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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...

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...

Research Report - February 01, 1987

This study documents ways in which electricity conservation can save consumers and utilities billions of dollars. It demonstrates that cost-effective, more efficient end-use technologies can reduce electricity consumption in the ECAR region— a major acid rain-emitting area of the Midwest — by...

Research Report - January 01, 1987

This report reviews the accomplishments of the federal energy conservation R&D program in the coming years. Seven case studies of R&D successes in buildings, components, and equipment are included. The study has been selected for publication in the 1987 Annual Review of Energy.

E-Book - March 28, 1986

The authors of this book are pioneers in shared savings, energy services and performance contracting. They describe their experiences in case studies from various organizational...

E-Book - March 28, 1986

In this book, a multidisciplinary team of experts documents the improvements energy efficiency in U.S. building has made over the past 15 years. They also describe a wide range of options for...

Research Report - February 01, 1986

This major report analyzes the potential for electricity conservation in seven residential end uses?refrigerating, freezing, water heating, lighting, central air conditioning, cooking, and clothes drying. The analysis is based on the Pacific Gas and Electric Company service territory. It...

Research Report - January 01, 1986

This report discusses a variety of promising technologies and illustrates how their use can benefit consumers, utilities, and the economy of a country. It also examines the obstacles to introducing end-use efficiency improvements, and presents policy and program alternatives to stimulate...

Research Report - June 18, 1983

A report on the performance and economics of efficient residential appliances, programs which could foster their adoption and related policy issues for concerned federal, state and local energy officials, utility conservation program managers and other citizens interested in efficient energy use...

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