All articles for the topic: energy savings


For existing homes, energy efficiency often has a better return on investment than solar

Deep retrofits: Financing needs to play a critical role

New in-store label for window coverings will give shoppers a clear view of energy savings

Energy-efficient building codes are a cost-effective foundation for rooftop solar

Pennsylvania weighs legislation that could deliver +30K jobs

Good practices of cities

Cities are raising their profile within the international energy efficiency arena. More and more cities are committed to become CO2 neutral and engage a low-carbon development transition. At COP23 in Bonn, 25 cities pledged to implement more and more ambitious actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change by 2020.

Refurbishment of public buildings and modernization of public lighting

User generated Initiative

The project Zagreb Energy Efficient City (ZagEE) lead to the realization of energy savings by implementing economically sound and energy efficient technologies and measures to public lighting and buildings (90% of the buildings were classified below F energy class).

Public lighting LED retrofits with remote monitoring systems

User generated Initiative

In the city of Sonsonate, El Salvador, the public lighting upgraded its light-emitting diode (LED) technology by adding a General Electric (GE) system. This is a conjoint project between AES El Salvador, UNITAPE LATINOAMERICA and GE.

First zero energy building in India

User generated Initiative

In 2014, New Delhi inaugurated the first zero energy building of India, named the Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, which hosts offices of Ministry of Environment and Forest.

Climate smart district

User generated Initiative

Hyllie Sustainable District – is the biggest development area in the city of Malmö aiming at becoming the most climate smart district of the entire Öresund region.


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