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.
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This study evaluates energy efficiency trends and policies in more than 70 countries.
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
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.
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.
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
The RDEE Toolkit provides detailed program design and implementation guides for 10 broadly applicable energy efficiency programs across the residential and non–residential sectors.
This paper reviews the issues and approaches involved in considering and adopting cost-effectiveness tests for energy efficiency.
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
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.