Fiji issues first developing country sovereign green bond of $50 million for climate resilience
Fiji has become the first emerging market to issue a sovereign green bond after it raised 100 million Fijian dollars to finance climate mitigation and adaptation projects. At the request of Fiji’s Reserve Bank, the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) provided technical assistance to support the Government in issuing their first sovereign green bond.
Post date: 2 nov 2017
Now that the summer holidays are over and we’re all back at work, it’s a great opportunity to integrate new energy efficient habits into our daily routines. Nearly every type of business relies on some sort of equipment to help it run effectively, and every company could use this equipment more efficiently. Each and every person can contribute to saving energy and money on office equipment, by introducing small changes to how they use equipment at work.
Take part in the START2ACT autumn challenge for a chance to win an Amazon Fire tablet.
Post date: 26 oct 2017
One Click LCA is the highest rated Life-Cycle Assessment software for BREEAM, with a 100% Mat 01 rating, which means our users can achieve maximal LCA credits easily. We also provide modules for Life-Cycle Costing, Infrastructure, and Ecodesign, and we are compliant with more than 20 certification schemes, including LEED, BREEAM, DGNB, Energie Carbone, HQE, and many more.
Post date: 29 sep 2017
ACEEE is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, "Making Efficiency Easy and Enticing" to be held at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, California.
Post date: 7 sep 2017
The EPB Center (energy performance of a building - EPB) is focused on the international harmonized set of EPB assessment methods and their implementation at national and regional levels. The Center is dedicated to provide stakeholders and interested parties with technical support for the implementation and dissemination of information on the set of EPB standards at national and regional level.
While providing this support the Center will also aim to assist with formulating needs in order to further develop and improve this set of EPB standards.
Post date: 4 aoû 2017
On 7-8 July, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met with other Group of Twenty (G20) leaders for a summit in Hamburg, Germany. This was the first such global meeting following the announcement by the US Administration of its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Post date: 11 juil 2017
The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) contributes to the common objective of the Paris Agreement of limiting global warming to well below 2°C
Post date: 11 juil 2017
by Peter Wouters (INIVE eeig), Malcolm Orme (IEA-EBC)
Post date: 4 juil 2017
Local water harvesting, demand reduction and wastewater treatment measures at a building scale can help manage water resources around the Mediterranean.
This study conducts a life cycle water, energy and cost analysis of rainwater and condensate water harvesting, water conservation, wastewater treatment and three combinations of these measures over 50 years, using an apartment building in Sehaileh, Lebanon. The measures’ performance is further investigated through a comprehensive sensitivity analysis that extends the applicability of findings.
Post date: 22 mai 2017
IEA-EBC Annex 69: Strategy and Practice of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Low Energy Buildings
The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA- EBC Annex 69 Strategy and Practice of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Low Energy Buildings” in 2014. The project will run till 2019.
Post date: 25 avr 2017