Category Archives: Retail

Buildings Don’t Need To Breathe Only People Do!

Warsaw 14 February, 2013

Campus OneCommercial buildings which do not achieve Air Tightness often waste 20% to 40% of the total energy that they consume. When the building envelope is not tight energy is simply lost to the outside. Defective roof lights, smoke hatches and curtain walls, a result of poor design, defective construction, or incomplete… Read More

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SOLIDEA’s EVE® and the Book of Building Benchmark’s 2013 Retail Shopping Centres

Vienna, January 2013

Retail Shopping Centre Owners firmly focus on their REP benchmarks as Retailers continue to tighten their belts in 2013.

During 2013 Retail Energy Performance [REP] will be as critical to the Retail Centre Manager as it is to the Retailer. SOLIDEA collates REP data through its… Read More

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Green Coffee Grinds Feedstock

Gothenburg September 29, 2012

There is not an industry more focussed on being green than the Coffeehouse business right now. On the high street its all about green credibility. There is much debate about in store waste and renewable coffee cups, not to mention what to do with the spent beans or “grinds” as… Read More

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Supermarket, Hypermarket, ZNE, with a little help from EVE fossil fuel free……

Portland, Oregon, August 26, 2012

Supermarkets and Hypermarkets work on very low profit margins, as low as 3% of sales. Their business model, put simply, is to provide the retail customer the biggest choice and lowest market price all under one roof.

Over the last decade energy costs in retail have doubled and by 2013 the cost of… Read More

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