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Smart Meters Good? UK Government Explains...

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Smart meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters and offer a range of intelligent ‘smart’ functions, much like your smartphone and smart TV. They are being installed across ...

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Energy Efficiency App and Labelling for South Africa

Monday 11th June 2018

In many countries, we are used to purchasing household items with ratings of energy consumption. It allows purchasers to aim for the most energy efficient and lower CO2 emitting household ...

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Energy Efficiency for Vertical Farms

Wednesday 30th May 2018

THE energy efficiency of vertical farms could soon be boosted by as much as 20%, thanks to a new system developed by a student from Brunel University London. vFarm, by design student ...

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DS Virgin Racing Formula E Team Aiming for Off Track Sustainability

Friday 27th April 2018

The growing sport of Formula E racing, using electric vehicles, certainly has a focus placed upon all heir actions to improve sustainability. Understandably this is the heart of the concept ...

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Investment for Low-Income UK Homes to Become More Energy Efficient

Wednesday 4th April 2018

The UK Government has announced plans to update the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), to include fuel poor households, backing the proposal with a £6 billion package to tackle fuel poverty. ...

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Network Rail Use Blockchain System to Incentivise Energy Efficiency Actions

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Network Rail, who operate the railway infrastructure in the UK, are looking to incentivise staff and businesses to become more energy efficient and reduce their carbon footprint. They are trialling Energi ...

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More Than Hot-Air to Boost Heat Efficiency and Save Energy

Wednesday 14th March 2018

We would like to alert you to a simple energy saving idea - although there is a chance of a late cold blast across much of the northern hemisphere, when ...

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Workshop Emphasises the “Multiple Benefits” of Energy Efficiency

Wednesday 7th March 2018

The International Energy Agency (IEA) kicked off a three-day workshop on Monday titled "Beyond energy savings: The multiple benefits of energy efficiency", to emphasize the reach and impact of energy efficiency ...

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Energy Efficiency Report Shows Good for Health

Friday 2nd March 2018

ENERGY efficiency and saving is beneficial, that is recognised, but a new report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and Physicians for Social Responsibility highlight health benefits ...

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Search for Energy Efficiency Supplier for UK SMEs

Wednesday 21st February 2018

THE UK Government is looking for a innovators to work on a digital delivery platform with the aim of unlocking up to £500 million in energy efficiency savings within the ...

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RETROFITNY - Zero Energy Programme for New York

Wednesday 7th February 2018

NEW YORK Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has launched RetrofitNY, a first-of-its-kind program in the U.S. that is intended to create standardised, scalable energy-efficient retrofit solutions that can be replicated throughout ...

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Great U.S. Energy Savings from New Standards...But

Wednesday 31st January 2018

Last Sunday (January 28) was the day that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) energy efficiency standard for automatic commercial ice makers went into effect. The updated and wider applied ...

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Trading Energy Efficiency Building Label Knowledge

Wednesday 24th January 2018

Knowledge shared is one of the greatest ways to bring about improvements and with so many people and organisations involved in different aspects of energy efficiency, sharing such experience and knowledge ...

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MEPs Up Energy Efficiency Targets

Wednesday 17th January 2018

The European Parliament has backed a more ambitious target for energy efficiency in a vote in Strasbourg today. A 35% binding target in the Energy Efficiency Directive will help Europe ...

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UK Government Energy Efficiency Targets Not Ambitious Enough

Wednesday 10th January 2018

Despite many prmises from many governments to improve energy efficiency the hard truth is many are falling short - as a survey published this week in the UK reveals. The survey ...

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New Energy Efficiency Targets and Appliance Standards for New York State

Wednesday 3rd January 2018

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in connection with his State of the State address today, announced a plan to create new energy efficiency targets and appliance standards. He directed the ...

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7 Every Day Energy Saving Tips

Wednesday 13th December 2017

The UK consumer organisation released 7 very helpful energy saving tips for tasks we likely perform every day. If we start to imply these suggestions we will save energy and ...

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Organisations Taking More Note of Energy Efficiency

Wednesday 6th December 2017

The 2017 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey of more than 1,500 facility and management executives in the United States, Canada and 10 other countries indicates that 70% of ...

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To Bright to be Right - Light Pollution Causes Concern

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

We all reckon that LED lighting is a good thing, in fact, a great thing. They produce high-quality light at a fraction of the energy consumption and cost when compared ...

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Hive Lights & More

Wednesday 25th October 2017

In the previous post, we reviewed the Hive as a heating control/thermostat - which has proved very useful and energy efficient. But a Hive conjures up the image of busy ...

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The Hive - Convenience of Connectivity

Wednesday 18th October 2017

The Hive Active Heating System is one of a number of such ‘smart’ systems on the market, basically a smart, connected thermostat. It is this aspect we will consider today ...

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Tanzania Helped With Renewables and Sustainable Energy Products

Wednesday 11th October 2017

The joint World Bank-IFC program, Lighting Africa, is a two-year consumer education campaign to promote solar off-grid lighting and energy products in rural communities not connected to the grid in ...

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ESA Member Focus - British Energy Saving Technology

Wednesday 4th October 2017

How a UK-based ESA member is changing the energy world ESA membership is many things – a mark of energy credibility, a source of industry knowledge, a thriving community of experts. ...

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Dyson Enters EV Development

Wednesday 27th September 2017

Yesterday Sir James Dyson, the entrepreneur and inventor behind the Dyson vacuum cleaner manufacturers and their CEO announced to @Dyson employees that they’ve begun work on a battery electric vehicle, ...

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Energy Efficiency Technology Workshops

Wednesday 13th September 2017

The ACEEE (American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy) is holding some interesting workshops next week on technology that help to consume energy efficiently - in the home and particularly ...

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