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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15 September 2015
Energy Efficient Motors: Advantages throughout the supply chain

Fact sheet on the benefits of energy efficient motors.

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 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 August 2011
Analysis of Background Illuminance Levels During Television Viewing

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are in the process of establishing test procedures for televisions. Therefore, CLASP is investigating the efficacy of the current test procedures used for television energy efficiency to identify improvements that can be made.

01 June 2011
Room Air Conditioner Benchmarking Study

This cooling benchmarking study, which was funded by the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP), intends to provide policy makers and energy efficiency (EE) program managers with tools allowing for the comparison of the efficiency of air conditioning (AC) products under the different test procedures and EE metrics that are currently used in major world economies.