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Combating Climate Change Through High-Performance Districts

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If we are going to keep the global temperature rise below 1.5°C, we need to fix our buildings. They are the largest end-users of energy, generating nearly 40 percent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions.  ...

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Combating Climate Change Through High-Performance Districts

Combating Climate Change Through High-Performance Districts

If we are going to keep the global temperature rise below 1.5°C, we need to fix our buildings. They are the largest end-users of energy, generating nearly 40 percent of annual global ...

Combating Climate Change through High-Performance Districts

Combating Climate Change through High-Performance Districts

Addressing energy efficiency and renewable energy one building at a time will not be enough. To make real change, we must also work at a district level.

Here's how to design communities that give back as much energy as they take

Here's how to design communities that give back as much energy as they take

It can mean designing energy equipment that serves multiple buildings, and ensuring that communities are walkable.

How to Accelerate the Electrification of Buildings in the Midwest

How to Accelerate the Electrification of Buildings in the Midwest

Even in states with harsh winters, the economics and outlook for building electrification are changing quickly, the author writes.

A Roadmap to Building Affordable Zero Energy Homes

A Roadmap to Building Affordable Zero Energy Homes

Like many new developments, the shift toward zero energy building occurs in steps. The basic principles go back to the 1970s when the first passive solar and super-insulated homes were ...

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Aalborg Universitet Heat Roadmap Europe 4 : Quantifying the Impact of Low-Carbon Heating and Cooling Roadmaps Paardekooper, Susana; Lund, Rasmus Søgaard; Mathiesen, Brian Vad; Chang, ...

NYSERDA Announces Up to $4 Million Available to Develop the Next Generation of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems for Buildings

NYSERDA Announces Up to $4 Million Available to Develop the Next Generation of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems for Buildings

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced the availability of up to $4 million as part of its Next Generation Innovation Challenges designed to ...

Heating

Heating

Tracking the clean energy progress of heating in the buildings sector

Business opportunities up for grabs in the clean energy transition

Business opportunities up for grabs in the clean energy transition

Advances in energy technologies and digitalization are opening up new opportunities for businesses to prosper in a clean economy, a new Accenture Strategy report for The Climate Group shows.

Avista embarks on project to create zero-carbon, shared energy eco-district

Avista embarks on project to create zero-carbon, shared energy eco-district

The built environment consumes 40 percent of all energy and produces 40 percent of all carbon emissions. Half of that energy is wasted due to process and equipment inefficiencies. ...

Energy Star

Energy Star

By JASON FIERKO, P.E., LEED AP, JARED LOOS, P.E., AIA, JENNIFER WAMPLER, AIA, LEED AP, AND PETER WELSH, P.E., S.E. A large central atrium is the center point of the office building and ...

How Hospitals Can Achieve Net-Zero Energy

How Hospitals Can Achieve Net-Zero Energy

Motivated to reduce operating costs and support sustainability goals, hospitals are investing in projects to reduce energy consumption. Approaches to net-zero The energy utilization index ...

Climate crisis will not wait, we must de-carbonise buildings now.

Climate crisis will not wait, we must de-carbonise buildings now.

As Summer turns to Autumn and Central London is filled with demonstrators demanding climate change action, it was timely that before the summer Wandsworth Council declared a climate ...

7 Smart Buildings Taking Innovation to the Next Level

7 Smart Buildings Taking Innovation to the Next Level

What’s next in the evolution of smart buildings? Everything is pointing toward big data and making greener decisions based on energy a

— Roderick Jackson, Laboratory Program Manager, Buildings Research

— Roderick Jackson, Laboratory Program Manager, Buildings Research

"Earth Day is about looking at how we use energy and how we can increase sustainability by reducing our negative impact on Earth," Roderick Jackson, Laboratory Program Manager, Buildings ...