The pioneering pledge at COP28 is intended to reduce cooling-related emissions by 68% by 2050, which will also deliver trillions in savings and provide life-saving, sustainable cooling in a warming world.
Low Carbon Buildings
The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has developed a framework to weave social impact into the construction sector's low-carbon transition.
C40 Cities has launched a new project to establish best practices for the development of inclusive, decarbonised urban environments.
A new analysis by Danfoss found that the demand-side flexibility technology alone can achieve annual societal cost savings of €10.5 billion by 2030, cut consumer energy bills and save CO2 emissions.
Retrofits of buildings are stalling in several G20 countries in Europe as emissions are rising in the US, according to a new study.
Jennifer Thomson, chief product officer at MachineMax, argues that the abundance of accessible data, coupled with state-of-the-art telematics and data solutions, instils optimism in decarbonising construction.
Carbon-negative sustainable home-building startup Aro Homes has completed its first home in collaboration with a renowned design firm.
From pledges to set science-based emissions reduction targets to tools for the construction industry, in this weekly round-up we explore the latest developments regarding corporate initiatives, sustainability reports and key industry updates.
Perkins & Will and Healthy Building Network have released two pioneering reports to inform the selection of sustainable construction materials.
In this week's roundup of disruptive technology, we delve into three recent trends that are rapidly entering into the mainstream.