29 Aug '13, 12pm

Want to cap energy bills *and* decarbonise? Simple! Mandate energy cos to profit from efficiency

This report has been published at the end of an unprecedented 15 years in UK energy policy history.It began with the formal acceptance of the need for a climate change policy by the last Conservative Government in 1997 and culminated with the Climate Change Act and the 4th Carbon Budget. LIM is a significant new contribution to the debate. “LIM offers an alternative to the emerging orthodoxy of large-scale electrification of heat and road transport as a way to achieve or beat the UK’s 2050 CO2 emissions target. This is based on more vigorous and systematic pursuit of energy efficiency throughout the economy; on technologies such as large-scale solar heat, piped to urban buildings; a road and air transport system synthesising liquid fuels in part from renewable electricity, supplementing the biofuel resource; a small electricity supply system, supplied largely by despatchab...

Full article: http://www.aecb.net/publications/less-is-more-energy-secu...

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Domain parking: less is more?

Domain parking: less is more?

domainnamewire.com 30 Aug '13, 3pm

SmartName drops most templates to focus on the best performing ones. It used to be that domain name parking companies brag...

New trends in racing: smaller fields & cheaper fees.

New trends in racing: smaller fields & cheaper ...

runnersworld.com 28 Aug '13, 2pm

The Bucks County Marathon had just 435 finishers in 2012. Pat McCloskey is doing a tedious job for a Friday morning. "The ...

Passivhaus Planning Package 2013 due out soon -...

aecb.net 02 Sep '13, 5am

Network is a free email newsletter distributed to AECB members and subscribers. Subscribe to Network and you will receive ...

Americans are driving less in nearly every state

grist.org 30 Aug '13, 9am

After 60 years of car-worship, Americans in virtually every state are driving less, according to a new report from the U.S...

@sarajcrofts - I see the #AECB PedalHaus Tour i...

aecb.net 19 Aug '13, 7am

Kent 2013 Pedalhaus Tour in September « Back to Events Event: Kent 2013 Pedalhaus Tour in September Date: September 21, 20...

Interesting building in Manchester. Co-op HQ - a good place to work?

Interesting building in Manchester. Co-op HQ - ...

aecb.net 19 Aug '13, 5am

We were joined by members of the Lancashire Group in a very informative tour of this interesting building by Nigel Holden,...

@ajfleet or this on Passivhaus ventilation

aecb.net 11 Sep '13, 9pm

Passivhaus ventilation: It’s not a lot of hot air If you believe some of the things you hear about Passivhaus, you might t...

30 Vegetarian recipes you can cook in 30 minutes or less

30 Vegetarian recipes you can cook in 30 minute...

treehugger.com 29 Aug '13, 11am

Yogurt parfaits in a mason jar for breakfasts on the go If you already have your granola baked up, this healthy breakfast ...