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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, 1989

Existing U.S. HOV facilities are reviewed and critiqued in this study. An analysis of potential national fuel savings from extensive use of HOV facilities is also included.

Research Report - January 01, 1989

In this, the first study of its kind, specific efficiency standards are proposed and analyzed for energy savings and cost-effectiveness. Sections also discuss lamp technologies, economics, and sales (by lamp and facility type). The first study of its kind. Prepared for Massachusetts Executive...

Research Report - January 01, 1989

This paper recommends ten major energy efficiency policy initiatives and analyzes the energy savings, economic savings, and carbon dioxide emissions reduction that could result from their adoption. Report concludes that given widespread but realistic energy efficiency improvements, it is...

Research Report - January 01, 1989

This report responds to a widely referenced study by Robert Crandall and John Graham, which concluded that federal automobile fuel economy standards have caused increased highway fatalities. It critiques the study and concludes that improved automobile fuel economy and auto safety are not...

Research Report - January 01, 1989

This paper discusses the results of a field survey of new commercial buildings that examined how current construction practice compares in lighting energy intensity to the proposed ASHRAE/IES standard. The conclusion is that the proposed standard will be easy to meet in most buildings....

Research Report - July 07, 1988

The objective of this report is to describe the national minimum efficiency standards for fluorescent lamp ballast that were passed into law in 1988 and to estimate the electricity, peak demand, and dollar savings from these standards.  The report begins with an overview of the current state of...

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 - 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 - 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...

Collaborative Report - June 15, 1987

Published by ACEEE and The Energy Conservation Coalition, this study documents ways in which electricity conservation can save consumers and utilities billions of dollars, while reducing electricity consumption in the ECAR region, a major acid-rain emitting area of the Midwest.

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