Those looking to embark on green energy training courses might be interested to read the comments of one construction expert, who believes that the key to energy-efficient properties is their initial structure.

Kymenski Kemp, founder and president of Caribbean Greensafe, a construction, consulting and development firm, told Tribune Business that buildings could save 30-50 per cent more energy if builders were to focus more on the basic framework of houses.

Mr Kemp recently set up his company as "a one-stop shop" for the supply, design and development of eco-friendly building materials, homes and structures.

"It's very feasible to be in the 30 to 50 per cent [energy] savings range without going to alternative energy sources yet and, in some cases, you can even leapfrog that - up to 60 to 70 per cent," he stated.

In related news, an innovative new indoor climate solution for small and medium-sized buildings was recently launched by WindowMaster in an attempt to save enough energy to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.