New facades enhance energy efficiency of buildings

Recently, two researchers from UPM have developed a ventilated fa├žade with a double chamber and flow control device that significantly saves energy in buildings. This sustainable, efficient solution can be applied in both ...

Opinion: A 'cleanish' energy target gets us nowhere

It seems that the one certainty about any clean energy target set by the present government is that it will not drive sufficient progress towards a clean, affordable, reliable energy future. At best, it will provide a safety ...

Lighting the way to the future

The highly inefficient incandescent light bulb is now a thing of the past, banned from European supermarket shelves in favour of more efficient lighting. The ban is part of the EU's strategy to reduce overall energy consumption ...

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