SDG 7 Affordable and clean energyProgress in every area of sustainable energy falls short of what is needed to achieve energy access for all and to meet targets for renewable energy and energy efficiency. Meaningful improvements will require higher levels of financing and bolder policy commitments, together with the willingness of countries to embrace new technologies on a much wider scale.

The world’s energy consumption is the dominant contributor to climate change, accounting for around 60% of total global greenhouse gas emissions. Curbing the carbon intensity of energy use is a key objective in mitigating the potentially devastating effects of climate change. One way this can be achieved is by significantly increasing the energy efficiency of the buildings we live and work in, which would significantly reduce the amount of energy we need to use to keep those buildings well-lit and properly heated.

FastLane, Royal HaskoningDHV’s building renovation decision-making tool, can aid governmental bodies and building owners in their efforts towards achieving energy efficiency. Through FastLane’s 8-step process we cooperate with our clients to tailor-make the energy efficiency solutions that their buildings require. Read more