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Research Report - January 01, 1988

This report examines trends in residential appliance efficiency, opportunities for further improvements, policy initiatives that could have significant impact on equipment efficiency, and residential energy use forecasts. It was prepared for the Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress...

Research Report - January 01, 1988

In this report, trends are examined in commercial building equipment efficiency, opportunities for further improvements, policy initiatives that could have significant impact on equipment efficiency, and commercial sector energy use forecasts. It was prepared for the Office of Technology...

Research Report - December 01, 1987

This compendium comprehensively describes the range of rebate programs conducted by 59 utilities and profiles each. Conclusions about how rebate programs can be designed and evaluated most effectively are offered. Prepared in cooperation with the Consumer Energy Council of America Research...

Research Report - February 01, 1987

This study documents ways in which electricity conservation can save consumers and utilities billions of dollars. It demonstrates that cost-effective, more efficient end-use technologies can reduce electricity consumption in the ECAR region— a major acid rain-emitting area of the Midwest — by...

Research Report - January 01, 1987

This report reviews the accomplishments of the federal energy conservation R&D program in the coming years. Seven case studies of R&D successes in buildings, components, and equipment are included. The study has been selected for publication in the 1987 Annual Review of Energy.

Research Report - February 01, 1986

This major report analyzes the potential for electricity conservation in seven residential end uses?refrigerating, freezing, water heating, lighting, central air conditioning, cooking, and clothes drying. The analysis is based on the Pacific Gas and Electric Company service territory. It...

Research Report - January 01, 1986

This report discusses a variety of promising technologies and illustrates how their use can benefit consumers, utilities, and the economy of a country. It also examines the obstacles to introducing end-use efficiency improvements, and presents policy and program alternatives to stimulate...

Research Report - June 18, 1983

A report on the performance and economics of efficient residential appliances, programs which could foster their adoption and related policy issues for concerned federal, state and local energy officials, utility conservation program managers and other citizens interested in efficient energy use...

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