Tag Archives: Energy Efficiency

THE IMPACT OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY

From large, commercial office buildings to your own home, the Internet of Things offers an array of energy efficiency benefits. Let’s take a closer look… IoT for everyone One distinct benefit of the IoT is that it’s generally available to every area … Continue reading

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RESIDENTIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA

In many parts of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, fuel poverty is at epidemic proportions. Residential energy is eating up more than 30 percent of the total energy usage, leaving people with low incomes and those in the poorest communities … Continue reading

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SAVING ENERGY & MONEY WITH LEDs

A major factor in the rapid advancements in lighting in recent years has been the development of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) technology. LEDs are quickly replacing incandescent bulbs and are great for saving energy as they are much more efficient and … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY AT A CROSSROADS

More than ever before, energy efficiency is central to the achievement of a range of policy goals, including energy security, economic growth and environmental sustainability. Strong efficiency gains, despite the recent fall in energy prices, have had a significant impact … Continue reading

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN COMMERCIAL DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT

Energy efficiency can enhance human health by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving indoor and outdoor air quality, and decreasing acid rain. The energy needed to run commercial and industrial buildings in the United States produces 19 percent of U.S. carbon … Continue reading

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FUTURECAST: GOODBYE WIFI, HELLO LIFI

We have all heard of WIFI, the wireless method of transferring data that has revolutionized the way we work, watch TV and play games, but what is LIFI? Light fidelity (LIFI) is likely to be the next stage in the natural … Continue reading

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WHAT IS KINETIC PAVING?

Kinetic paving draws usable energy from footsteps. One of the companies leading the kinetic pavers charge, London-based Pavegen, said the technology works using electromagnetic induction generators, which vertically displace from the weight of human footsteps. That displacement motion creates the … Continue reading

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