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.

23 January 2013
Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for Personal Computer Monitors - Implications for Market Transformation Programs

This report presents the results of an analysis, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Energy, of personal computer (PC) monitors efficiency in support of the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative.

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.