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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.


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27 October 2015
Evaluation of International Comparable Compliance Certification and Enforcement Requirements

This guide is designed to be read as a “Motors” annex to the CLASP Monitoring, Verification and Enforcement (MVE) Guide (CLASP, 2010), with Figure 1 (overleaf) showing the structured approach to creating a CC&E programme taken from this MVE guide.

01 September 2014
Improving Global Comparability of Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards and Labels

This report attempts to shed light on the global landscape and enable meaningful comparisons at a macro-level which are helpful and necessary to policymakers in the development of sound and optimized energy efficiency policies.

01 July 2012
Estimate of Cost-Effective Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies

This study analyzes the financial impacts on consumers of minimum efficiency performance standards (MEPS) for appliances that could be implemented in 13 major economies around the world.

01 July 2012
Estimate of Technical Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies

As part of the ongoing effort to estimate the foreseeable impacts of aggressive minimum efficiency performance standards (MEPS) programs in the world’s major economies, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has developed a scenario to analyze the technical potential of MEPS in 13 major economies around the world.

01 April 2012
Bottom-Up Energy Analysis System (BUENAS) - Methodology and Results

This document provides an overview of the scope, applications, scenario definitions, and results of LBNL’s Bottom Up Energy Analysis System (BUENAS), as well as the details of the methodology used to construct national level energy demand scenarios.