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Britain’s energy transition is a bumpy ride

Britain’s energy transition is a bumpy ride

Andrew Warren, Chairman of the British Energy Efficiency Federation, and a regular contributor to EiD, has written another excellent and thoughtful article on the Business Green website. Sadly, much of the EU’s Energy Performance of Buildings Directive that is an excellent foundation for the country’s energy efficiency strategy is going unenforced. While this is about … Continue reading

Benefits of low-energy homes

Benefits of low-energy homes

Researchers from Australia and Britain have shared experiences in the two countries to better understand the benefits of low energy homes. Stephen Berry and David Michael Whaley from the University of South Australia together with Trivess Moore from RMIT University write in The Conversation about some of their findings. Low-energy homes don’t just save money, … Continue reading

Taking sustainable design to a new level

Taking sustainable design to a new level

Kevin Nute, Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon writes on The Conversation website about some important new developments in sustainable design. What do you think?   The next step in sustainable design: Bringing the weather indoors A building’s primary purpose may be to keep the weather out, but most do such an effective … Continue reading