Latest Low-carbon building Stories

2011-08-02 15:06:07

A new material that can retain and release heat according to specific temperature requirements could make a significant difference to the cost of heating and cooling buildings, scientists say. Researchers based at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) believe their invention "” which could be used in existing structures as well as new builds "” could offer considerable energy savings. The novel non-deformed energy storage phase change material (PCM) has the unique...

2009-11-30 16:07:26

Special issue of Waste Management & Research Waste management is increasingly gaining the recognition that it deserves as a major contributor to mitigating climate change. But with at least four different methods of accounting for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions currently in play, it is vitally important to ensure that all stakeholders are counting emissions accurately and transparently. A study released this week in a special issue of the journal Waste Management & Research published...

2009-08-18 06:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbonetworks today launched the Performance Management Platform, the next generation of Software-as-a-Service for developing and executing strategic energy, greenhouse gases (GHG) and sustainability initiatives. The platform, which includes three scalable solutions, is the first-of-its-kind to offer businesses, governments and organizations a comprehensive solution for managing carbon, GHG, energy, waste and water. "In conversations with customers,...

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