• Interview with Pauline Mispoulet, president of GESEC (Groupement Economique, Sanitaire, Electricité) – a nationwide network of 300 small to medium sized French companies working in the heating, air conditioning and...

    Interview with Pauline Mispoulet, president of GESEC (Groupement Economique, Sanitaire, Electricité)

    Interview with Pauline Mispoulet, president of GESEC (Groupement Economique, Sanitaire, Electricité) – a nationwide network of 300 small to medium sized French companies working in the heating, air conditioning and...

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  • “Climate change poses immediate risks to our national security. We should act like it”, said Barack Obama during his January 2015 State of the Union Address. The US is the...

    Energy efficiency in the US: tracking legislative advances and overall progress

    “Climate change poses immediate risks to our national security. We should act like it”, said Barack Obama during his January 2015 State of the Union Address. The US is the...

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  • On February 12th 2015, French Senators passed a law that makes it mandatory for the owners of energy-intensive housing to undertake renovation works by 2020; the deadline (previously 2030) was advanced due to the urgency of taking strong measures to reduce France’s carbon footprint. Besides, experts in the energy sector forecast a 30% increase in electricity prices in France by 2016. Renovating housing is a crucial step in order to offset this inflation, including for users who are interacting with various players.

    Where to start to save energy

    On February 12th 2015, French Senators passed a law that makes it mandatory for the owners of energy-intensive housing to undertake renovation works by 2020; the deadline (previously 2030) was advanced due to the urgency of taking strong measures to reduce France’s carbon footprint. Besides, experts in the energy sector forecast a 30% increase in electricity prices in France by 2016. Renovating housing is a crucial step in order to offset this inflation, including for users who are interacting with various players.

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  • In his book What colour is your building?, David Clark looks into energy consumption in office buildings and provides measuring tools as well as ways of minimizing wastage. He suggests practical solutions to improve energy efficiency and energy consumption management in the built environment, in a bid to reduce harmful CO2 emissions.

    What colour is your building? (David Clark)

    In his book What colour is your building?, David Clark looks into energy consumption in office buildings and provides measuring tools as well as ways of minimizing wastage. He suggests practical solutions to improve energy efficiency and energy consumption management in the built environment, in a bid to reduce harmful CO2 emissions.

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  • Worldwide data volumes have seen a 10-fold increase in the last two years, posing the challenge of analysing unprecedented amounts of information.  This challenge can be met thanks to a major breakthrough that has reshaped uses and opened up new, unhoped-for avenues: big data.

    Big data, an energy saving boon?

    Worldwide data volumes have seen a 10-fold increase in the last two years, posing the challenge of analysing unprecedented amounts of information. This challenge can be met thanks to a major breakthrough that has reshaped uses and opened up new, unhoped-for avenues: big data.

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