Energy Efficiency Means More Comfortable Lives and Lower Energy Bills

The global economy is set to double in size over the next 20 years. But that does not mean it will need twice as much energy to power all the extra cars, homes and factories such growth will bring. By taking the available opportunities to become more energy efficient, we …

How Powering Food Storage Could End Hunger

In our fight against global warming, energy efficiency is the low-hanging fruit of cutting carbon emissions. It reduces the need to produce more energy and is quick, easy and inexpensive. The goal of ending global hunger by the UN’s target of 2030 must also start with efficiency. That means reducing …

Call for Expressions of Interest USAID Energy Management System Program in the Balkans

Call for Expressions of Interest USAID Energy Management System Program in the Balkans U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s project is aimed at promoting the use of energy management systems for public, private or commercial building owners in the Balkans, with the objective of reducing energy consumption, improving energy efficiency …

Net Zero Carbon Neighbourhood to Be Built in South Wales

One of the world’s first net zero carbon neighbourhoods will be constructed in Wales after Neath Port Talbot council approved the development of 35 homes able to generate more clean energy than they use. Development of the £8m project in Pontardawe in south Wales is expected to begin this spring. …

New Standards for Air Conditioners and Refrigerators Set to Tackle Climate Change

Growing demand for air conditioning units and refrigerators is threatening to accelerate global warming, but new guidelines could help reduce emissions by setting clear performance standards for new appliances. The new model guidelines for room air conditioners and refrigerators provide a  tool for developing and emerging economies on laws and …

Resalta Completes Lighting Project for bERS in Musachevo

Resalta has completed a lighting renovation project for bERS logistics at their facility in Musachevo, Bulgaria. The client is an industry leader in logistics services, including warehousing, shipping and e-commerce support, with facilities throughout Bulgaria. The client chose to renovate lighting at its Musachevo logistics center, near Sofia, in order …

IEA Invites You to Have Your Say on Energy Efficiency

The International Energy Agency is inviting input from people around the world on ways to jump-start progress on energy efficiency. The contributions will help to inform the work of the Global Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency. Established earlier this year, the Global Commission now has 21 members, including …