Cities andBuilt Environment
February 2012 Activities
Emerging Trends in Smart GridTechnologies
Takayuki Shintani specializes in researching trends within the ICTsector
. In February he’ll be sharing his
insights via a blog post onsome of the key issues emerging in the global smart grid sector,including a look at what progress is being made in Japan.
Improving Energy EfficiencyThrough Behavior Change: Anintroduction
A significant portion of a building
’s energy use is
related to howthe occupants use it - more than half in some cases. In this2degrees Sustainability Essentials Guide
to the topic we’ll be
looking at questions such as the difference between behavior and
attitude, why it’s important to businesses
trying to be moreefficient and environmentally conscious, and the barriers todelivering on behavior change.
We’ll also be running a webinar on
behavior change later in the month
Sustainable Supply Chains:Addressing the big challenges
The Action Sustainability Annual Conference will give you the
chance to discover how to work with your supply chain to deliversustainability and value. The conference will provide new ideasand fresh approaches to some of the BIG sustainability challengeswe all face from an exciting pool of leading procurement andsustainability experts. The conference takes place in CentralLondon and 2degrees members can access a special 15% discount.Please email Stephen Kennett for the reference code to use whenbooking.
We’ve heard a lot about how the smart grid will transform the way
electricity is delivered and consumed. But water may be the nextmajor resource to get the smart grid treatment. In this webinar
we’ll find out how water monitoring and conservation can be
improved using smart grid technologies.