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A California Non-Residential Lighting Logger Palooza! Download 
Examines Downstream and Upstream lighting measures and is one of several intertwined Residential and Non-Residential lighting metering efforts in California.
2/10/2010
A California NonResidential Lighting Logger Palooza (Paper) Download 
Examines Downstream and Upstream lighting measures and is one of several intertwined Residential and Non-Residential lighting metering efforts in California.
2/10/2010
A Smart Meter Requires a Smart Interface Download 
Reviews a number of studies and pilots that identify the impacts of providing direct feedback to residential consumers.
2/10/2010
Achieving Energy Savings in Capacity Constrained Areas of Northern Nevada Download 
Discusses the Dayton Initiative, a creative example of leveraging cross program collaboration, social marketing and traditional program channels to bring energy savings to hard-to-reach rural markets.
2/10/2010
Assessing Solid State Lighting Products and Projects for Funding Download 
Highlights a proven approach to assessing SSL products and projects and presents a cooperative regional approach that can be a roadmap for national SSL programs.
2/9/2010
Best Practices in Energy Efficiency Advertisements Download 
Studies some of the top utility energy efficiency ads from 2008 - 09; discusses the self-reported objectives, tactics, and targets; and shares quantitative and qualitative results from the most cutting-edge ads.
2/2/2010
Best Practices in Energy Efficiency Advertisements (Paper) Download 
Studies some of the top utility energy efficiency ads from 2008 - 09; discusses the self-reported objectives, tactics, and targets; and shares quantitative and qualitative results from the most cutting-edge ads.
2/10/2010
Building DSM (Energy Efficiency and Demand Response) on a Smart Grid Platform Download 
Examines how two utilities have committed to substantive investments in the smart grid.
2/10/2010
Comprehensive DSM Program: Effectiveness of Capturing Identified Potential Energy Savings Download 
Explains how the MidAmerican Efficiency Partners program can effectively capture the next ten years of identified potential energy savings.
2/10/2010
Cool Homes Contractor Web Portal: Enhancing Communications Download 
Learn how Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) utilizes a web portal to strengthen its partnership and enhance communications with its network of HVAC contractors who support the Cool Homes energy efficiency program.
2/9/2010
Cool Homes Contractor Web Portal: Enhancing Communications Download 
Learn how Kansas City Power & Light utilizes a web portal to strengthen its partnership and enhance communications with its network of HVAC contractors who support the Cool Homes energy efficiency program.
2/9/2010
Cool Homes Contractor Web Portal: Enhancing Communications (Paper) Download 
Learn how Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) utilizes a web portal to strengthen its partnership and enhance communications with its network of HVAC contractors who support the Cool Homes energy efficiency program.
2/9/2010
Customer Segmentation - Silo Busting to Delight Customers (Paper) Download 
Learn how PG&E implemented one of the most comprehensive and aggressive energy efficiency programs in the nation resulting in record energy savings across multiple customer market segments.
2/10/2010
DR for Utilities in Restructured Markets: Getting More from Existing Assets (Paper) Download 
With substantial DR capacity and experience in both restructured markets and bilateral utility programs, learn how these constructs fit together to unlock value for utilities/stakeholders.
2/9/2010
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
Enabling Price-Responsive Demand Response using Legacy Load Management Technologies (Paper) Download 
Discusses the informational and technological requirements needed for legacy load-management system participants to introduce their own chosen responses to critical peak pricing.
2/11/2010
Enabling Residential Energy Conservation Behaviors Download 
Discusses how to articulate and implement a rigorous evaluation of a behavior-based advertising DSM program.
2/10/2010
Energy Conservation in Capacity Constrained Regions of Northern Nevada (Paper) Download 
Discusses the Dayton Initiative, a creative example of leveraging cross program collaboration, social marketing and traditional program channels to bring energy savings to hard-to-reach rural markets.
