Building efficiency measures can make an enormous impact on greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.
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About 3 billion people, or 40 percent of the world’s population, will need new housing by 2030.
Da Nang, Vietman. Photo by Cambodia, P.l. Network
WASHINGTON (May 24, 2018)— World Resources Institute (WRI) announced a $2 million grant from the Global Environmental Facility to scale up the efforts of the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) in its second phase.
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FSCI Buildings Workshop in Mexico City.
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The majority of the energy used by buildings is wasted, resulting in increased energy costs and air pollution. Among C40 cities, this translates to between 50 percent and 75 percent of citywide carbon emissions.
HRH Crown Prince Aleksandar II Karađorđević spoke about energy efficiency at the workshop in Belgrade.
Dubai is blazing a new path for cities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by calling attention to energy consumption in buildings and highlighting the lack of data available to benchmark usage rates and measure progress.
The Building Efficiency Accelerator hosted a workshop in Eskişehir for 95 experts in the field to increase building knowledge and capacity.