Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Commercial Equipment: Additional Opportunities

TitleEnergy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Commercial Equipment: Additional Opportunities
Publication TypeReport
LBNL Report NumberLBNL-56207
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsRosenquist, Gregory J., Michael A. McNeil, Maithili Iyer, Stephen Meyers, and James E. McMahon
Document NumberLBNL-56207
Pagination84?
Date PublishedAugust 2
PublisherLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
CityBerkeley
Abstract

Energy efficiency standards set minimum levels of energy efficiency that must be met by new products. Depending on the dynamics of the market and the level of the standard, the effect on the market for a given product may be small, moderate, or large. The main goal of this study is to estimate key national impacts of new and upgraded energy efficiency standards for residential and commercial equipment. These impacts approximate the opportunity for national benefits that may be lost if standards are not upgraded and expanded from current levels. This study also identifies the end uses where the largest opportunities exist.

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Formal Report, 4th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL 06), 05/2005