Energy Efficiency articles

Energy efficiency - Widely regarded as the easiest and most cost effective means of cutting carbon emissions and reducing energy costs, energy efficiency measures typically deliver pay back for businesses within a few years. Popular improvements, include switching to LED lighting or Green IT systems, installing insulation or upgrading HVAC systems, and adopting automated building energy management technologies.

Latest - Energy Efficiency

Cisco and Amsterdam's plan to make a green city smart

What happens when one of the world’s greener, smarter cities meets the hyper-connected world? We’re about to find out

Have your say 16 Apr 2014

Assertive PassivSystems plots expansion plan

With a £12m IPO in the pipeline the UK-based building energy management specialist is preparing to heat up the green home market

Have your say 16 Apr 2014

Green firms urge Lib Dems to retain local energy saving rules

Sustainable Energy Association and Association for the Conservation of Energy write to MPs over fears that local authority powers will be ditched

Have your say 15 Apr 2014

Why are the Lib Dems trying to water down energy efficiency regulations?

Local authorities could be forced to ditch their energy saving targets under plans being pushed through Parliament

Have your say 15 Apr 2014

Report: One fifth of trucks on Europe's roads travel empty

European Commission study calls for cross-border restrictions to be dropped so hauliers can operate more efficiently

Have your say 15 Apr 2014

Revolymer aims to deliver cleaner ships, in every sense of the word

Technology Strategy Board announces funding for two year project to develop innovative polymers that help get the barnacles off the boat

Have your say 14 Apr 2014

Energy efficiency start-ups offered £20,000 to curb London's thirst for power

Mayor Boris Johnson launches competition to find new technologies to help reduce peak demand

Have your say 11 Apr 2014

Walmart and GE team up for global LED rollout

Retail giant plans to cut lighting energy use by 40 per cent by switching stores around the world to LED lighting

Have your say 10 Apr 2014

Could green features boost your house price?

Pan-European project aims to convince valuers, tenants, and prospective buyers of the value of low carbon improvements

Have your say 10 Apr 2014

Labour launches effort to block watering down of building standards

Labour seeks cross-party support for amendment designed to halt temporary watering down of green building standards

Have your say 09 Apr 2014

JLL reveals hopes for new 'Plan A-style' sustainability strategy

Property giant confirms it is working on plans for a major new environmental initiative

Have your say 09 Apr 2014

Opower shares surge 21 per cent in green IPO success

Energy software specialist enjoys share surge following $116m IPO

Have your say 07 Apr 2014

New LEED, WELL partnership supports better health in green design

A just-announced collaboration between the Green Building Certification Institute and the Well Building Institute seeks to marry health, wellness and sustainability in the built environment

Have your say 04 Apr 2014

Green Investment Bank aims to heal NHS energy woes

As the bank makes its latest investment in the NHS, new figures suggest the institution could cut its energy bills by £150m a year

Have your say 04 Apr 2014

BT debuts free online energy saving training tool

Telco giant expands Better Future programme with new training tool designed to help businesses identify energy saving opportunities

Have your say 04 Apr 2014

PassivSystems eyes £12m IPO

Smart energy services company set to float on the AIM market in April

Have your say 01 Apr 2014

SC Johnson - A green family company?

The consumer goods giant is pioneering green manufacturing techniques - BusinessGreen takes a look at its flagship European factory, wind turbine and all

Have your say 31 Mar 2014

How much does a chill in the office really cost your business?

New reports suggest energy efficiency measures could deliver significant savings by improving employee comfort

Have your say 28 Mar 2014

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