News tagged with energy efficiency

Designing the future of rail travel

Increased traffic, congestion, security of energy supply and climate change are just some of the many pressing issues that the EU currently faces. In order to fully tackle these challenges, the railway sector must modernise ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Virtual models to make cities greener

Making a city or district energy smart is, first and foremost, an exercise in good planning. However, such green planning tools are still in their infancy. The trouble is that every city is different, every district unique. ...

dateJan 30, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Green walls, effective acoustic insulation

Zaloa Azkorra, an agricultural engineer of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, is conducting research at the University School of Mining and Public Works Engineering into the benefits provided by green walls. The ...

dateJan 05, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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