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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 H1802 - March 26, 2018

ACEEE’s Health and Energy Linked (HELP) Awards recognize programs that simultaneously improve human health and save energy. This report highlights the six exemplary programs chosen by a panel of expert advisors to receive the first awards. Case studies describe funding, communities served, and...

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 A1703 - December 20, 2017

Commercial buildings have their own unique energy systems, ownership structures, and decision-making processes. They also have striking opportunities to save energy by installing smart technologies. Beginning where our previous Smart Buildings study left off, this report takes a deeper...

Research Report - January 01, 1994

Minimum efficiency standards enacted by state and federal governments on appliances, lamps, motors, and HVAC equipment have been among the most successful strategies for improving energy efficiency. This paper reviews opportunities for standards on 14 other products and makes recommendations...

Research Report - January 01, 1994

Energy use in multifamily housing has long been identified as a particularly challenging area for energy conservation efforts. Much work has been done on technical and programmatic issues in the past decade. There is now much experience in effective approaches for improving multifamily housing...

Research Report - January 01, 1994

This 1993 ACEEE-organized workshop provided a forum for representatives of industry, government, utilities, academia, and the public interest community to discuss program and policy issues related to improving industrial energy efficiency. The proceedings papers cover, energy efficiency as a...

Research Report - January 01, 1994

This study reviews data on electricity use by industry type and end-use. Opportunities for improved electricity efficiency are estimated by sector and by end-use. Case studies of energy-efficiency projects at several companies are included.

Research Report - January 01, 1994

This report reviews energy use in the industrial sector and energy intensity trends. It examines opportunities for improved efficiency as well as barriers to implementation. It also explores how the federal government encourages greater energy efficiency in the industrial sector.

Research Report - June 01, 1993

This major study examines the economic potential for gas efficiency savings in the service areas of three New York State gas utilities. It includes an examination of the economics of converting from electricity to natural gas for various end-uses as well as utility experience with gas efficiency...

Research Report - April 01, 1993

This report discusses an analyzes six major initiatives to supplement the Clinton Administration’s Climate Change Action Plan. By adopting these initiatives, the U.S. could reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels (or below) by 2000 and continue the downward trend in emissions after...

E-Book - March 28, 1993

The transportation sector's role in global warming and what can be done about it is the focus of this book. The eleven chapters are based on presentations by leading...

Research Report - March 01, 1993

Experience with over 70 industrial sector DSM programs is examined in this report, including the experience of more than 30 for which detailed data on program costs, savings and participation rates could be obtained. Particularly successful programs are identified and factors contributing to...

Research Report - March 01, 1993

This review of direct and indirect oil import costs examines actions that can be taken to reduce future imports. It finds that the U.S. could greatly reduce its oil imports during the next 20 years by increasing energy efficiency and accelerating the introduction of fuels derived from...

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