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This report identifies institutional factors that can influence fuel-switching policy in the Netherlands and provides recommendations for increasing fuel switching at the household level.

Source: ECOFYS
Date: February 2000

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 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

This website hosts Energy Star; a labelling program begun in the United States by the U.S.

Source: Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

The document sets out the equations necessary to calculate the star rating index for appliances that carry an energy label in Australia. Equations for new air conditioner and refrigerator algorithms from April 2010 are included.

Source: Australian Energy Efficient Strategies (EES) for the Equipment Energy Efficiency Committee (E3)
Date: May 2009

This webpage is designed to give hyperlinks providing specific information about Canada’s various energy efficiency programs for standardizing and labelling of domestic, commercial and industrial appliances.

Source: Natural Resources Canada

This document sets out practical guidance and technical details for energy efficiency labelling of air conditioners, refrigerating appliances, compact fluorescent lamps, washing machines and dehumidifiers in Hong Kong.

Source: Hong Kong Electrical and Mechanical Services Department

This website provides a simple list of the Chinese National Energy Standards. The list is not comprehensive, but provides a good survey of the current status of national energy policy in China. All lists are available in Chinese and English.

Source: United States Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory