The World Cares


* The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meeting in Copenhagen in December 2009 was tasked to agree reduction targets for post 2012; the end of the first commitment period of Kyoto Protocol. The challenge was to get countries to align their energy policies towards cutting their emissions to prevent global temperature from rising 2°C above pre-industrial levels, or at 450 ppm of CO2-equivalent.

* Energy saving is becoming a very important topic among the global leaders, both in developed and developing countries.

* New EU legislation on carbon emissions, energy efficiency, waste, recycling and water is out in 2009; other countries will follow soon and are moving rapidly towards introducing charges / penalties for GHG emissions.

* The trend will be that carbon reporting will become compulsory.

* In Australia a large number of businesses (are) & will be required to monitor and report their energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, particularly relevant to sectors such as commercial buildings and vehicle fleets.

* The UK government recently amended the Climate Change Bill to strongly encourage all UK listed companies to include details of GHG emissions in their annual reports.

A Solution To Reduce GHG Emissions

* Buildings in major cities consume about 89% of electricity used territory-wide and are a major source of the GHG emissions which increase the risk of dangerous climate change.

* Most of a building’s energy consumption comes from its operational practices such as cooling, heating and lighting; in which lighting accounts for 60%+ of electricity consumption in a commercial building.

* Energy efficiency is one of the quickest, cheapest, cleanest ways to address reducing emissions.

* LED lamps use 75% less electricity and have a longer life...
LED lighting is definitely one of the solutions in reducing
power consumption and GHG emissions.