Adapt to climate change with insulated walls, window shutters and reverse-cycle heat pumps.
A progress report from the Climate Change Committee claims the UK has no plan for retrofitting homes.
Almost 8 million Aussie homes lack sufficient insulation, use sub-par heating and cooling equipment, or are badly designed. These homes account for 18% of Australia’s emissions.
Other presidents used the Defense Production Act to boost fossil fuel supplies. Biden is now using it to boost clean energy. But just ramping up production isn’t enough to succeed.
The EU energy label, showing customers the energy consumption of what they’re buying, can be upgraded to help make more homes and buildings energy efficient.
Analysis of 5,500 apartment developments across Australia found many individual units were far below the average energy ratings for the complex as a whole.
Has Putin hurt Russia by jolting Europe’s shift away from fossil fuels into high gear?
The new energy security strategy still doesn’t take energy efficiency seriously.
Many people want to know about practical suggestions to help slow climate change. Effective action starts at home.
More than 6 million UK households may now be unable to heat their homes.
The technology exists, but homeowners aren’t being swayed by subsidies.
A home energy efficiency drive can shield households from mounting gas and electricity bills.
Green buildings can cost more than conventional structures, but the small increase has noticeable benefits for those working and living within them.
Means-testing support for fuel-poor households will leave millions in hardship.
Lessons from ancient architecture can help us design buildings that provide comfort and convenience without costing the earth.
More than two-thirds of the world’s energy is wasted as heat. Thermoelectric materials can convert unwanted heat into electricity, but finding the best ones has been slow.
People in some areas are paying hundreds of pounds more to heat their homes every year.
A set of studies found people prefer incentives to disincentives, especially for individuals but also for businesses. They have views on clean energy and efficiency, too.
One-tenth of global emissions result from the production and supply of building materials – and the construction process itself.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending plans may thwart the government’s proposals for reach net zero.