Category Archives: Standards and Regulations

Partners Focus on Financing Efficient Cooling in Caribbean

Caribbean and German development partners are collaborating to transform the cooling and energy efficiency sectors in the Region. The partners will conduct regional training workshops on the Economic Rationale for Energy Efficiency in the Cooling Sector next week in St. Kitts and Nevis. The Energy Programme of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat; the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB); and the Deutsche

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GEF-UNEP ESD PROJECT – SECOND MEETING OF THE REGIONAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE (RCC)

BUCCAMENT BAY RESORT, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
12-13 OCTOBER 2015
The Regional Coordination Committee (RCC) is required to meet annually, during the project period. The purpose of the RCC Meeting is to review the status of coordination and implementation of project activities and their adherence to the work plan set forth in the project document and approve any modifications/revisions as may be necessary.

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US Energy Department Invests $14 Million in Innovative Building Efficiency Technologies

July 15, 2014: The Energy Department today announced up to $14 million in funding for 15 research and development projects to support technologies that will contribute to advancing early-stage, breakthrough energy-efficient solutions for buildings and homes. These projects will help building managers and homeowners reduce energy demand, save money and accelerate the deployment of clean energy technologies. Seven incubator projects

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MEPS

MEPS The development of Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) for lighting, refrigerators, fans, and air conditioners will increase the efficiency of energy use in buildings and increase use of energy conservation.  With appropriate institutional support MEPS are an effective way to increase the energy efficiency of products. By specifying a minimum energy performance level they prevent inefficient products from entering the marketplace.

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