Wave of businesses vow to make their buildings net zero by 2030

The World Green Building Council signatories are also striving towards all buildings worldwide generating net zero emissions by 2050

EU bank lends £200m for nearly-zero energy buildings in Sweden

Swedish property company Wallenstam will use the financing to build sustainable affordable housing projects across the country

Vast majority of US builders are installing efficiency measures in new homes

A new report shows this is the case regardless of it they consider the home they are building to be green

BP invests in Chinese AI energy management tech specialist

R&B’s energy management systems are designed to predict, control and improve a building’s energy use

Global energy use projected to nearly double by 2050

Most of this will be focused in regions where strong economic growth is driving demand, particularly in Asia

New rules for low carbon heating in Scottish homes

The regulations will also be phased in for non-domestic buildings given consent to build from 2024

Chicago leads US in energy-efficient office space

Chicago’s percentage of certified green office space increased to 71.1% in 2019, up from nearly 70% last year

Scotland fires up £30m fund for low carbon heating

The Scottish Government is providing up to 50% of the total eligible costs of a project, up to a maximum of £10m each

Property consultancy JLL targets net zero UK buildings by 2030

The company has pledged to train employees on net zero carbon buildings as well as offer it to clients and help them develop a net zero carbon strategy

Energy efficiency in Serbia gets €2.5m boost

The financing will help improve the energy efficiency of up to 40 multi-storey buildings to help lower energy consumption and reduce CO2 levels