All articles for the topic: building types


How big is the market for intelligent efficiency technology? You may be surprised

Kenya: Home Owners Face Jail for Not Installing Solar Power

[Nation] Owners of large residential and commercial buildings who have not installed solar water heaters risk jail or a Sh1 million fine beginning next month when the energy sector regulator begins to enforce compliance with a law that came into force five years ago.

State regulators can play a critical role in unleashing building energy data

Could bio-based construction materials help earthquake-proof buildings?

Italy is no stranger to earthquakes, suffering deadly seismic events which have shattered communities. Sixty percent of the country’s building stock was built before a law dated 1974, which introduced regulations for constructions in risk areas.

Deployment of Cleaner Fuels and Renewable Energies in Barbados

Funding and finance opportunity for energy efficiency

The objective of this project is to supporting Barbados' energy security by enhancing the energy sector as well as promoting to the use of cleaner fuels and renewable energy solutions.

Passive House buildings aiming high

Darmstadt, Germany/Innsbruck, Austria. When it was inaugurated four years ago, the Raiffeisen Tower in Vienna was the first high-rise building in the world built to the Passive House Standard. Four years later, great progress has been made.

Events Highlight Links between Peace, Sustainability

UNGA President Peter Thomson addressed an event on 'Building sustainable peace for all: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace,' organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, and the Cairo Centre for Co

Energy efficiency budget cuts could exact hefty price on businesses, workers, rural residents, and low-income families

Optimising the energy use of technical building systems – unleashing the power of the EPBD’s Article 8

Publication / Report

The main objective of the proposed revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) which the European Commission released on the 30th November 2016 “is to accelerate the cost effective renovation of existing buildings.

Cities against climate change: solutions for building a more sustainable city

Rafiq Azam: "A collective fight from macro to micro level by the whole human race is the only way to save this blue Planet"


Subscribe to RSS - building types