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Research Report U1901 - January 16, 2019

ACEEE has reviewed exemplary customer-funded electric and natural gas utility programs every five years since 2003. For this edition of the report, we solicited nominations nationally and analyzed them in collaboration with an independent expert advisory panel. We ultimately selected 53 models...

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 - 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

This is a concise overview of transportation energy use in the U.S. The paper includes an analysis of the historical changes in energy intensity by transportation mode. Trends in highway travel and light vehicle fuel economy, and factors that contribute to their change are discussed....

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 - 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

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...

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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E-Book - March 28, 1987

This book assembles case studies and research that examine energy-related behavior in detail and sheds light on how individuals make decisions. The chapter authors explore energy behavior from a...

Collaborative Report - March 15, 1987

This analysis, published as a chapter in Demand-Side Management and Electricity End-Use Efficiency edited by Anibal T. De Almeida and Arthur H. Rosenfeld, examines the energy and economic savings that can be expected from the national minimum efficiency standards for appliances signed...

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