Tags » Energy Efficiency

An Energy Efficient Home Starts at the Design Level

Savvy Australian property buyers are putting natural light and improved energy efficiency on the top of their ‘must-have’ list, knowing added benefits far outweigh the initial outlay. 284 more words


incandescent bulbs

Nimue and I were early adopters of compact fluorescents. (Our first was a pre-curly-q-version that required its own transformer to operate … I used it in my bedside reading light.) We loved their energy efficiency and longer life. 203 more words

Daily Shed

Fleets start to take action under the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive

It is good to see how industry is waking up to the obligations under the 2012 Energy Efficiency Directive. This article from the Fleet News website shows how large fleets are learning about what those obligations entail. 669 more words

Energy Efficiency

Getting the message on energy efficiency right

We all know how complicated it is to motivate consumers to take action. Nevertheless, we also know we cannot be misleading. The Press Association recently wrote in the Guardian that government advertisements have gone over the line. 656 more words

Energy Efficiency

Time to think about what the ski industry is up to

While many of us are still at the beach or dreaming about our holidays, the Associated Press writes in the Portland Press Herald that the ski industry in Vermont, for one, is making important improvements. 223 more words

Energy Efficiency

Accelerating Sustainability: Demonstrating the Benefits of Transportation Technology

Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) / by Anthony Shaw

As Americans prepare to travel in record numbers this Labor Day holiday weekend, the technology and transportation industries, along with representatives from AAA and academia, have released a new report detailing how technology can reduce U.S. 51 more words

Energy And Climate

London retrofit gets £12m boost

London Mayor Boris Johnson is giving a £12m boost to his programme to retrofit buildings across the capital. The Mayor’s retrofitting programme consists of investment through the London Green Fund, and development support through the Mayor’s RE:FIT (for public buildings) and RE:NEW (for homes) schemes. 181 more words