01 Oct 2017

The reduction of the energy consumption and carbon emissions in the building sector is an important target for actions to mitigate the climate changes and different actions are being carried out to promote a transition to a low carbon built environment.

Journal article
07 Mar 2018

The global buildings sector is responsible for 30% of final energy consumption and more than 55% of global electricity demand.

11 Oct 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program (BECP) periodically evaluates national and state-level impacts associated with energy codes in residential and commercial buildings. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), funded by DOE, conducted an assessment of the prospective impacts of national model building energy codes from 2010 through 2040.

Draft report
20 Jun 2017

Policies that promote green growth need to be founded on a good understanding of the determinants of green growth and need to be supported with appropriate indicators to monitor progress. This book is an update of the 2014 edition.

19 Jun 2017

This book uses energy and economic models to assess the potential for further energy-efficient improvements in the transport, building, industry and power sectors of China.

25 Sep 2018

Buildings are one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, accounting for over half of total city emissions on average, and a significant source of air pollution. Currently, half a million people die each year due to outdoor air pollution caused by energy used in buildings.

17 May 2018

The slides were to teach the fundamentals of energy efficiency policies that can be used to reduce energy use in buildings and how energy efficiency policies can enable effective investment and finance for energy efficiency in buildings. 

09 Jun 2016

The content discussed how to go about developing policies that prioritised energy efficiency for building by consulting with key stakeholders. The purpose of the slides is to teach emerging professionals in the emerging economies about how targets and policies can be used in tandem to meet energy and development goals.

09 Jun 2016

The content of these slides was to identify, prioritise and quantify these policy options for interventions to rapidly increase energy efficiency during the change of government and the incoming government. The purpose is to teach emerging professionals in the emerging economies about building energy efficiency policies that can be used to reduce energy use in buildings.

12 Aug 2013

This report which is published in the context of Project on Promoting Energy Efficincy in Buildings in Turkey, is designed for policy makers at all levels of government and other relevant stakeholders who seek practical ways to develop, support, monitor or modify energy efficiency policies in their home country and abroad.

Policy report
04 Dec 2017

Evidence gathered by the International Energy Agency has identified six critical factors to guide policy makers in realising potential savings in both new and existing buildings through the modernisation of building energy codes.

Briefing paper
02 Nov 2016

Since 2010, United Nations Environment (UNEP) has produced annual Emissions Gap Reports based on requests by countries for an independent scientific assessment of how actions and pledges by countries affect the global greenhouse gas emissions trend, and how this compares to emissions trajectories consistent with the long-term goal of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN

Annual Report