Office Equipment Energy Efficiency: Taking the Next Few Bytes

Research Report A944


Loretta A. Smith, Jeff P. Harris, and Morton H. Blatt


This up-to-date review of energy conservation issues in multifamily buildings covers sector characteristics, barriers to conservation, progress in technology, retrofit programs, financing, and evaluation. Drawing on this review and contacts with practioners, the paper concludes with a set of recommendations for programs, policies and research needed to advance energy conservation in this challenging sector.