Energy Efficiency & Sustainability in Local Government : Conference, 16-17 March, Melbourne, Australia

EARLY BIRD TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE UNTIL FRIDAY 19 FEBRUARY! A four-day conference in Melbourne with a focus on Adaptation, Resilience & Renewables, Energy Efficient Lighting & Infrastructure. From the website: “Local councils are increasingly under pressure in the face of constraints on rate income to maintain existing service commitments. Councils need to be more strategic in…

First Prize for “Common Efficacy” Project Proposal: Energy Efficiency in Historic Centres

This interesting project proposal in Portugal by Nelson Brito, Sergio Brito and Rute Oliveira Castela, won first prize of the “Urban Services and Connected City” in the VINCI “2020 Global Climate Challenge”. It provides a good model to follow elsewhere. The project addresses energy efficiency in historic centres by involving urban stakeholders – local community and local policy players – working…