Beyond energy efficiency and individual behaviours

Behaviours

Labanca, N., Bertoldi, P. (2018) ‘Beyond energy efficiency and individual behaviours: policy insights from social practice theories’, Energy Policy, Volume115, Pages 494-502 A new paper ‘Beyond energy efficiency and individual behaviours: policy insights from social practice theories’ argues for the application of an ‘energy justice’ approach to policy making, suggesting […]

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CSEF New Laboratory Facilities

CSEF laboratory drawing

CSEF New Laboratory Facilities Centre for Sustainable Energy use in Food Chains (CSEF) new laboratory and waste heat recovery unit. Since the establishment of CSEF the team has attracted significant funding and established a strong reputation for research in energy efficiency and demand reduction in the food and other energy-intensive […]

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Bedazzled by Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

Bedazzled by Energy Efficiency In this article, Kris de Decker considers how the focus on energy efficiency causes present ways of life to be non-negotiable, and discusses how transforming present ways of life is key to mitigating climate change and decreasing our dependence on fossil fuels. Kris de Decker is […]

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UKERC & CIED energy efficiency report

energy efficiency

Energy efficiency could save the UK £7.5 billion by 2035 according to a new report from the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) and the UK Energy Research Council (UKERC). The authors stress the importance of energy efficiency in buildings to reducing both household bills and the UK’s energy […]

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