carbon pollution and help in the fight ...


    By Australian Government

  • ANSI Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative

    As part of its ongoing efforts to assess the energy efficiency standardization landscape and carry out the development of a standardization roadmap for energy efficiency within the built environment, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination ...

  • Energy-efficient cooperative housing reduces bills for residents

    Relatively simple, low-cost measures, such as insulating walls and installing solar collectors and efficient heaters for hot water can significantly reduce energy consumption in housing developments, according to a recent study from Portugal. Energy-efficient homes not only benefit the environment, but were found to potentially reduce residents’ energy bills by over half in an apartment ...

  • Boost for business energy efficiency and electricity sector investment

    Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey announced today. He also unveiled new plans that will remove barriers to investment in energy infrastructure. Mr Davey told the CBI’s Energy Conference that the energy sector had seen £45 billion of investment between January 2010 and December 2013, with nearly £8 billion investment in renewable technologies in 2013 alone, as ...

  • Energy efficiency must be an industrial strategy priority

    Engineering profession calls for stable delivery of a long term, low carbon energy strategy in new report Improving energy efficiency and resource productivity must be a priority in the government’s new industrial strategy, particularly in buildings and energy networks, according to a new report published today that summarises the engineering profession’s response to the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • HVAC a primary driver of energy-efficiency jobs

    HVAC named one of four technologies stimulating energy-efficient job growth According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), American energy-efficiency jobs are on the rise. Per the DOE’s second annual “National Energy Employment Analysis,” a total of 6.4 million Americans now work in the traditional energy and energy-efficiency industries. More than 300,000 net ...


    By Evapco Inc.

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