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Reducing Energy Demand with Smart Buidings

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Energy Efficiency Evaluation: The evidence for real energy savings from energy efficiency programmes in the household sector

  Research for the UK Energy Research Centre’s Technology and Policy Assessment (TPA) function shows the importance of increased policy support for energy efficiency programmes,...

Opportunities in Building Integrated Photovoltaics: event announcement and call for contributed talks

  First announcement and invitation to give contributed talk: Opportunities in Building Integrated Photovoltaics Wednesday 29th April 2014, Ambassador’s Bloomsbury Hotel,...

Building Efficiency: Reducing energy demand in the commercial sector

Climate Change Minister Amber Rudd MP & Shadow Energy Minister Jonathan Reynolds MP discuss ongoing challenges for energy efficiency in the UK’s commercial sectors   On 21...

Findings from the Zero Carbon Hub project on closing the Performance Gap

Evidence generated by the Zero Carbon Hub and the housebuilding industry has demonstrated the existence of a ‘Performance Gap’ between the energy use of new homes as-designed and the actual...

Smart Meter Survey: Understanding the use of Data to Drive Behaviour Change

The Government aims for all public and private sector organisations to have smart meters by 2020. The main benefit is to remove estimated bills and give customers better information to manage...

Interested in wireless sensing for smart buildings?

Building automation or smart buildings has been one of the major success stories of energy harvesting. A German company, EnOcean, now has their harvesters in over 250,000 buildings. In one...

New Supply Chain and Manufacturing Opportunities – extend your reach into low carbon energy!

If you have a technology or product which may be of value to the scale up of fuel cell and electrolyser systems, and are potentially interested in the planned new Call, please join our new...

£16million for carbon cutting entrepreneurs

Low carbon innovation is today being given a big injection of cash with the launch of a £16million fund for entrepreneurs to develop new ideas. The first phase of the Entrepreneurs...

Energy Efficient Buildings: E2B Project Review

You may be interested in EeB PPP Project Review 2010-2011 publication, which showcases all 100 projects so far funded under the EU’s Energy Efficient Buildings programme. The...

DC Power - Potential Applications

In a replay of VHS versus Betamax (or Apple versus Microsoft), DC and AC are both battling in the home power supply market.   There has been a rapid growth in the use of...

New Report: ‘Low-Carbon Heat: Commercial Opportunities and Challenges for the UK’ from the Energy Generation and Supply KTN.

  In advance of the Government’s Low Carbon Heat Strategy, Energy Generation and Supply KTN releases the report ‘Low-Carbon Heat: Commercial Opportunities and Challenges for...

Life without Lights

Ashden presents ‘Life without Lights’ a remarkable exhibition by award-winning American photographer, Peter DiCampo. Each visitor will be handed a solar lamp to light their way...

Radical changes in home heating needed to meet carbon targets, says Royal Academy of Engineering

There is no possibility that the UK can meet its 2050 target for CO 2 emissions without a fundamental change to the way our homes are heated, according to a report published today (12 January)...

Competition for feasibility funding: Smart Power Distribution & Demand

The Technology Strategy board is to invest up to £2.4m in feasibility studies to stimulate innovation in power distribution and in management of demand.  Proposals are invited...

Green measures will not lead to 'astronomical' energy bills

Household energy bills will rise by £190 by the end of the decade, according to an analysis published on Thursday by the government's official climate change advisers. But fears of...

Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP 2012)

A consultation is being undertaken on proposed changes to SAP to make a revised version of the methodology (SAP 2012), which is anticipated to come into operation in 2013. Download the...

UK Trade & Investment Municipalika Exhibition and Seminar, Chennai, India

UKTI is organising a 3 day visit for UK based companies in several key sectors with a common interest in clean technologies. Municipalika/Cleantec is the premier international show...

£57 million for innovative smart grids projects

UK energy regulator Ofgem has announced the award of £57 million to six innovative smart grid projects. This is the latest allocation from the regulator’s £500 million Low...

What would you make out of Carbon Concrete?

Two outstanding materials come together: carbon fibers and concrete form the new composite material CARBOCRETE*. The possibilities of CARBOCRETE* are infinite. Get creative and come up with some...
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Skanska Supply Chain Green Solution Award 2011

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