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GSEP Supports Cool Roof Pilot Project on Low-Income Housing in Jasdan, India

Thursday, May 22, 2014
GSEP Supports Cool Roof Pilot Project on Low-Income Housing in Jasdan, India

Pilot will help inform larger scale projects and cool surface policies in India

A new pilot project will use cool surfaces and other energy-efficient technologies in low-income housing in Jasdan, India, to help cool the homes and lower residents’ energy bills. The Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) Cool Roofs and Pavements Working Group is supporting the pilot project in collaboration with the local nonprofit Sustainable Urban Climate Change & Energy Efficiency Development (SUCCEED).

GSEP Helps Mexico Identify Significant Energy and Emissions Savings from Cool Roofs

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
GSEP Helps Mexico Identify Significant Energy and Emissions Savings from Cool Roofs

A national study of the potential impacts of cool roofs and surfaces in Mexico finds that switching to cool roofs could help commercial and residential buildings realize typical energy savings of around 7% and 18%, respectively. The study was conducted as part of a comprehensive “Cool Roofs Action Plan” developed through support from the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) and adopted by Mexico’s National Commission on Energy Efficiency (CONUEE) in 2012. 

World Energy Leaders Highlight Progress and Announce New Actions on Clean Energy at Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
World Energy Leaders Highlight Progress and Announce New Actions on Clean Energy at Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial

Under the theme of “Act Together, Think Creative,” CEM5 focused on accelerating the transition to a global clean energy economy

On 12–13 May, energy leaders from the world’s largest economies and others gathered in Seoul for the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) to strategize next steps in their efforts to accelerate the deployment of clean and efficient energy. Energy ministers and other high-level delegates highlighted progress made through the Ministerial’s collaborative initiatives and announced new and expanded actions that will enhance clean energy supply, improve energy efficiency, and expand clean energy access around the world. 

Assessing Energy Savings from "Cool Roofs" on Residential and Non-­residential Buildings in Mexico

Monday, May 12, 2014
Assessing Energy Savings from "Cool Roofs" on Residential and Non-­residential Buildings in Mexico

This study assesses the potential impacts of cool roof adoption in 7 major cities covering each of Mexico’s 6 climate zones. Each demonstrated significant potential for cool roofs to save energy, the associated energy costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Evaluación del impacto del uso de Cool Roof en el ahorro de energia en edificaciones no-residenciales y residenciales en Mexico

Monday, May 12, 2014
Evaluación del impacto del uso de Cool Roof en el ahorro de energia en edificaciones no-residenciales y residenciales en Mexico

Mexico Cool Roofs Impact Study - Spanish-Language version

This is the Spanish-language version of a study assessing the potential impacts of cool roof adoption in 7 major cities covering each of Mexico’s 6 climate zones. Each demonstrated significant potential for cool roofs to save energy, the associated energy costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.

South African Cool Surfaces Association (SACSA) Launched

Friday, February 28, 2014
South African Cool Surfaces Association (SACSA) Launched

GSEP teams with SANEDI, Energy Department to support cool surfaces in South Africa

The South African Cool Surfaces Association (SACSA) will advance the use of cool roofs to improve the thermal comfort, energy efficiency, and sustainability of buildings.

Cool Roofs and Cool Pavements Toolkit

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The Cool Roofs and Pavements Toolkit provides an array of tools to support and encourage adoption of cool roofs and pavements.
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