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New survey shows that British businesses believe energy efficiency policies need strengthening

New survey shows that British businesses believe energy efficiency policies need strengthening

A recent article by staff on the BusinessGreen website shows that there is significant dissatisfaction over the government’s existing plans to improve energy productivity. Would this also be the case in your own country?   Survey: UK business energy efficiency targets “lack ambition” Businesses believe government policy needs strengthening, survey reveals, amid continued uncertainty across … Continue reading

From the European Environment Agency: Tracking the environmental performance of industry in Europe: new interactive country profiles

From the European Environment Agency: Tracking the environmental performance of industry in Europe: new interactive country profiles

Industry across Europe is responsible for more than half of all carbon dioxide, particulate matter and other key pollutants emitted into the air, according to updated industrial pollution country profiles published recently by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The 33 profiles of the member countries of the EEA (EEA-33) give an updated snapshot of sources … Continue reading

Improving energy efficiency in laboratories

Improving energy efficiency in laboratories

It is rare to find articles on specific topics such as energy efficiency in laboratories. Dr. Zara Kassam writes on the European Pharmaceutical Review website about options for improving the performance of laboratories, since they have their own specific needs.   How good design improves energy efficiency- Top tips for HVAC In April 2018, changes … Continue reading

Promoting industrial energy efficiency in Singapore

Promoting industrial energy efficiency in Singapore

Narendra Agarwal writes on the Business Times website from Singapore about an important award won by Shell Chemicals Seraya for its activities to promote energy efficiency in its facilities. It is important to see the progress made in other countries.   Committed to a low-carbon future FOR adopting energy-efficiency practices, Shell Chemicals Seraya (Pte) Ltd … Continue reading

Focus on industrial energy efficiency in Europe

Focus on industrial energy efficiency in Europe

The gods are obviously shining down on industrial energy efficiency in Europe these days. For too long, energy efficiency policies and programmes were geared towards the buildings sector. Yes, there is a requirement for mandatory audits for large industry and there is promotion for energy management systems and to help SMEs, but the overall effort … Continue reading

Promoting improvements in the energy performance of the petrochemical industry in Singapore

Promoting improvements in the energy performance of the petrochemical industry in Singapore

It is encouraging to see the improvements in energy efficiency in the petrochemical industry in Singapore. These efforts started several decades ago and are not letting up. Narendra Aggarwal explains in an article on The Business Times website.   Striving to better energy performance PROACTIVE in energy-conservation efforts since the beginning of its operations in … Continue reading