The objective of this report is to describe and analyse current approaches to include energy efficiency provisions in new building codes.
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This study evaluates energy efficiency trends and policies in more than 70 countries.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) State Lead by Example Guide identifies best practices and state examples of clean energy activities; highlights the benefits and costs of taking action; and identifies issues, strategies and resources for implementing key steps.
This report reviews more than 30 municipal policies in the United States that aim to advance green building in the private sector by (1) establishing mandatory green building criteria, (2) providing expedited review as an incentive for green building or (3) offering other direct financial incent
This paper reviews the issues and approaches involved in considering and adopting cost-effectiveness tests for energy efficiency.
In this report, McKinsey & Company offers a detailed analysis of the magnitude of the potential for improved efficiency in non-transportation uses of energy; a thorough assessment of the barriers that impede the capture of greater efficiency; and an outline of practical solutions available t
This is the fourth in a series of guide books prepared for energy managers and auditors. It focuses on practical methods of assessing performance in the field. Chapters address furnaces, thermal power systems, electric motors, and other equipment.
Description of successful case studies from Mexico’s implementation of public sector energy management, as a possible model for other developing countries. Describes how these policies, starting at the federal level, are now being extended to state and local agencies in Mexico.
This tool provides an analysis of a building's energy consumption to assess compliance with Part L (England & Wales), Section 6 (Scotland), and Part F (Northern Ireland) of Building Regulations and eventually for building performance certification for the Energy Performance of Buildings Dire
This European Commission communication to the European Parliament and Council concludes that moving towards a low carbon economy needs new technology to be conceived, tested, and then deployed. Public and private investment in energy technology development has to increase substantially.