Tagged with energy efficiency

Refusing to follow EU rules on energy efficiency standards will put UK manufacturers on the back foot

Refusing to follow EU rules on energy efficiency standards will put UK manufacturers on the back foot

In recent months, Andrew Warren, a former special advisor to the House of Commons environment select committee and a regular contributor to EiD, has written on the impact of Brexit on aspects of British energy efficiency policy.  Actually, these have implications for important industries in Britain. In this article, recently published on the Business Green … Continue reading

Views from industry about recent reports from the IEA

Views from industry about recent reports from the IEA

It is good to hear what the chemical industry has to say about recent IEA reports. Amanda Jasi writes a good article on the Chemical Engineer website.   IEA calls for ‘bold’ action to achieve emissions savings through energy efficiency Energy efficiency can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but with efficiency improvements slowing, policy makers … Continue reading

A Cork-based startup is aiming to tackle the dual problems of carbon emissions and fuel poverty with its software solution for housing providers

A Cork-based startup is aiming to tackle the dual problems of carbon emissions and fuel poverty with its software solution for housing providers

It is encouraging to see innovations to encourage more and better energy renovations.  A news item on the Irish Examiner website explains the new innovations from one couple in Cork.   Cork couple behind breakthrough for energy solutions in energy renovation projects A Cork-based startup is aiming to tackle the dual problems of carbon emissions … Continue reading

New research shows that energy efficiency measures can slash US energy use and GHG emissions 50 percent by 2050

New research shows that energy efficiency measures can slash US energy use and GHG emissions 50 percent by 2050

A report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) offers a road map for dramatically reducing energy waste, identifing ambitious but cost-effective and technically possible measures that would avert emissions of nearly 2,500 million tonnes of heat-trapping carbon dioxide. Amy Brown explains in an article on the Triple Pundit website.   Energy Efficiency … Continue reading

Seven facts about financing efficiency projects outline what to know when budgeting for energy solutions

Seven facts about financing efficiency projects outline what to know when budgeting for energy solutions

Adam Fairbanks, CEO of a firm dedicated to providing cost-effective retrofit solutions for its commercial and industrial clients in the US writes on the Facility Executive website about seven facts about financing energy efficiency projects.  Do you agree?   7 Facts About Financing Energy Efficiency Projects Facilities need energy efficiency; this is no longer a … Continue reading