07 Sep 2018
Journal article
This study describes the results of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) applied to 24 statistically-based dwelling archetypes, representative of the EU housing stock in 2010. The aim is to quantify the...
31 Mar 2018
Report
Evidence-based decision making (EBDM) is a framework that has yielded huge benefits in fields ranging from medicine to social policy.
10 Feb 2017
Report
Urban Efficiency II: Seven Innovative City Programmes for Existing Building Energy Efficiency builds on research in the successful predecessor “Urban Efficiency” Report and captures seven new detailed city case studies...
19 Jun 2017
Book
This book uses energy and economic models to assess the potential for further energy-efficient improvements in the transport, building, industry and power sectors of China.
01 Oct 2019
Guide
This guide is a planning resource for small to medium-sized companies involved in the buildings sector value chain. This includes building materials suppliers, trades and contractors, transport companies and architects,...
05 Nov 2019
Guide
This guide acts as a practical reference for the design of high-performance, low-carbon commercial buildings. The target audience is everyone involved in the creation of new commercial buildings, from architects,...
01 Oct 2019
Report
It was a whirlwind year for energy efficiency in 2019 at the state level. Many legislatures and governors established the transition to clean energy and reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
27 Apr 2018
Journal article
In order to achieve long-term targets for energy savings and emission reductions, substantial savings will be needed from existing buildings.
23 Dec 2015
Working paper
This working paper brings together the findings of the first stage in this study, which focusses on the identification of 'macro-objectives' for the environmental performance of the EU building stock...
30 Apr 2018
Journal article
Reliably reducing the emissions in the building sector plays a crucial role if the 1.5°C climate target from the Paris Agreement is to be met. The observed trends show a...
14 Jun 2019
Report
The energy agenda under the G20 Presidency of Japan focuses on the theme of “accelerating the virtuous circle of environmental protection and economic growth by innovation”.
04 Feb 2019
Report
This report acknowledges the strong calls from energy consumer groups, and many in the building and building products sectors, to improve the affordability of operating new and existing homes.