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Discussions with tag 'Carbon Reduction'

All Dutch trains now run 100% on wind power

by Kalyani.rc // Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Electric trains have always been a relatively sustainable mode of transport, with much lower emissions than cars, but as of the 1st of January, 2017, all electric train rides in the Netherlands have b…

Filed under: Transportation

Keywords: Renewable Energy,Sustainable Transportation,Transport,Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 2234 views | Posted on: 01/20/2017 | Last updated: 01/20/2017

Scottish Government unveils plans to meet half of country's electricity needs from renewables by 2030

by Kalyani.rc // Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

The Scottish government has taken the first steps to heavily cutting the country’s reliance on North Sea oil and gas after calling for 50% of Scotland’s entire energy needs to come from renewables…

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Renewable Energy,Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 2370 views | Posted on: 01/25/2017 | Last updated: 01/25/2017

A film worth watching: How to keep cool without costing the Earth?

by Kalyani.rc // Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

About 6% of the electricity generated in America is used to power air-conditioning systems that cool homes and offices. As countries such as Brazil, China and India grow richer, they will surely do li…

Filed under: Other Products

Keywords: Carbon Reduction,Materials Science,Cooling Technique

0 replies | 1934 views | Posted on: 02/14/2017 | Last updated: 02/14/2017

Germany calls for gas/diesel car ban by 2030

by Kalyani.rc // Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Germany isn't content with relying on financial incentives to usher in an era of pollution-free cars. The country's Bundesrat (federal council) approved a resolution that calls for a ban on new intern…

Filed under: Electric Vehicles

Keywords: Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 2111 views | Posted on: 02/15/2017 | Last updated: 02/15/2017

Leading businesses back 2050 Net Zero goal for buildings

by Kalyani.rc // Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Three leading businesses have committed to a global target to ensure all buildings have net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Engineering firm Integral Group, international property and infrastructure gr…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Environmental Policy,Net zero,Carbon Reduction,Worldwide

0 replies | 2036 views | Posted on: 02/16/2017 | Last updated: 02/16/2017

The Blackburn Energy Story: Creating a Sustainable World, March 1st 11:30am - 1pm

by ChristinaC // Marketing Student

The Blackburn Energy Story: Creating a Sustainable World Through Invention, Entrepreneurship & Local Manufacturing Date/Time: Wednesday, March 1 - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Place: 100 Cummings Ctr.…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Sustainability,Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 527 views | Posted on: 02/27/2017 | Last updated: 02/27/2017

Energypath 2017 For Our Future: Carbon Reduction on July 27 in Center Valley

by AbbieKnight

Energypath 2017 For Our Future: Carbon Reduction, the Mid-Atlantic region's largest sustainable energy conference is an annual event held by Sustainable Energy Fund and attracts industry professionals…

Filed under: Events

Related to: Other

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Keywords: Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 1090 views | Posted on: 07/18/2017 | Last updated: 07/18/2017

Energy Storage: A Vital Element in a Lower Carbon World in Boston on August 10

by AbbieKnight

Whether the reason is Energy Independence, National Security or Climate Change, reducing the use of Carbon will be critical to society’s future. One critically important aspect about fossil fuels is…

Filed under: Events

Related to: Other

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy Storage,Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 1410 views | Posted on: 07/18/2017 | Last updated: 07/18/2017

A quantum leap in Energy Efficiency

by Smardt

REVOLUTIONARY ENERGY SAVINGS FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT #Smardt is the pioneer and world leader in manufacturing high efficiency #oil-free #chillers.These high-efficiency chillers typically can save…

Filed under: HVAC/Energy Management Controls

Related to: Products,Related Industries - Products

Florida Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Energy Savings,Carbon Reduction,consumption

0 replies | 811 views | Posted on: 07/03/2018 | Last updated: 07/03/2018

Conversation on Getting Net Zero, Feb 28, 12pm-2pm, Pawtucket, RI

by ella.nielsen44 // Student

Getting to Net Zero – A Conversation and Workshop on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Carbon Reduction

Please join Renew Energy Initiative (REI) & Rhode Island Business Climate Le

Filed under: Rhode Island

Rhode Island Green Building

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Renewable Energy,Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 1295 views | Posted on: 02/17/2019 | Last updated: 02/17/2019

CALGreen and Energy Code Seminar, July 19, 10:00-4:00pm, Irvine, CA

by Gina Pryciak // Student

California Energy Code 2019: Challenges and Mandatory Changes

This three-hour session will bring you up to date on changes to the Energy Code (Title 24, Part 6) for residential and non-residen

Filed under: California

California Green Building

Keywords: Green Building,Solar,Energy Codes,Carbon Reduction,Green Building Standards

0 replies | 1350 views | Posted on: 06/19/2019 | Last updated: 06/19/2019

Drawdown Illinois Summit, Chicago, IL, September 24

by AbbieKnight

In order to truly reduce carbon across the city, region and state, every building professional and every community must be engaged in the adoption of vetted carbon drawdown strategies and solutions.&n

Filed under: Illinois

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Emerging Professionals,Carbon Reduction,Green Building industry

0 replies | 1230 views | Posted on: 09/05/2019 | Last updated: 09/05/2019

Webinar: Zero Carbon Zero Bills, Presented by Zero Carbon Home, January 21, 6pm CST

by SarahA

How to cut your heating bill, electric bill and carbon footprint to zero, by someone who has done it - David Green

This webinar is free. It will help you to save a lot of money and cut your carbon

Filed under: Green Building Finance

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Sustainability,Solar Energy,Carbon Reduction,Net Zero Energy,Zero Carbon,Carbon Footprint,Zero Carbon Home

0 replies | 968 views | Posted on: 01/02/2021 | Last updated: 01/02/2021

Online: Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit, May 17- 20

by Ashley Freeman

The 2021 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit features plenaries, sector meet-ups, interactive workshops, special events, and engaging and informative sessions.

Attend May 17-20, 2021 f

Filed under: Webinars

Connecticut Green Building

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Connecticut,Architects,Engineers,Contractors,Better Buildings,Multifamily,Solar Energy,Carbon Reduction,Waste Reduction

0 replies | 1284 views | Posted on: 04/16/2021 | Last updated: 04/27/2021

Advancing Construction Decarbonization Summit, July 19-21, Chicago, IL

by samanthaklein // Intern

The business case for sustainable construction has never been stronger: pressures from clients, investors and regulatory bodies are escalating, forcing the construction industry to address and reduce

Filed under: Events

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Construction,Carbon Reduction,Decarbonization,ESG

0 replies | 613 views | Posted on: 07/07/2022 | Last updated: 07/07/2022

Webinar: How to Design Effective Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction Programs, August 11, 1 pm EDT

by gracemorrison

Join the US Department of Energy for this peer exchange call from the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Filed under: Webinars

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Energy,Energy Efficiency,Carbon Reduction

0 replies | 927 views | Posted on: 07/05/2022 | Last updated: 08/10/2022

The Buildings Show, November 29-December 1, Toronto, Canada

by samanthaklein // Intern

The built environment is rapidly evolving. The Buildings Show takes you to the forefront of these changes and keeps attendees competitive with best-in-class continuing education opportunities. Fe

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Architecture,Healthy Housing,Design,Energy Efficiency,Construction,Social Networking,Carbon Reduction,Technology,Communication

0 replies | 310 views | Posted on: 11/08/2023 | Last updated: 11/08/2023