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Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions Project, NZEB, Lauded by Minister McKenzie Photo caption: Principal Investigators of the Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Promoting Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Building in Jamaica (LGGE) Project, Professors Tara Dasgupta (left) and Anthony Clayton, in conversation... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project Team Meets with National Housing Trust A briefing meeting was held with the management of the National Housing Trust (NHT) on May 26. A key objective of the meeting was to thank and encourage the NHT... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building Architect’s Final Rendering of UWI Net Zero Energy Building The final rendering for the Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) being constructed at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona under the Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Promoting Energy Efficiency... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project Team Meets with Incorporated Masterbuilders Association of Jamaica The UWI Net Zero Energy Building project team held a briefing meeting with the leadership of the Incorporated Masterbuilders Association of Jamaica (IMAJ) on May 10. The specific objectives of... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project Team Meets with University of Technology The UWI Net Zero Energy project team met with the leadership of UTECH on March 24 to discuss the NZEB project objectives and to ensure UTECH’s continued support. The meeting... Read more
NZE Building Working towards NZEBs From The Jamaica Observer – March 26, 2017 Read more
UWI to Host Energy Policy Workshop, March 23, 2017 The University of the West Indies (UWI) will on March 23, 2017, host a workshop to develop a draft policy to promote higher standards of energy efficiency and a transition... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building No more light bills! A new prototype building at UWI shows the way A new project at the University of the West Indies (UWI) is showing the way for Jamaica to improve energy efficiency, reduce light bills, increase disposable incomes, reduce energy imports,... Read more
Construction of the UWI Net Zero Energy Building continues Good progress is being made on the UWI Net Zero Energy Building being constructed on the UWI Mona campus. This will be the Caribbean’s first net zero energy building. Read more
Net Zero Energy Building Project engages Policy Consultant The “Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Promoting Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Building in Jamaica” project of the Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) at The University of the West Indies... Read more
UWI net zero energy building UWI Net zero energy building construction in progress Construction of the UWI net zero energy building on the Mona campus is in progress. Read more
Net zero energy building workshop UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project participates in workshop with architecture students Members of the Net Zero Energy Building Project team Principal Investigator Professor Tara Dasgupta, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, UWI; Louise Fletcher, Mechanical Engineer and Kevin Rodriguez, Project... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project participates in Science and Technology Conference Professor Tara Dasgupta from the UWI Net Zero Energy Project participated in the Scientific Research Council’s 4th Biennial Conference & Expo on November 15th, 2016. The conference was entitled “Science, Technology... Read more
NZEB presentation to JIE The UWI Net Zero Energy Project presents to the Jamaica Institution of Engineers The UWI Net Zero Energy Project presents to the Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE) during JIE Week The UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project team members (Principal Investigator Professor Tara Dasgupta,... Read more
Jamaica Standards Network Meeting The UWI Net Zero Energy Project participates in Jamaica Standards Network Meeting The UWI Net Zero Energy Project participates in the Jamaica Standards Network Meeting hosted by the Bureau of Standards, Jamaica. On September 15th, the UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project team... Read more
Jamaica Standards Network Meeting Professor Anthony Clayton to Speak at Jamaica Standards Network Meeting The public is invited to attend the Jamaica Standards Network Meeting to be held on September 15th at 10am at the Bureau of Standards, Jamaica.   Read more
Kevin Rodriquez, Project Coordinator UWI Net Zero Energy Project Partners With Operation Clean Sweep The UWI Net Zero Energy Project has partnered with Operation Clean Sweep to educate Jamaican community leaders on the UWI Net Zero Energy Project, net zero energy building policies and... Read more
Markets, Infirmaries to Use Zero Energy Building Technologies From the Jamaica Observer – August 17, 2016 Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project Meets with Green Camp Kids August 10, 2016 – UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project Team Coordinator Kevin Rodriguez met with the kids from Green Camp 2016 to discuss Net Zero Energy (NZE) building. Green Camp... Read more
The Times They Are A’Changin’ From the Jamaica Gleaner Blog / Social Impact – August 8, 2016 Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Project Team Meets with Parish Council Members July 28, 2016 – UWI Net Zero Energy (NZE) Building Project Principal Investigator Professor Anthony Clayton and Project Coordinator Mr. Kevin Rodriguez presented to members of the island’s Parish Councils on... Read more
UWI NZEB Project Meets with Minister Desmond McKenzie, Minister of Local Government and Community Development July 27, 2016 – UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project Principal Investigator Professor Anthony Clayton and Project Coordinator Mr. Kevin Rodriguez met with Minister Desmond McKenzie at the Ministry of Local Government... Read more
Jamie Chang of Matalon Homes meets with the NZEB team NZEB Team Meet with Jamie Saulter of Matalon Homes July 26, 2016 – UWI Net Zero Energy Building Project Team Professor Tara Dasgupta and Kevin Rodriguez meet with Matalon Homes Project Manager, Jamie Saulter to discuss Net Zero Energy (NZE)... Read more
UWI Workshop Held on Scientific Mechanism to Reduce Radiation From the Jamaica Information Service (JIS)  – July 8, 2016 Read more
Minister Chang Says Net Zero Energy Building the Right Move Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) technology is an excellent way to leverage the natural environment and conserve energy in Jamaica and the Caribbean according to Hon. Horace Chang, Minister without... Read more
UWI Net Zero Energy Building UWI Breaks Ground for Region’s First Net Zero Energy Building From the University of the West Indies Communications Office – May 11, 2016 Read more
Net Zero Energy Building Jamaica UWI to Construct Region’s First Net Zero Energy Building From the Jamaica Observer – May 12, 2016 Read more
Engineers Welcome Net Zero Energy Building Model From the Jamaica Observer – April 13 2016. Read more

Phase 1 News

The Cost Of Inaction From the Jamaica Observer – May 11 2013 Read more
Wanted: Robust, Enforced Building Codes From the Jamaica Observer – May 1 2013 Read more
Make Buildings Energy, Water Efficient – UWI From the Jamaica Observer – April 3 2013 www.jamaicaobserver.com/environment/Make-buildings-energy–water-efficient—UWI_13991851   Read more
There Is Business In Climate Change From the Jamaica Observer – March 20 2013 Read more