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Edmontonians engaging with Earth Hour as event marks decade of climate-change awareness

For a decade now, people across the globe have been turning off their lights at 8:30 p.m. every March 25 for Earth Hour.

In Edmonton, there’s a number of ways to get involved with the climate-change awareness event on Saturday. 283 more words

Environment

Blog from Louise Sunderland – We have a choice: more of the same for consumers, or a chance at really raising the building renovation rate

Having avidly read the Commission’s clean energy package documents at the end of last year (OK, so I admit, not every page but all of the important stuff from a buildings perspective) I am now reading the briefings and recommendations on changes to the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) being circulated in response. 829 more words

Energy Efficiency

Novel approach to create awareness for renovations in the UK

The National Energy Foundation in the UK has published an important new report that “inspires” consumers to renovate their homes. All these measures have benefit in raising awareness. 464 more words

Energy Efficiency

EU energy efficiency policies under fire in Ireland

One of the main elements of the 2012 EU Energy Efficiency Directive is a requirement to have energy distribution and retail companies provide measures to consumers that achieve quite ambitious targets. 608 more words

Energy Efficiency

New infographic debunks energy efficiency myths

It is always good to visualise solutions. You should enjoy this infographic from Greener Ideal. The infographic comes from the website GreenMatch.co.uk.

 

19 Energy Efficiency Myths Debunked… 172 more words

Energy Efficiency

Designing Green Buildings with a focus on health

 While Sustainable buildings are built for safeguarding the environment and helps save for energy costs, it should also benefit the overall well-being of the people living inside those buildings. 428 more words

Sustainability Or Green

Importance of public-private cooperation to close investment gap in energy efficiency

In Europe, as elsewhere, ensuring there is sufficient funding for energy efficiency measures in all sectors is essential. It is important to look at the financing issue from different perspectives, starting with the financial sector. 1,382 more words

Energy Efficiency