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This report presents the findings of a new assessment of the techno-economic and policy-related efficiency improvement potential in the North American building stock conducted as part of a wider appraisal of existing buildings in member states of the International Energy Agency.

Source: International Energy Agency, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Sustainable Energy Partnerships
Date: July 2007

This study evaluates energy efficiency trends and policies in more than 70 countries.

Source: World Energy Council
Date: January 2008

This report reviews four energy efficiency programs for low income households: (1) the Brazilian Electricity Public Benefits Fund, (2) the Programme for Biomass Energy Conservation (ProBEC) in Southern Africa, (3) the United Kingdom’s Fuel Poverty Strategy (especially the Warm Front Scheme) and

Source: World Energy Council, French Environment and Energy Management Agency
Date: July 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) State Lead by Example Guide identifies best practices and state examples of clean energy activities; highlights the benefits and costs of taking action; and identifies issues, strategies and resources for implementing key steps.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Date: June 2009

This document discusses how decoupling can be a win-win strategy to both utility companies and their customers by breaking the link between electricity and gas sales and revenue.

Source: United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United States Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Sentech
Date: July 2009

This report reviews more than 30 municipal policies in the United States that aim to advance green building in the private sector by (1) establishing mandatory green building criteria, (2) providing expedited review as an incentive for green building or (3) offering other direct financial incent

Source: Environmental Law Institute
Date: April 2008

The RDEE Toolkit provides detailed program design and implementation guides for 10 broadly applicable energy efficiency programs across the residential and non–residential sectors.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Date: December 2009

This paper reviews the issues and approaches involved in considering and adopting cost-effectiveness tests for energy efficiency.

Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency, Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc., Regulatory Assistance Project
Date: November 2008

In this report, McKinsey & Company offers a detailed analysis of the magnitude of the potential for improved efficiency in non-transportation uses of energy; a thorough assessment of the barriers that impede the capture of greater efficiency; and an outline of practical solutions available t

Source: McKinsey & Company
Date: July 2009

This guide is a comprehensive resource created to assist local governments and stakeholders in designing and implementing a strategic local solar plan. This guide includes examples and models that have been field-tested in cities and counties in the United States.

Source: United States Department of Energy
Date: January 2011