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New Standards for Air Conditioning

Air conditioning can help improve people’s productivity and life quality especially those who lives in warm climates, according to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP, 2017). In Indonesia, the demand of air conditioner (AC) is growing rapidly as the standard of living improves. The global AC stock is expected to increase from 660 million units in 2015 to more than ...

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Electric cars way of future

Presidential regulation prepared to incentivize electric vehicle production Regulation, adjusted tax to help RI compete with neighboring countries: Minister The government has said that Indonesia has the potential to become an exporter of electric vehicles in the future, even though regulations on the industry are not yet in place and production will not begin anytime soon. A proposed presidential regulation ...

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Good time for RI to push clean energy, experts say

The continuous decline in oil prices that has led to a lower contribution to national revenue should be a wake-up call for the government to immediately kick off fiscal reform that would speed up the use of renewable energy, a recent discussion said. According to a new report released by the Canada-based International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), most revenue ...

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Mandatory green buildings aim to save on energy costs

For metropolitan Jakarta, a green building is no longer a mere concept. With a gubernatorial regulation on “green” buildings issued in 2012, the administration set mandatory requirements for buildings to be built based on eco-friendly principals that can lower their environmental impacts. The regulation, the first green building code in the country, stipulates that any developer who wants to construct ...

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