The rise of energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is the “first fuel” in the global energy system.

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), harnessing economically viable energy efficiency investments would facilitate a more efficient allocation of resources across the global economy, with the potential to boost cumulative economic output through 2035 by USD 18 trillion.

We asked several leading experts for their thoughts on the impact that energy efficiency can have on climate change around the globe and the standards being developed to address the growing market.

November/December 2016

The rise of energy efficiency

Experts give us their thoughts on the impact that energy efficiency can have on climate change around the globe and the standards being developed to address the growing market.

or order the paper copy (annual subscription only)

Spotlight

Fighting the fossil fuel challenge

Energy efficiency is one of the most effective ways of tackling climate change. Here, Brian Motherway, Head of Energy Efficiency at the International Energy Agency (IEA), tells us how standards are essential tools in driving our use of energy down. 

There has never been more urgency to find ways to reduce our energy consumption

Brian Motherway, Head of Energy Efficiency, IEA 

 

Also in this issue

About ISOfocus

Published in English, French and Spanish six times per year, ISOfocus is your gateway to International Standards. Whether a multinational enterprise faced with major decisions or a small business looking for ideas, ISOfocus seeks to provide both the kind of overviews that strategic planners need and the little details that can make a big difference.

See all issues »

Want to reuse an article?

Articles may be reproduced for non-commercial purposes only. These may not be modified and must be properly referenced, with due credit to ISO being given. ISO may revoke this permission at its sole discretion.
For enquiries, please contact copyright@iso.org.

ISO Update, Supplement

See and subscribe to the new standards and projects.

Default ISOfocus
Elizabeth Gasiorowski-Denis
Editor-in-Chief of ISOfocus

+41 22 749 03 25