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Research Report A1403 - December 17, 2014
A zero net energy (ZNE) building is a home or commercial building that on average produces as much energy as it uses, achieved through energy efficiency and renewable technologies.  Building energy codes can help us transition to ZNE construction for new residential and commercial buildings by...
Research Report T1401 - December 10, 2014
This report surveys transportation-sector strategies that use information and communications technologies (ICT) and have the potential to save energy. These include car and bike sharing, real-time transit information, in-vehicle ICT applications, vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications, and...
Regulatory Filing - November 15, 2014
These comments were submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency in response to the proposed Clean Power Plan which would regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.
Research Report F1402 - November 12, 2014
The U.S. economy shows signs of weakening. Among the reasons for less vigorous economic activity is the inefficient use of resources—and especially the inefficient use of energy. New information and communication technologies (ICT) make possible dramatically reduced costs and higher levels of...
White Paper - November 5, 2014
This paper shows a range of energy intensities for water and wastewater services and in residential hot and cold water. We draw from existing data to develop national estimates of energy savings associated with water savings, including energy used in water conveyance, water heating, and water and...
Research Report U1408 - October 21, 2014
For the past eight years, the ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard has measured the progress of state policies and programs that save energy while also benefiting the environment and promoting economic growth. Using data vetted by state energy officials, we rank states in six...
Research Report IE1404 - October 1, 2014
Combined heat and power (CHP) technologies, also known as cogeneration, generate electricity and useful thermal energy in a single integrated system. CHP projects can offer substantial economic, environmental, and energy benefits to their owners, including reduced overall energy costs, improved...
White Paper - September 10, 2014
Federal agency actions on energy efficiency under existing legislative authority are saving consumers money, creating jobs, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, and reducing oil use and imports. In this paper we examined four sets of recent and prospective agency actions on energy...
Research Report U1407 - August 14, 2014
In this report we focus on the development and role of energy efficiency potential studies. The primary objective of our report is to better understand the nuts and bolts of these studies and how their various methodological approaches and assumptions influence energy efficiency potential estimates...
Research Report U1406 - August 6, 2014
Compared to single-fuel programs, combined natural gas and electric energy efficiency programs often deliver additional energy and dollar savings at lower cost to utilities and consumers. They also enhance customer satisfaction. Many leading dual-fuel programs demonstrate these benefits. This...

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