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).


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 January 2014
Recent and Historical Product Energy Efficiency and Life‐cycle Cost Improvement in Swedish Appliance Markets

This report retrospectively analyzes some of the potential impacts of product energy efficiency policy in Sweden by examining possible correlations between policy implementation, historical and real‐time price trends, energy efficiency improvement trends, and life‐cycle cost trends for a variety of product markets including: (1) refrigerators, (2) clothes washers, (3) dishwashers, and (4) televisions.

11 March 2011
Opportunities for Success and CO2 Savings from Appliance Energy Efficiency Harmonisation

This report presents findings of an extensive investigation of the energy efficiency standards and labelling programs in place in China, the EU, India, Japan, and the USA.