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Consumers demand low-carbon housing

Consumers demand low-carbon housing

A YouGov poll shows that the majority of residents believe local authorities should deny building requests for buildings built with a high-carbon footprint.

Los Angeles confronts climate change on the streets

Los Angeles confronts climate change on the streets

The city has launched the first of 10 projects that aim to lower neighbourhood temperatures and advance the goals of the LA mayor’s Green New Deal.

Test project shows how Tampere's buildings can lower their carbon footprint

Test project shows how Tampere's buildings can lower their carbon footprint

The smart district heating project by Tampere Power Utility and a student housing foundation uses AI and apartment-specific sensors to reduce energy consumption and cost.

NYC targets nine facilities for deep energy retrofits

NYC targets nine facilities for deep energy retrofits

A deep energy retrofit aims to achieve a 50 per cent or greater reduction in building energy usage and can reduce carbon emissions 30 per cent or more.

Columbus: first US city to meet ozone compliance rules

Columbus: first US city to meet ozone compliance rules

Several federal regulations pertaining to fuel and motor vehicle emission standards decreased emissions to help the area achieve the standard.

Pittsburgh calculates environmental and economic impact of its infrastructure

Pittsburgh calculates environmental and economic impact of its infrastructure

The US city is using the Siemens City Performance Tool to identify a technology roadmap to help it reduce carbon emissions by 50 per cent by 2030.