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UK Government Initiative to Boost Industrial Energy Efficiency
UK Government Initiative to Boost Industrial Energy Efficiency

Monday 31st July 2017

THE UK’s Carbon Trust will be running a new £9.2 million Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA), launched in January by the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to help bolster the global competitiveness of British industry. Over the next four years, the IEEA will aim to lower costs and ...

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APEC Aim to Improve Building Energy Efficiency
APEC Aim to Improve Building Energy Efficiency

Monday 24th July 2017

THE Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Energy Working Group at the end of last week said how it is working to aid member countries to improve the energy efficiency of commercial and residential buildings. APEC state that the spiking environmental and economic costs of energy inefficient homes and offices, exacerbated by soaring ...

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Ukraine Advances Energy Efficiency of Buildings With New Bill
Ukraine Advances Energy Efficiency of Buildings With New Bill

Friday 21st July 2017

UKRAINE has taken a step forward in improving energy efficiency when Petro Poroshenko, Ukrainian President, signed the Energy Efficiency Fund bill, affecting the energy efficiency of buildings. Germany have said they will provide up to 100 million euros to the Fund. Tansparency in the use of funds allocated from the budget ...

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IEA World Energy Investment Report
IEA World Energy Investment Report

Monday 17th July 2017

THE International Energy Agency (IEA) report that global energy investment fell by 12% in 2016, the second consecutive year of decline. Increased spending on energy efficiency and electricity networks was more than offset by a continued drop in upstream oil and gas spending, according to the IEA’s annual World Energy Investment ...

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Chicago's Office Buildings Recognised as Greenest in U.S.
Chicago's Office Buildings Recognised as Greenest in U.S.

Friday 14th July 2017

AFTER placing second last year, the Chicago market claimed the top spot with 66% of its space qualified as green certified according to the fourth annual U.S. Green Building Adoption Index study by CBRE and Maastricht University. San Francisco slipped to second, while Atlanta, Houston and Minneapolis again claimed spots ...

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New Orleans Releases City’s First Climate Action Strategy
New Orleans Releases City’s First Climate Action Strategy

Monday 10th July 2017

U.S. city New Orleans has released a major new Climate Action Strategy. As one of the most vulnerable cities in the U.S. the city is placing itself at the forefront of climate action. The Strategy, Climate Action for a Resilient New Orleans, aims to reduce the city’s CO2 emissions by 50% ...

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UK's Leading Property Firms £16m Energy Efficiency Savings
UK's Leading Property Firms £16m Energy Efficiency Savings

Friday 7th July 2017

THE UK’s leading property owners, who are improving the sustainability of existing commercial buildings, have saved £16 million since 2011 Members of the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP), a collaboration of the UK’s 28 leading property owners, have improved their portfolio energy efficiency by an impressive 25%, accruing £16 million in energy ...

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Investor Ready Energy Efficiency Certification
Investor Ready Energy Efficiency Certification

Monday 3rd July 2017

INVESTOR Confidence Project (ICP) Europe, a global underwriting standard for developing and measuring energy efficiency retrofits, announced its Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™ (IREE) certification. The new certification is now being applied to energy efficiency projects across industry, street lighting and district energy. The certification was previously only available to the building ...

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