Tagged with energy efficiency

Consumers “use vastly different amounts of energy to light our homes, watch TV and make toast”

Consumers “use vastly different amounts of energy to light our homes, watch TV and make toast”

We have a good American example that all of us should appreciate. Eric Williams, Professor of Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Ashok Sekar, Postdoctoral Fellow, Energy Systems Transformation (EST) Research Group at the University of Texas at Austin and Eric Hittinger, Associate Professor of Public Policy also at the Rochester Institute of Technology … Continue reading

Making cruise ships more energy efficient

Making cruise ships more energy efficient

An Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) researcher has developed a system based on fuel cells to reduce the carbon footprint and energy consumption of cruise ships, which are increasingly popular among vacation goers around the world. Pranjal Mehar explains on the Tech Explorer website.   More energy-efficient cruise ships Putting in half a month … Continue reading

New briefing from BPIE: Policy Innovation for Building Renovation – How can policy innovation scale up the decarbonisation of the building stock in Europe?

New briefing from BPIE: Policy Innovation for Building Renovation – How can policy innovation scale up the decarbonisation of the building stock in Europe?

This year with the Clean Energy Package in Europe now at the stage of implementation it is important that there are fresh ideas leading to more effective action. The Buildings Performance Institute Europe has just published an important new briefing arguing that accelerating deep renovation requires a systemic transformation of the construction sector, which can … Continue reading