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White Paper - March 31, 1994
The use of rubberized pavement appears to offer a unique opportunity to take a major waste problem generated by the transportation sector and use it to reduce the consumption of resources (including materials and energy) by the same sector, while achieving significant performance benefits.
Research Report E943 - March 1, 1994
This report discusses an analyzes six major initiatives to supplement the Clinton Administration’s Climate Change Action Plan. By adopting these initiatives, the U.S. could reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels (or below) by 2000 and continue the downward trend in emissions...
Research Report ED943 - March 1, 1994
This evaluation of the macroeconomic benefits of the Clinton Administration's Climate Change Action Plan finds that lowering carbon emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2000 could generate a net employment increase of 157,000 jobs. This figure would rise to about 260,000 jobs by 2010.
Research Report E942 - February 1, 1994
This study examines future directions for market transformation efforts by utilities and governmental entities. Eight high-priority targets for new market transformation initiatives are identified based on potential energy savings, cost-effectiveness and the likelihood that intervention can make...
Research Report ED942 - February 1, 1994
This study examines energy efficiency potential in Ohio and the broad economic impacts from pursuing a high-efficiency future. It shows that widespread efficiency improvements could cut energy by 26 percent and lead to a net increase of 63,000 jobs statewide by 2010. It also contains policy...
Research Report A941 - January 1, 1994
Minimum efficiency standards enacted by state and federal governments on appliances, lamps, motors, and HVAC equipment have been among the most successful strategies for improving energy efficiency. This paper reviews opportunities for standards on 14 other products and makes recommendations for...
Research Report A943 - January 1, 1994
This report analyzes options for residential and commercial building energy codes for Illinois. It examines the cost-effectiveness of national consensus standards and variations upon these standards given current construction practices, climate and energy costs. The appendix contains the proposed...
Research Report A944 - January 1, 1994
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...
Research Report A945 - January 1, 1994
Energy use in multifamily housing has long been identified as a particularly challenging area for energy conservation efforts. Much work has been done on technical and programmatic issues in the past decade. There is now much experience in effective approaches for improving multifamily housing...
Research Report E941 - January 1, 1994
Market transformation is a process whereby the energy efficiency of all new appliances, buildings, vehicles or other technologies substantially increases over a period of years. This paper presents a conceptual framework for market transformation and discusses policies and programs that can...

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