31 Jul '17, 4pm

Energy efficiency in the UK’s buildings: key priorities for the new government from @UKGBC & @AldersgateGrp https://t.co/DbdGFypK03

The Conservative manifesto (2017) promised to deliver “Competitive and affordable energy”, but there is little detail on how this will be achieved. This briefing will discuss how energy efficiency is the most cost effective way of meeting the Manifesto promise – the cheapest energy is the energy that is not used in the first place. Government’s first question must be: what are the opportunities for the UK to be more efficient with the energy that we use? Reducing energy demand through greater efficiency can help the UK meet its legally binding climate targets,1 limit increases in energy bills, tackle fuel poverty, and drive economic growth, job creation and business investment in skills.2,3 It can tackle the health costs to the NHS and winter deaths associated with cold homes, while better quality commercial spaces can support greater productivity for those who work within...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/resources/publication/energy-efficie...

Tweets

Is the UK government failing to deliver on its ...

businessgreen.com 30 Jul '17, 11pm

Setting the bar high enough: the case for science-based targets on climate change In a year where we are seeing record-bre...

How big data and behavioral science boost energy efficiency

How big data and behavioral science boost energ...

greenbiz.com 31 Jul '17, 5pm

The vast majority of people are willing to do the right thing if given the chance, especially when it comes to preserving ...

Who Invests in Energy Efficiency and Why?

Who Invests in Energy Efficiency and Why?

aceee.org 01 Aug '17, 3pm

also found an income effect as well as an education effect among households participating in California utility rebate pro...

We're Suing to Defend a Key Transportation Rule

We're Suing to Defend a Key Transportation Rule

nrdc.org 31 Jul '17, 5pm

NRDC today leads a coalition in challenging the Trump Administration’s latest assault on the environment. We are suing to ...

The Department of Energy Is Failing to Do Its Job

The Department of Energy Is Failing to Do Its Job

nrdc.org 01 Aug '17, 10am

Elections have consequences, and therefore a new administration can change the priorities of a federal agency such as the ...

DC has been named #1 in the nation for having t...

usgbc.org 07 Aug '17, 6pm

For the third year in a row, Washington, D.C., has earned the number one ranking on the U.S. EPA’s annual list of U.S. met...

Sold! Why Understanding Home Energy Performance Will Become a Key to Real Estate Success - Rocky Mountain Institute

Sold! Why Understanding Home Energy Performance...

rmi.org 29 Jul '17, 10pm

Sold! Why Understanding Home Energy Performance Will Become a Key to Real Estate Success February 8, 2017 | By Douglas Mil...

#Energy Efficiency Budget Cuts Advancing in #Co...

ase.org 03 Aug '17, 12am

Dear Energy Efficiency Advocates, This is a critical time to speak out in support of federal energy efficiency programs. F...

Energy efficiency standards: Are landlords abou...

businessgreen.com 03 Aug '17, 9am

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) insisted landlords will have a choice of funding option...

EPA Proposes Newark, Delaware Site to Superfund...

epa.gov 31 Jul '17, 2pm

EPA Proposes Newark, Delaware Site to Superfund’s National Priorities List 07/31/2017 Contact Information: Roy Seneca (sen...

[Blog] Energy Department Announces up to $3.7 M...

homeenergy.org 31 Jul '17, 10pm

As a part of the Administration’s efforts to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings, the Energy Department today annou...

UK to Invest $320M in Energy Storage R&D - Rene...

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Jul '17, 5am

In a move aimed at powering its transition to a low-carbon economy with energy storage, the UK is set to fund battery tech...

Natural gas efficiency has shown impressive adv...

aceee.org 29 Jul '17, 9pm

The majority of studies on utility-funded energy efficiency programs focus on electricity; natural gas traditionally recei...