Tagged with energy efficiency

Have you ever thought about how much energy it takes to manufacture the products you use every day?

Have you ever thought about how much energy it takes to manufacture the products you use every day?

Friday October 5th was Energy Efficiency Day. Caroline Heilbrun writes on the Environmental Defense Fund website, raising an important question about our energy use. She writes: “On Energy Efficiency Day, October 5, we should consider the myriad benefits of acting upon those opportunities. Efficiency cost savings for the manufacturer can translate into cost savings for … Continue reading

New report published on Zero Energy Building definitions and policy activity

New report published on Zero Energy Building definitions and policy activity

The International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation’s Buildings Energy Efficiency Task Group (BEET) has just released its seventh publication on energy efficiency in the buildings sector, BEET 7, which focuses on zero energy or emissions buildings (ZEBs). While the precise term varies, ZEBs generally refer to highly efficient buildings that use renewable technology to produce … Continue reading