Publications and Resources

Topic Brief - May 29, 2019

This is the sixth in a series of technical briefs exploring emerging opportunities for energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings. This brief looks at indoor agriculture, also known as controlled environment agriculture (CEA). In CEA, a range of high-value crops including lettuces...

Topic Brief - May 29, 2019

This is the fifth in a series of technical briefs exploring emerging opportunities for energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings. This brief focuses on efficiency programs that promote both electricity and natural gas savings in US homes. It highlights technologies that can...

Policy Brief - May 13, 2019

Twenty-seven states are currently implementing long-term (3+ years), binding energy savings targets. States have taken a variety of approaches to setting targets, including passing legislation to enact formal energy efficiency resource standards, setting long-term energy savings targets through...

Fact Sheet - May 07, 2019

Description of utility-sector energy efficiency opportunities in Florida, using data from ACEEE’s most recent State, City, and Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecards, EIA 861 2015, and Florida Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act reports and proceedings.

Fact Sheet - May 02, 2019

The electric power sector is undergoing rapid transformation, in part because of the increased use of technologies that can be located closer to the customer, such as solar power, energy storage, and electric vehicles. Because of its reliability and low cost, energy efficiency can help scale up...

Fact Sheet - May 02, 2019

Improving the energy efficiency of rural homes, businesses, and institutions keeps hard-earned money in community members’ pockets. However, programs to provide efficiency upgrades often require upfront investments, which may be a barrier for some rural community members. Utilities, state and...

Fact Sheet - May 02, 2019

Energy efficiency programs benefit rural electric cooperatives (co-ops), their members, and the communities they serve. By offering energy efficiency programs, co-ops invest in their members. This fact sheet describes the benefits of energy efficiency to co-ops and their communities and offers...

Topic Brief - May 02, 2019

This is the fourth in a series of technical briefs exploring emerging opportunities for energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings. This brief looks at residential window attachments, including storm windows, interior shades and blinds, and window films. These devices save energy...

Regulatory Filing - April 26, 2019

The comments, delivered to the executive secretary of the Public Service Commission of Maryland, include recommendations pertaining to Maryland's energy efficiency business model.  

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...

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