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Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency 2018

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Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

Apr 23, 2018 12:00 EDT - May 27, 2018 08:00 EDT
1st review
CoLab members create proposals

May 27, 2018 08:00 EDT - May 27, 2018 08:00 EDT
Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

May 27, 2018 08:00 EDT - Jul 15, 2018 08:00 EDT
Finalist selection
Expert judges select finalists

Jul 15, 2018 08:00 EDT - Aug 7, 2018 04:00 EDT
Voting period
Public Voting Period

Aug 7, 2018 04:00 EDT - Aug 31, 2018 05:00 EDT
Winners awarded
Winners are announced for the Judges’ and Popular Choice Awards

Aug 31, 2018 05:00 EDT
What innovative solutions can help improve energy efficiency across a range of corporate facilities?

Buildings account for approximately 1/3 of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Large commercial and industrial buildings are particularly energy and capital intensive, and represent one of the most important targets for GHG reduction actions that can be undertaken by business.  The operators of many of these buildings are exploring and seeking new ideas that can most effectively make these buildings -- and the business and industrial operations they enable -- more efficient, more controllable, smarter and more responsive to new smart grids. This contest is looking for specific project proposals from business to target deep energy efficiency initiatives in one or more major buildings - flagship facilities, headquarters, manufacturing facilities, and/or across a network of retail stores or supply chain facilities. These projects will ideally combine deep reductions in GHG emissions from electricity, thermal and process energy, while also leading to a more cost-effective and sustainable facility. This contest is also seeking contributions from Climate CoLab and the Horizon18 communities to help refine and develop these proposals. 

Winning projects and the most important contributions to those projects will be selected by the Horizon18 organizers for inclusion and presentation at the Horizon18 Clean Economy Solutions Summit in Boston, US on October 10-11, 2018.

20 Proposals
Horizontal axis windmills with dynamic shutters - closer to the consumer, cheaper and faster to build - blend w/ the urban landscape
ACs cool air in the building & do not cool the biggest source of indoor heat - building structure. Cool the structure, it will cool the rest
We need more ENERGY MANGERS. Were there enough private drivers before uber?N0 Correlate built a platform to provide EnergyManagers OnDemand
Wenu Work is a Chilean B Corporation which puts technology in the service of energy and operational efficiency.
Current NZEB only depend on PV for electricity. One choice limits potentiality. Why not design heat engine to drive generator as 2nd choice?
Focus on 1st of the 3 R 'reduce'- Designing the buildings in an efficient way can bring a drastic reduction in the energy consumption
"Black Pavilion" is a project for a self-cooling skyscraper designed for the conditions of the equatorial and subequatorial climate zone.
Using renewable energy sources, carbon sink material and techniques to ensure carbon footprint free buildings.
We provide access to renewable energy without being necessary to install solar panels, for our club members everything is online and easy.
Very light, very cheap, thin lenses of acrylic material already created by me reaching 2000 degree for cheap electricity generation.
My invention; Power Source Circuits; and/or Microchip Electronics that generate electricity and enhanced power for devices' functionality.
Solutions to improve energy efficiency within Corporate exist, all we lack is proper training of corporate employees on existing solutions.
Decrease input power in electric generating and increase electric power production will decrease GHG emissions in increase economic growth.
Concentrate sunlight; while keeping it perpendicular to earth, when inside rotate and reflect off mirrors; use spotlight in absence of sun.
The Multipurpose Hybrid Electric vehicle that drives various different systems which is inbuilt on vehicle,so as to overcum wastage problems
Heat & Cool without Fossil Fuel while building Soil Carbon, Burn the Hydro-C Gases, not Elemental-C in Biomass, with that Carbon for SOILS.
Hydrophneumatic system avoids over head tank and provide required pressure at house which further avoids underground tank and house pumps.
Capturing all waste for methane, solar panels on roof for electrolysis of grey water, to make on-demand HHO gas for 24/7 burn turbines
Refrigeration units often run with clogged condenser coils. Keeping those coils clean will save electric energy now being wasted.