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News from September 2017

New Tool for Sustainable EU Building Performance
New Tool for Sustainable EU Building Performance

Friday 29th September 2017

THE European Commission has launched the pilot phase of ‘Level(s)’, a new EU tool for sustainable buildings, which they hope will transform the building sector. It is the first tool of its kind that has been developed for use across the whole of Europe and has been launched during World Green ...

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UK Businesses Could Save £1.3bn a Year With Policy Upgrade
UK Businesses Could Save £1.3bn a Year With Policy Upgrade

Monday 25th September 2017

THE think tank, Policy Exchange, is calling on UK ministers to tackle a radical overhaul of business energy efficiency policies. The Clean Growth report reckons that UK businesses could reduce energy bills by £1.3 billion annually if a new set of energy policies were installed to encourage investment in the many ...

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Ukrainian Companies Get Funding for Energy Efficiency Technology
Ukrainian Companies Get Funding for Energy Efficiency Technology

Friday 22nd September 2017

SIX Ukrainian companies have been chosen as recipients of Climate Innovation Vouchers (CIVs), a new scheme aimed at the development and improvement of technologies reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improving energy consumption in Ukraine. Businesses and consultancies from Kiev, Dnipro and Lviv will receive vouchers worth €160,000 in total for ...

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Improvements in NYC Building Energy Efficiency
Improvements in NYC Building Energy Efficiency

Monday 18th September 2017

NEW York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced new mandates that will force building owners to make sharp reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The new rules will compel owners to meet fossil fuel caps – requiring deeper energy efficiency upgrades on an accelerated 2030 timeframe – with sharp penalties ...

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Over 300 Companies Commit to Set Ambitious Science-Based Climate Targets
Over 300 Companies Commit to Set Ambitious Science-Based Climate Targets

Friday 15th September 2017

OVER 300 global companies have committed to set emissions reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative. This year, more than 90 new companies have joined, demonstrating that the private sector is committed to aligning their efforts to tackle climate change with the Paris Agreement’s goal to limit global warming ...

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EU Pushes for Further Cuts in Emissions
EU Pushes for Further Cuts in Emissions

Friday 8th September 2017

THE EU has to put forward a mid-century zero emissions strategy by 2018, Environment Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) stated yesterday. The EU’s Environment Committee agreed on a series of recommendations to EU institutions and countries ahead of the COP23 meeting next November in Bonn. They call on EU leaders ...

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Victoria State Businesses Benefit From Initiative
Victoria State Businesses Benefit From Initiative

Monday 4th September 2017

THE Australian Victoria State Government is helping businesses reduce their energy costs through a range of programs that support long term sustainability and jobs growth. The State Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today (September 4, 2017) visited logistics company Metcash, which saved $300,000 on their annual energy ...

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Nigeria's First National Building Energy Efficiency Code
Nigeria's First National Building Energy Efficiency Code

Friday 1st September 2017

NIGERIA has officially launched their first building energy efficiency code reports the Daily Trust newspaper. The programme has been formulated in conjunction with the German Development Agency (GIZ), Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) and the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. Speaking at the announcement event yesterday (August 31, 2017), the ...

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