domestic energy efficiency News

  • Report on trends for non-domestic energy efficiency published

    A new report called Energy Efficiency Trends has been published by EEVS, the leading UK provider of independent performance information and analysis services for energy efficiency. The report provides essential insight for consumers and suppliers of non-domestic energy efficiency and includes a special feature on Energy Performance Contracting. Energy Efficiency Trends ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • Webinar: The Journey to a Zero Waste Water Footprint with Climate, Inc.

    At work and at home, we use water every day. Rainwater Harvesting enhancement practices solve potable, non-potable, stormwater and energy challenges throughout the world. Each time it rains, what water practices are you putting in place to optimize water input? Join the webinar to learn practical ways to close the loop by harvesting rain water for both residential and commercial efficiency of the ...


    By Climate, Inc.

  • VPhase Domestic Voltage Optimisation

    News was released recently as VPhase was placed into administration. The pioneering VPhase brand placed into administration on the 4th September 2013 contributed greatly to the awareness of energy saving within the home through managing the incoming voltage levels. Many independent studies have been carried out which confirm the principal of energy saving through voltage ...


    By Energy Ace

  • Domestically Produced Propane Prominent at Virginia Energy Conference

    Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) President and CEO Roy Willis told the Second Annual ...


    By PRWeb

  • Domestic RHI roadshows

    The domestic RHI scheme is for home-owners and private and social landlords who want to install renewable heating systems in their homes in England, Wales and Scotland. It will provide long term financial support for property owners who install renewable heating systems and is due to be launched in the spring. It will mark a milestone in energy efficiency as it will be the first time every ...

  • Green Deal must ‘sell` energy efficiency as way of improving domestic life - or take up won`t happen

    Call for clearer ‘value proposition' ahead of Monday launch - as findings reveal no great appetite for energy efficiency A key assumption behind the Green Deal - that once market barriers are removed, there will be a flood of demand from UK homeowners for energy efficiency measures in their homes - is overly simplistic, according to research out today from the UK Energy Research ...

  • Energy efficiency project in Brazil

    Berlinwasser International and GTZ begin energy efficiency project in Minas Gerais Berlin, Germany – Energy efficiency in sewage plants is an environmental topic with acute relevance for development policies, explains Dieter Ernst, CEO of Berlinwasser International. This is why the Berlin company has joined a PPP (public private partnership) project developed together with GTZ [Gesellschaft für ...

  • STWA Attends 2012 Montana Energy Conference With Key Domestic Energy Producers

    STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of applied solutions for oil and fuel delivery systems in the multi-billion dollar oil pipeline and diesel engine markets, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Energy Efficiency Is a Proven Economic Winner

    National Association of Energy Service Companies releases statement on the success of the energy efficiency industry in creating new jobs and improving the national infrastructure in advance of 29th annual conference, November 7-9 in New Orleans. The National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO) will host several hundred of the country's leading energy experts during its 29th annual ...


    By Marketwire

  • Changes to Scottish Energy-Efficiency Regulations

    In September last year new regulations were brought into effect in Scotland. These regulations relate to the energy performance of large non-domestic buildings, and what can be done to improve them. The Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2016 applies to non-domestic buildings of more than 1000sqm. Owners who wish to sell or lease their property will ...


    By Flex Connectors Ltd

  • Bipartisan energy efficiency efforts discussed at 24th annual Energy Efficiency Forum

    WASHINGTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Public and private sector leaders exchanged ideas yesterday to address the importance of energy efficiency in a changing economy at the 24th annual Energy Efficiency Forum, co-hosted by Johnson Controls and ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • BRC calls for domestic appliance scrappage scheme

    VAT should be removed entirely from energy efficient appliances and a car-industry-style scrappage scheme considered. This would help households cut their fuel bills by switching to low emissions-generating products. As the Chancellor begins drafting this autumn's Pre-Budget Report (PBR), the British Retail Consortium (BRC) is today (Monday) writing to Alistair Darling setting out its priorities ...


    By British Retail Consortium

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Grows Renewable Energy Markets and Drives Domestic Energy Independence

    The U.S. is making significant progress toward attaining its goal of doubling renewable generation capacity over the next two years, due in large part to support from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) introduced in 2009. ARRA investments are funding research projects to develop next generation renewable energy technologies, such as solar thin films and new wind turbine designs ...


    By Marketwire

  • EU votes in energy efficiency for electric motors

    Minimum energy efficiency standards for industrial electric motors have been unanimously agreed by the European Commission. Electric motors are used widely in industry for processes such as pumping, ventilation, and in lifts and conveyor belts. They currently contribute significantly to non-domestic electricity consumption in the UK and account for around 70 per cent of the electricity used in ...


  • Improving non-domestic RHI: Have your say

    We have started a LinkedIn discussion on ways to improve the non-domestic RHI scheme ahead of a review next year. Since it was launched in November 2011 the non-domestic RHI has driven the uptake of 0.5 TWH of renewable heat and given out £21.8m in incentive payments. To date our focus for the RHI has been on maximising the cost ...

  • The Drumbeat on energy efficiency trends Volume 3

    The third instalment of Energy Efficiency Trends – EEVS’ quarterly review of the market for non-domestic energy efficiency was published last week. We regard Energy Efficiency Trends as a hugely valuable source of information and guidance for the industry and as such, we decided to sponsor it. Here’s a bit of background as to why we think this research provides such an essential ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • Global Energy Efficient Lighting Technology Market

    The field of lighting has witnessed remarkable technology improvements in the past few years, especially in the area of compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) and solid state lighting. Conventional incandescent bulbs are expected to reach obsolescence with the onset of CFL and LEDs (light emitting diodes). LED lighting is enjoying robust growth because of its exceptional features that include high ...


  • ISO standard for assessing energy efficiency of new buildings

    The new International Standard ISO 23045:2008 will help the building sector to contribute to energy saving by providing it with specific design guidelines. The building sector is recognized as a major contributor to the build-up of greenhouse gases. These emissions of CO2 to the atmosphere could be reduced significantly through the application of International Standards relating to the ...

  • Brazil to get IDB loan to finance energy efficiency

    Usiminas, Brazil's largest flat steelmaker, will obtain a $50 million “A” loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to finance investments in power generation. Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation has been appointed as the lead arranger for syndicating another loan related to investments in power generation for Usiminas, a portion known as a “B” loan. Under the program, the IDB will be the ...

  • Partnership to promote energy-efficient buildings in China

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending 800 million yuan (about US$116.9 million) in a partial credit guarantee program that will support private sector-led energy efficiency projects in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Under the pilot program, ADB is partnering with a private energy management company and financial institutions to retrofit existing buildings to save energy, and to ...


    By Asian Development Bank

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