The 2030 Blueprint

Posted: September 5, 2008 by admin , Category:Architecture 2030

I was reading today about the presentation that Ed Mazria gave at the National Clean Energy Summit last month, it was really great to hear him pushing how important reducing a buildings energy consumption is as part of the mix required to create carbon neutral buildings.

“We tend to rush toward the complex when trying to solve a daunting problem, but in this case, simplicity wins. Better buildings, responsible energy use and renewable energy choices are all we need to tackle both energy independence and climate change,” said Mazria.

We’ve always stressed in everything we do that reducing the energy requirements of a building must be the first step you take before considering low carbon technologies or renewables etc., so great to see figures supporting this….

From their 2030 Blueprint

Welcome to very exciting times here at IES. Our new link to Google SketchUp, we think, is a real game changer and means there’re no longer any barriers for considering energy performance and the Architecture 2030 Challenge right from the very earliest stages of design. However, you can read all about the benefits of the […]

To Blog or not to Blog?

Posted : August 22, 2008 by Don

Well the answer is To Blog and therefore welcome to the new IES Blog. I’ve been volunteered by our Marketing Team to write the first entry. No pressure then. So what can I write about that will wow you? Well, I don’t want to do that. This Blog will not be about marketing, but about […]

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