More ambitious plans for making the UK’s homes energy efficient could create 22,545 new full-time jobs.
The government’s failure to insulate housing stock has meant that households aren’t insulated from record energy prices.
Climate activists don’t have to be popular to achieve their goals.
Insulate Britain, a new environmental campaign group, is right to highlight the need for action on home insulation.
The cost of decarbonising the UK’s energy system is falling disproportionately on the poorest.
One quarter of monitored social housing properties recorded winter temperatures below World Health Organisation standards for more than 80% of winter, new research shows.
The ratings used to assess energy efficiency in homes throughout Europe are often inaccurate.
Heat pumps are the technology of choice for heating and cooling buildings more efficiently and with fewer carbon emissions than furnaces and air conditioning.
Fifteen years ago electric power generation was the largest source of US greenhouse gas emissions. Now the power sector is leading the shift to a clean energy economy.
Building retrofits are no joke: They make dwellings healthier and more energy-efficient. And when they’re done in low-income housing, they also reduce inequality.
Out of the existing 29 million homes in the UK, only eight million meet the highest energy standards.
Training neural networks burns through a lot of energy. As the AI field grows, it’s working to keep its carbon foot print from growing with it.
The increasing energy performance of household appliances makes it necessary to re-evaluate these informative stickers.
Heat pumps use electricity to transfer warmth from outside to inside a house.
Joe Biden has sweeping plans for a clean energy revolution. Congress will be a big speed bump, but it can’t block everything.
Changes to the way houses and other buildings are constructed could lower energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.
Victoria’s $800 million energy efficiency plan promises to lower power bills, make homes more comfortable and help meet our climate goals. It’s high time other states picked this low-hanging fruit.
Flattening inequality between and within countries could allow everyone a good standard of living within a liveable climate.
The Trump administration is rolling back a regulation that requires showerheads to conserve water, which saved owners an average of US$70 and nearly 3,000 gallons of water yearly per showerhead.
Buyers and renters are very rarely told the energy rating of housing, but don’t blame the agents. As it’s voluntary for existing homes, very few are rated, so it’s not a big factor in the market.