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www.businessgreen.comGreen Deal Finance Company plans new name to banish memories of failed policywww.businessgreen.comThe scheme offered home-owners unsecured loans to improve the energy efficiency of their houses, with repayments made via the resulting savings on energy bills. However, it was branded a failure by the National Audit Office (NAO), with only [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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Inter Press ServiceUAE Leading the Way on Shifting to Greener EnergyInter Press ServiceIn Abu Dhabi, for example, construction began earlier this year for an 11.1.1GW plant, its largest solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant yet, which is to produce enough electricity to power about 200,000 houses. According to a press release, [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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“Green” Changes Announced for Ontario Building CodeLexology (registration)Currently, houses can meet the energy efficiency requirements by following either the prescriptive-based approach or the performance-based approach in SB-12. Prescriptive compliance means that the thermal performance and energy efficiency of both the ... [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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Energy plan could empower townStowe TodayThe Green Mountain State has a green goal: get 90 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2050. Waterbury is even more ambitious: “We plan to turn Waterbury into the greenest community in Vermont by 2020.” That's the goal of Waterbury LEAP ... [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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Ukraine takes steps to boost energy efficiency - LexologyLexology (registration)As a first step towards securing the country's long-term energy independence, Ukraine's parliament has adopted draft legislation to improve energy…and more [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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Charlotte Observer (blog)Love them or hate them, 'teardowns' are reshaping Charlotte neighborhoods at record paceCharlotte Observer (blog)In their place, the new houses that pop up are often twice as large – 3,000 to 4,000 square feet, or more – with the energy efficiency, open floor plans, high ceilings and modern [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
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WEMUIssues Of The Environment: Ann Arbor Partners-Up To Get Houses Of Worship To 'Go Solar'WEMUThe partnership between Ann Arbor and Michigan Interfaith Power and Light (MIIPL) is also invested in a national contest put on by the U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy that seeks solutions to integrating [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
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Richmond.comBuilding a house in North Richmond in five days: 'It's a fascinating exercise in logistics'Richmond.com“The houses define the neighborhood for years to come.” As a result, project:HOMES houses exceed builder grade and meet or exceed energy-efficiency standards. Project:HOMES, funded by public and private grants and donations, has built 138 homes [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
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Isle of Man TodayExpert to give tips on making old houses more environmentally friendlyIsle of Man TodayAn expert on making old houses more eco-friendly is going to give a talk in Douglas on Thursday (July 20).and more [...]
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
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Delano.luNew strategy for home energy efficiencyDelano.luThe priority is given to renovate entire houses to increase energy efficiency. Access to financial subsidies for energy renovations, better coordination between energy policy and heritage protection, and the promotion of sustainable construction and ... [...]
Wed, Jul 12, 2017
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