Publication Library

Browse SEAD’s product-specific technical analyses and cross-cutting research studies, as well as other resources related to equipment and appliance energy efficiency. Materials are sorted by date of publication. Use the drop-down menus below to narrow your search.


  • Products include appliances, equipment, and other devices;
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  • Topics include activity areas (e.g., S&L, Awards, or Technical Analysis) and research topics (e.g., BUENAS, MV&E, or Test Methods).


20 April 2015
APEC-CAST: Internationally Aligned Test Methods and Performance Requirements for TVs

This report presents results of an analysis undertaken in 2014 to evaluate the global differences between i) test methodologies used to measure the energy performance of televisions and ii) energy performance policy requirements for televisions.

01 May 2014
APEC-CAST Motor Repairs: Potential for Energy Efficiency Improvement

The primary aim of this study was to estimate the energy efficiency improvement potential arising from adopting best motor repair practices in five selected economies: China, Japan, New Zealand, the United States, and Vietnam.

01 October 2013
APEC-CAST: Heat Pump Water Heaters - Potential for Harmonization of International Test Standards

The heat pump is one of the most energy efficient technologies for heating water for household use. Energy efficiency is a key point in product advertising and marketing, and important for the policymakers who manage energy labelling and minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) programs.