All articles for the topic: GHG emission reduction


Guidelines on how to approach the energy-efficient renovation of shopping centres: the “how-to” guide on renovating shopping centres

Publication / Report

CommONEnergy, a research project funded by the European Union, developed these past 4 years new strategies and solutions to retrofit existing shopping centres to reduce consumptions, increase energy efficiency and comfort.

Run on Less roadshow takes a national tour to showcase the next level of tractor-trailer fuel efficiency

Energy and Emissions: Mapping the Impacts (Webinar) - 23.05.2017


This BEA webinar is demonstrating how to measure the potential sustainability impacts of city policies and projects. Speakers are discussing how to find the estimated emissions reductions from policies intended for, or unrelated to, climate mitigation.

Standards to Achieve City Sustainability (Webinar) - 26/27.04.2017


This BEA webinar engages participants on how to use tools and standards to improve city sustainability.

Common Carbon Metric (CCM)

Tool / Instrument

This tool provides a way to establish a baseline, measure, report, and verify energy savings and emissions reductions from buildings around the world in a consistent and comparable way.

Global Protocol for Community-Scale GHG Emissions (GPC)

Tool / Instrument

A framework for accounting and reporting city-wide greenhouse gas emissions. It offers guidance to cities on developing a comprehensive greenhouse gas inventory, including establishing the base year for the inventory, setting emissions reduction targets and tracking cities’ performance.


Tool / Instrument

ClearPath is a cloud based-tool for energy and emission management. It can forecast multiple scenarios for future emissions, analyse the costs and benefits of emissions reduction measures, visualize alternative planning scenarios etc.

Building Efficiency Accelerator: Tracking Progress Resource Collection

The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), part of the Global Efficiency Accelerator Platform under the United Nations’ Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Initiative, is a multi-stakeholder network made up of over 30 businesses and organizations that work with local and sub-national governments in order to increase the uptake of energy efficiency policies and programs in the building sector. 


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