Author Archives: Devon Gardner

Building Energy Use

Choice of Technologies The diversity of available brands and technologies for lighting, and the ease with which light globes are replaced makes it particularly important that this sector is subject to MEPS. It is also acknowledged that for these reasons, lighting is one of the most difficult technologies to regulate. Furthermore, the ease with which light globes are transported makes

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Five Caribbean States Join Pilot for Energy Efficiency

BELMOPAN, Belize, Aug 23 2013 (IPS) – Every year, the Caribbean’s electric sector burns through approximately 30 million barrels of fuel. Overall, the region imports in excess of 170 million barrels of petroleum products annually. Dr. Al Binger, technical coordinator for the recently launched multi-million-dollar Energy for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Caribbean Buildings Project, said that the region must now

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Project Launch

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre launched a four year (2013- 2017) multi-million dollar regional energy efficiency project on August 13, 2013. The US$12,484,500 Energy for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Caribbean Buildings Project, which is jointly funded by a grant (US$4,859,000) from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), and co-financing in the sum of US$7,625,500 from the Centre and five Caribbean

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