Helping to save our future by creative public building construction

TheOptimisticFuturist March 4, 2012 Saving our future using creative building techniques Taxpayers own lots of governmental , educational and non-profit buildings in this country. Studies show that nearly 1/3 of all energy used in public buildings is wasted. [i] We are not talking small dollars here -for example, in most …

New Analysis Tool Allows Users to Determine the Energy Efficiency Options Appropriate to their Communities

Today ACEEE releases a new user-oriented tool to assist local policymakers and stakeholders in advancing appropriate energy efficiency policies within their community. The Local Energy Efficiency Policy Calculator (LEEP-C) allows users to enter characteristics about their community, learn about and customize policy options, draw on a database of energy and …

Energy Efficiency Watch – Nearly Zero Energy Buildings. Call for papers 5 Oct

Energy Efficiency Watch – Nearly Zero Energy Buildings • Call for Papers & Speakers Due 5 October • Call “WSED next!” for young researchers For further information please check the conference website www.wsed.at/call Dear energy efficiency friend, It is our great pleasure to invite you to the conference “Energy Efficiency …

Science for Environment Policy issue 253: A service form the European Commission

IN THIS ISSUE  The importance of boundaries in international river management  The management of international rivers is subject to two main types of boundary: the physical boundary of the river itself and the socio-political boundaries of the nations and regions that surround it. A new study has compared the impacts …