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Written by Andrew Townsend MCIOB for the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Carbon Action 2050 initiative, this report highlights the magnitude and complexity of the challenges involved in decarbonising the construction industry. The report recommends connecting to the long-term energy source earlier, putting measures in place to encourage subcontractors and the supply chain to reduce their own carbon footprint, and the use of energy efficient site accomodation.
Post date: 25 Jan 2012
Type: Publication

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Post date: 25 Jan 2012
Type: News

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Post date: 25 Jan 2012
Type: News

“Everyone knows reducing carbon is the issue of our time. But with all the information out there we risk losing sight of the important steps that can be made now. Our plan pulls together practical actions that construction, and its stakeholders, anywhere in the world can take today which will make a real difference,” said Alan Crane, President of the CIOB.
Post date: 25 Jan 2012
Type: News

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Post date: 25 Jan 2012
Type: News

Retrofitting multifamily buildings in New York City has largely relied on public subsidies, a limited resource that has constrained the industry’s ability to scale. Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation instigated this project to encourage the financial industry to scale up private financing of building energy efficiency retrofits.
Post date: 24 Jan 2012
Type: Publication

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Post date: 23 Jan 2012
Type: Event

Until 20 January, Covenant of Mayors Signatories are encouraged to take part in a user survey aimed at better defining the scope of this platform. Please click here to read more.
Post date: 19 Jan 2012
Type: News

For more information about the films, please click here. To learn more about the largest green roof in Europe, houses that can be heated for €1 a day or wind turbine profits which finance the reconstruction of a church, visit the media section of the Covenant of Mayors website and watch the videos!
Post date: 16 Jan 2012
Type: News

To download the report from the ACEEE website, please click here.
Post date: 16 Jan 2012
Type: Publication