IES - Earth Day 2020

24 April 2020
As Earth Day celebrates 50 years as the largest worldwide environmental movement, IES recently reached its own milestone - 25 years of reducing the impact of buildings on our planet.

In that time, we’ve learned that the built environment accounts for 40% of the world’s energy use. And with the race to zero-carbon now well and truly on, we need to avert from the norm to make real, substantial change, before it's too late.


Today's Earth Day is very different. The usual busy cities and towns are quiet and buildings usually full of people are closed. The COVID-19 crisis reminds us just how fragile life is, and how much more we need to protect our planet in the future.


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