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

UK citizens ‘largely oblivious’ to deadly impact of indoor air pollution

Veolia suggests despite poor indoor air quality potentially contributes to 20,000 premature deaths in the UK each year

Ireland offers €6m for energy efficient buildings

Participants must embed energy-saving measures in the design of their projects

New industry task group to define net zero carbon buildings

It will bring together more than 30 experts from across the building value chain