Blog from Louise Sunderland – We have a choice: more of the same for consumers, or a chance at really raising the building renovation rate

Blog from Louise Sunderland – We have a choice: more of the same for consumers, or a chance at really raising the building renovation rate

Having avidly read the Commission’s clean energy package documents at the end of last year (OK, so I admit, not every page but all of the important stuff from a buildings perspective) I am now reading the briefings and recommendations on changes to the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive … Continue reading

The energy transition in Britain

The energy transition in Britain

Since its creation, the Committee on Climate Change has been a valuable and respected voice on sustainable energy issues in the UK. Its reports and position papers have been important in shaping the direction of sustainable energy policy. Of course, there have been critics of the country’s approach to climate change and sustainable energy, but … Continue reading

New infographic debunks energy efficiency myths

New infographic debunks energy efficiency myths

It is always good to visualise solutions. You should enjoy this infographic from Greener Ideal. The infographic comes from the website GreenMatch.co.uk.   19 Energy Efficiency Myths Debunked Climate change is becoming a real and scary threat. Over the last couple of years, we have seen numerous temperature records thanks to our increasing energy demand … Continue reading

Britain’s sustainable energy transition

Britain’s sustainable energy transition

This coming week, the UK will be formally notifying the EU of its decision to leave. The “divorce” is not simple, there has been much hostility raised about the “interference” of EU directives, and there are many issues about what energy efficiency legislation makes sense to retain. Andrew Warren, chairman of the British Energy Efficiency … Continue reading