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A Comparison of the Practices Used to Track ENERGY STARĀ® Market Share (paper) Download 
1/29/2007
A Modest Proposal: Integrated Demand-Side Programs Download 
Presents examples of programs that combine energy efficiency, demand response, and renewable energy to show the advantages of a unified and integrated program design.
1/31/2008
Adapting to Climate Change: Planning for Resilient Energy Systems (paper) Download 
1/29/2007
Are you Smarter Than a 1980s DSM Planner? (paper) Download 
1/31/2008
Are Your Smarter Than a 1980s DSM Planner Download 
Discusses current methods and "best practices" employed in demand-side management or energy-efficiency resource planning including issues encountered during execution, and solutions to these issues.
1/31/2008
Can an Efficiency Program Influence ENERGY STARĀ® Specifications... (paper) Download 
1/29/2007
Can You Really Get 20% Savings in 2020 Download 
Examines what may happen when you run out of CFLs.
1/29/2009
Can You Really Get 20% Savings in 2020 (paper) Download 
1/29/2009
Changing The Rules After the Seventh Inning (paper) Download 
12/8/2003
Customer Choice and Program Administrator Collaboration in NY Download 
This paper examines the impact of New York State Public Service Commission policies in the Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) with respect to the role that program administrators play in delivering energy efficiency opportunities to New York ratepayers. Learn why the collaborative EEPS effort concluded that both the public utilities and NYSERDA were essential to the success of achieving the EEPS goals.
1/18/2011
Data Policies that Ensure Privacy and Encourage Effective Efficiency Programs Download 
The speaker provides information and proposes a regulatory framework to keep data secure while ensuring its availability to inform and educate consumers.
10/5/2011
Designing & Evaluating DSM Portfolios in a Maturing Energy Efficiency Market Download 
Explores how utilities can meet regulatory requirements to quantify their role in influencing CFL adoptions.
1/28/2009
Designing & Evaluating DSM Portfolios in a Maturing Energy Efficiency Market (paper) Download 
1/29/2009
EERS Goals: A Comparative Review of Electricity Savings Goals in Four States Download 
Presents key analytical issues involved in developing energy saving goals at the state level and how details in the final savings decisions have profound impacts on utilities charged with achieving these goals.
2/9/2010
Efficiency Supply Curves as a Means to Understanding & Targeting Efficiency Savings (paper) Download 
1/29/2009
Find the Magic: Using Work Standards to Increase Savings in Home Retrofits Download 
This presentation will include a summation of months of collaborative work from the nation's building science and energy experts on work standards for the retrofit industry, as well as share information on what is being done to create and establish national standards.
1/18/2011
Green Buildings and Climate Change (paper) Download 
1/29/2007
Job Growth and the Green Economy Download 
Learn what do we mean by the green economy; what industry segments comprise the green economy; how big is the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (RE&EE) sector of the green economy and much more.
2/10/2010
Mapping the Paradigm Shift in Energy Services (paper) Download 
1/31/2008
Mapping the Paradigm Shift in Energy Services: Case Studies from Leading States Download 
Documents the leading edge of efficiency policy and practice by providing case studies on states that are generating major new commitments to energy efficiency in the utility sector.
1/30/2008
Multifamily Affordable Housing Program Collaborative Design Download 
Learn about the collaborative design/delivery strategy behind the development, regulatory approval, and successful launch of PSE&G's Residential Multifamily Housing Program.
1/18/2011
Ontario's Green Energy Act: Steering A New Course for the Electricity Sector Download 
Gives an overview of the Ontario's landmark Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 (GEA), which was passed into law on May 14, 2009 and for which the Ontario Power Authority is integral to implementation.
9/10/2009
Ontario's Green Energy Act: Steering A New Course for the Electricity Sector (audio) Download 
Gives an overview of the Ontario's landmark Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 (GEA), which was passed into law on May 14, 2009 and for which the Ontario Power Authority is integral to implementation.
9/10/2009
Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Environmentally Beneficial Load Building Download 
Addresses several emerging topics that will have significant impact on the future of the electricity industry's regulation.
1/31/2008
Reaping Benefits of an Agressive Guest Room Energy Management Program Download 
Describes an innovative approach to producing significant energy savings in small hotels/motels.
1/31/2008
Reducing the Risk: Key Parameters When Planning Cost-Effective DSM Programs Download 
Discusses the key parameters to consider for program planning, design and implementation for cost effectiveness analysis.
1/31/2008
Reducing the Risk: Key Parameters When Planning Cost-Effective DSM Programs (paper) Download 
1/31/2008
Removing Barriers: Getting Long-Payback EE Measures on the Street Download 
Provides a summary of research on the existing municipal and county loan fund programs used to finance residential and commercial energy efficiency.
2/10/2010
Removing Disincentives for Efficiency from Electric Rate Design (paper) Download 
1/29/2007
The Cambridge Energy Alliance: Using Private Funds for Mass DSM Program Implementation Download 
Discusses the Cambridge Energy Alliance, a first-of-its-kind attempt to leverage private funding to implement large-scale, cross-sector energy efficiency, demand response, and renewable energy.
1/31/2008
The Cambridge Energy Alliance: Using Private Funds for Mass DSM Program Implementation (paper) Download 
1/31/2008
The Journey to Rebuild New Orleans "Energy Smart" Download 
Learn how Entergy New Orleans effectively partnered with the City Council and community stakeholders to change a culture and develop a sustainable approach to energy efficiency and the environment for rebuilding New Orleans.
1/18/2011
The Misguided Policy of TRC Screening for Individual Custom Projects Download 
Covers benefits and limitations of the widely used practice of using Total Resource Cost (TRC) as an eligibility criterion to determine if an energy efficiency project qualifies for a custom incentive.
1/29/2009
The Misguided Policy of TRC Screening for Individual Custom Projects (paper) Download 
1/29/2009
Total Energy and Emissions Perspective for Utility Energy Efficiency Initiatives Download 
Discusses ways to minimize climate impacts from space heating equipment choice; encourage discussion for energy efficiency policy makers, and present a format for analysis that can be used where different space conditioning parameters are involved.
1/31/2008
Total Energy and Emissions Perspective for Utility Energy Efficiency Initiatives (paper) Download 
1/31/2008
Using Efficiency Supply Curves to Understand and Target Efficiency Savings Download 
Discover energy-efficiency supply curves as an effective tool that benefits both utility companies and the contractors they engage to help them develop productive strategies.
1/29/2009
Who Is, and Who Should Be Promoting Energy Efficiency in Today's Environment? Download 
Looks at the proliferation of other businesses that are promoting energy efficiency and the environment and work to determine if the messages are the same, if they are confusing customers, how electric utilities can remain in the forefront of the energy efficiency discussion, and whether they should be.
1/31/2008
Who is, and Who Should be, Promoting Energy Efficiency in Today's Environment (paper) Download 
1/31/2008