Energy Efficiency

With cheap solar and wind power, is it time to rethink 'energy efficiency'?

The need to cut emissions from the energy sector has motivated the use of hydro, solar and wind power, and the development of more efficient …

Energy

Bedazzled by Energy Efficiency

To focus on energy efficiency is to make present ways of life non-negotiable. However, transforming present ways of life is key to mitigating climate …

Energy

Energy Efficiency Alberta saves Albertans $300 million in its first year

Energy Efficiency Alberta is claiming success in its first year as provincial residents warmed to programs offered to reduce energy use. The new …

Nova Scotia

Energy Efficiency Alberta says 50,000 households took advantage of savings in 1st year

Provincial agency was created last year as part of the government's climate leadership plan<p>The province says it's pleased with Energy Efficiency …

Canada

Norway hoping to boost energy efficiency

Norway is testing new technology that is expected to dramatically cut energy use.<p>Streetlights that automatically dim when the road is empty have been installed on a nine-kilometre stretch of road west of Oslo. While not the first test of its kind for the country, it is the biggest.<p>More news on …

Energy

Cuomo Commits to Set Energy Efficiency Goal for New York

By Kit Kennedy and Miles Farmer<p>In an advance State of the State proposal released Tuesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo committed to "propose a …

Climate

How energy efficient is your rental property?

<b>Take action</b><p>So, how can we make a rental property more energy efficient?<p>“In the first instance it's important to look at the basics,” advises Ben. …

Property (UK)

UPDATED: New York advances efficiency plans, focusing on load control and demand management

Dive Brief:<p>New York regulators and power authorities are continuing to focus on energy efficiency and advanced load control, expanding utility demand …

Energy

Slow pace of energy efficiency may imperil Cuomo’s green goals

ALBANY — Adam Procell, the CEO of a New Jersey retrofit company, went on a hiring binge in New York in recent years, taking advantage of state and utility incentives to reduce the energy use of buildings.<p>But when Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration started reinventing how the state's incentive …

Energy

Which States Are the Most Energy-Efficient? New Rankings for 2017

By John Rogers<p>Autumn makes me think of leaves colored orange and amber and red, of the smell of cinnamon and nutmeg wafting from a range of desserts …

Adopt

State and future of energy efficiency, performance and conservation

<b>Energy conservation, renewable energy sources and energy management and efficiency overall are far from a matter of green buildings and, along with</b> …

Energy

4 Tech Trends Hotels Will Want to Keep an Eye on in the Coming Year

A lot of the basics of the hospitality business don’t change. You want to deliver excellent service, provide great entertainment options, and pay …

Hospitality

Energy Efficiency Services to float another tender for 10,000 e-cars by March-April

<b>New Delhi:</b> State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) will float another tender for 10,000 e-cars in March-April next year in line with the …

Tata Motors

Business Movers: BPA taps Kim Thompson for energy efficiency vice president

Energy

LUNCH TIME NEWS: Total mortgage lending dips in September | Could new energy efficiency standards leave landlords with ‘unrentable’ real estate?

Scott Garnet: "If you have a patio or a porch it is important to make sure that any connecting doors are secured. Good..."<p>richardrawlings: "What has …

Property (UK)

How to Winterize Your Home: Top 10 Home Weatherization Updates to Do Before Winter

Before frigid winter temperatures arrive in your neighborhood, take the time to prepare your home for the unexpected. Even if you live in a moderate …

Home Improvement

ST launches fast-charge chip

By raising the maximum charging power from 5W to 15W, this new profile enables devices to be charged up to three times more quickly.<p>One of the …

Electronics

Energy efficiency: the foundation of the climate transition

Energy debate in Australia seems overly focused on supply side of the market - it should look more closely at demand.

Energy

Heritage groups warns UK energy efficiency policy could damage traditional, older homes

Several leading heritage organisations in the UK have formed an alliance to raise concerns with the Government over the way energy efficiency policy …

Energy

California moves to double efficiency savings in electric, natural gas uses

The 2015 law driving the increase also called for a 50% raise in energy efficiency for existing buildings by 2030.

Energy

EGEB: Steelworks running on sunshine, solar tariff recommendations today, more

<i>Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial and political review/analysis of important green energy news.</i> <i>Featured Image Source</i><p>U.S. trade panel set to recommend solar trade tariffs – <i>In documents filed last month, Suniva asked for a tariff of 25 cents per watt on solar cells and 32</i> …

Energy

Cutting Missourians’ electricity bills through energy efficiency

According to an analysis by SNL Energy (confirmed by data from the U.S. Energy Information Agency), from June 2007 to June 2016, Missouri’s retail …

Energy

Country Pledges Still Long Way from Meeting Paris Goals - Latest UNEP Emission Gap Report Urges Faster Action

<b>UN Environment, Geneva, 31 October 2017</b> – Governments and non-state actors need to deliver an urgent increase in ambition to ensure the Paris …

Climate

Home Guide

Have you ever paused to think about the chemicals and contaminants you are exposed to inside your home?<p>Explore home guides<p>No one wants to live in a …

Home Improvement

Cutting Carbon And Keeping The Lights On

As if evidence was needed as to the imperative of dramatically cutting carbon emissions and promoting energy efficiency, the day after the Government …

Energy

Why is Darwin dominated by air-conditioned, concrete bunker-type houses with small backyards?

When you think of old Darwin, what sort of architecture springs to mind? More often than not, it's an elevated house with walls of louvres, fans …

Housing

Social Enterprise Turns to Impact Investor to Help Bring Energy Efficiency to Low-income Communities.

Chicago, IL — Bringing broad-based energy-efficiency, water conservation and renewable energy improvements to existing multifamily low-income housing …

Housing

Need to cut your schools costs? Try these top energy efficiency tips (Sponsored article)

All organisations want to cut down on waste and be aware of their carbon footprint. Schools are no different. But becoming more energy efficient can …

OPINION: Why ‘green’ energy efficiency subsidies fail

<b>BY KENNETH GREEN, Special to the Toronto Sun</b><p>Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government continues to offer energy cost-reduction programs that are little …

Canadian News

ABB reveals ways to squeeze greater efficiency from HVAC applications @ABBRobotics_UK

At EMEX 2017, ABB’s stand features eBooks, demos and products highlighting the savings achievable and the pitfalls to avoid with the latest drive …

Engineering