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White Paper - April 24, 2019

Both energy efficiency and renewable energy can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve a home’s resilience during power outages. Cost effectiveness is another important consideration. Recent energy code changes have raised the question of whether renewable sources like rooftop solar...

Research Report U1902 - February 20, 2019

The lifetime of energy efficiency programs and measures ranges from a few months to several decades. Nevertheless, most energy efficiency policies are designed around the first year of savings. This report describes recent policy changes in some states and Canadian provinces to measure the value...

Research Report U1808 - October 04, 2018

The twelfth edition of the ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard gives a progress report on state energy efficiency policies and programs that save energy and produce environmental and economic benefits. The Scorecard uses data vetted by state energy officials to rank states...

Research Report H1801 - February 21, 2018

Pollution from power plants harms public health, contributing to heart attacks, respiratory conditions, asthma attacks, and premature death. Energy efficiency can benefit health by reducing power plant pollution. This report estimates the health and environmental benefits that would come from a...

Research Report - August 01, 1996

Identifies successful programs. Discusses program planning, design implementations, and evaluation.

Research Report - June 01, 1996

Provides guidance on how to "get the most bang for the buck" by discussing experience to date in four priority areas: market transformation; one-time efficiency opportunities; target retrofits; and other strategies.

Research Report - April 01, 1996

This report documents how U.S. businesses and households are increasing their "bbottom lines" while cutting greenhouse gas emissions through investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. It contains many technology updates and implementation success stories. Sponsored by...

Research Report - March 01, 1996

This paper reviews past examples of market transformation, and then discusses the status of more than 10 new market transformation initiatives now underway or in the advanced planning stages. It is an update of a paper published in the Energy Services Journal.

Research Report - February 01, 1996

This paper reviews the development of three important energy-efficiency technologies: low-emissivity windows, electronic ballasts, and high efficiency supermarket refrigeration systems. It also examines the market impacts and economic benefits of these technologies, showing that they have...

Research Report - January 01, 1996

This report analyzes the markets for industrial motor systems components (motors, drive, pumps, fans, and air compressors), identifies market deficiencies that slow the acceptance of energy-efficient technologies, and discusses how market transformation programs might be used to accelerate the...

Research Report - January 01, 1996

This study, prepared for the 1995 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in industry, examines the processes and technologies used in the pulp and paper industry, their industry use and energy savings and cogeneration potential. It also reviews advanced technologies, decision making and...

Research Report - January 01, 1996

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...

Research Report - January 01, 1996

Compares the amount of gasoline taxes and other road user fees paid in the U.S. to federal, state, and local expenditures on roads and highways. Rebutting a recent report by the American Petroleum Institute, this analysis shows that fees collected from road users fail to cover road spending,...

Research Report - January 01, 1996

Discusses work that has taken place on developing new standards for several products and how states can use this information to enact new state standards. Among the products covered are refrigerators, clothes washers, ballasts, and distribution transformers.

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