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Building efficiency 2013

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Jun 1, 2012 12:00 EDT - Jun 16, 2013 02:59 EDT
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Jun 16, 2013 03:00 EDT - Jun 30, 2013 11:59 EDT
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Jul 1, 2013 12:00 EDT - Jul 21, 2013 02:59 EDT
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Jul 21, 2013 03:00 EDT - Aug 31, 2013 11:59 EDT
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Sep 1, 2013 12:00 EDT
How can greenhouse gas emissions from buildings be reduced?

The IPCC estimates that buildings will account for over 25 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 and that nearly half of these emissions can be avoided at modest cost. This contest seeks proposals on how emissions from buildings can be reduced, with a focus on increasing energy efficiency. See more...

4 Proposals
Sep 1, 2013
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Streetlamps are part of the city’s street furniture. Their Electricity consumption represents a high percentage of a small-size city budget.
Jan 21, 2014
Using energy efficiency as an incentive for formalization of illegal buildings in Montenegro
Sep 1, 2013
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A smart green roof that can couple or decouple its thermal mass with the space to help with cooling in the summer and heating in the winter.
Sep 1, 2013
0% APR Financing. Green buildings deserve to cost the same amount up front as the least costly alternative.