Tag: energy efficiency

The CARICOM Regional Energy Efficiency Building Code

The Basics The CARICOM Regional Energy Efficiency Building Code (CREEBC) has been, perhaps, the single most talked about document concerning energy efficiency in buildings in recent months. The Code, which was passed by the region’s ministers at the CARICOM Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) in 2018 has since picked up momentum, sparking talks […]

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CROSQ’s Unique Role in Energy in CARICOM

As the regional organisation that focusses on the perpetuation of quality in all aspects of life, the energy sector is the newest area in which CROSQ is becoming critically involved. In 2013 CROSQ received a mandate from the CARICOM Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) to introduce quality into the energy sector. The journey […]

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CROSQ Releases New Energy Efficiency Standards

Standards developed in collaboration with the International Code Council and ASHRAE CROSQ releases new energy efficiency standards developed in collaboration with the International Code Council and ASHRAE The new codes will help Member States improve the energy efficiency of their buildings and support energy conservation efforts March 21, 2019, Washington, D.C. : The International Code […]

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Sensitisation Sessions Begin for Regional Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme

October 19, 2018. Bridgetown, Barbados. A Regional Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme for select appliances is about to get underway in a few CARICOM pilot countries, and sensitisation efforts are set to kick off this month beginning in St. Lucia.  The Draft Energy Efficiency Standards for refrigerators and light bulbs, namely compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and […]

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