Appliance and Equipment Efficiency Standards: History, Impacts, Current Status, and Future Directions

Research Report A963

Authors

Steve Nadel and David Goldstein

Description:

Traces the history of standards, beginning with planning for power plant siting and electric reliability in the 1960s and proceeding to 1996. It includes an analysis of the potential savings from new standards under development and a status report on standard-setting rulemakings now underway.