2/10/2010
Energy Efficiency Investments in the Midst of an Economic Downturn Download 
Learn how the recent economic downturn has impacted large business incentive programs and how customers, trade allies, and program implementers have responded.
2/10/2010
ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES: Predictions, Performance and Real-World Results Download 
Examines energy efficiency performance of three classes of homes in the Houston, Texas market: ENERGY STAR, guaranteed performance homes, and standard construction.
2/10/2010
Engaging the Industrial Sector in Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs Download 
Discusses some highly effective programmatic approaches that have demonstrated considerable success in promoting both energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in the industrial sector.
2/10/2010
Engaging with Customers on EE - Is it Monsters Inc-2? Download 
Learn about an innovative strategy for drawing residential customers into a constructive dialogue.
2/10/2010
Ensuring Real MWs from Your C&I Demand Response Participants Download 
Learn best practices in recruiting C&I participants and case studies on effective DR approaches.
2/9/2010
Ensuring Real MWs from Your C&I Demand Response Participants (Paper) Download 
Shares best practices in recruiting C&I participants and case studies on effective DR approaches.
2/9/2010
Estimating Hourly Loads for 50 States (by Customer Segment) Download 
Summarizes analysis conducted as part of the FERC National Assessment of Demand Response Potential that combined load research data from 21 utilities with data on annual use, weather conditions, and air conditioning saturations in order to estimate hourly loads, by customer segment, for the US.
2/10/2010
Estimating Hourly Loads for 50 States, by Customer Segment (Paper) Download 
Summarizes analysis conducted as part of the FERC National Assessment of Demand Response Potential that combined load research data from 21 utilities with data on annual use, weather conditions, and air conditioning saturations in order to estimate hourly loads, by customer segment, for the US.
2/10/2010
Improving The Energy Efficiency of Food Service Facilities Download 
Shows energy managers the most cost-effective energy conservation measures in the food industry, which ones significantly lower operating costs, and how managers can apply LEED principles for maximum benefit.
2/9/2010
Ingredients for a Successful Direct Install Program Download 
Compares and contrasts the variations of several direct install approaches; highlights the drivers behind those variations; and emphasizes results, lessons learned and success indicators.
2/9/2010
Inspiring Communities to Become Champions of EE (Paper) Download 
Discusses ComEd's Community Energy Challenge, a competitive program designed to help municipalities develop and implement energy efficiency projects that reduce electric use while advancing municipal sustainability objectives.
Integrated Demand-side Management and Customer Segmentation Download 
Learn how PG&E implemented one of the most comprehensive and aggressive energy efficiency programs in the nation resulting in record energy savings across multiple customer market segments.
2/10/2010
Inventory of Current Practices in Evaluation and Recommendations for Improvement Download 
Highlights differences and similarities in both evaluation techniques and reporting conventions used to report program savings at the state level.
2/10/2010
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
Local Government Partnerships: Maximizing Local Energy Savings Opportunities Download 
Discusses results of an ongoing process evaluation of PG&E's Local Government Partnership program.
2/10/2010
Local Government Partnerships: Maximizing Local Energy Savings Opportunities (Paper) Download 
Features results of an ongoing process evaluation of PG&E's Local Government Partnership program.
2/10/2010
Measuring Greenhouse Gas Benefits of Energy Efficiency Programs Download 
Describes the various calculation methods used for quantifying the avoided GHG emission benefit of energy efficiency programs and identifies strengths and weaknesses of each using actual Duke Energy impact evaluation results and Wisconsin's Focus on Energy Program results.
2/9/2010
Moving Beyond Awareness: Using Segmentation to Drive a Movement (Paper) Download 
Outlines how a planned and actionable segmentation scheme can entice residents to take action.
2/10/2010
Moving Beyond Awareness: Using Segmentation to Drive a Movement (Paper) Download 
Outlines how a planned and actionable segmentation scheme can entice residents to take action.
2/10/2010
Neighborhood Outreach: Effective Approach to Reaching Low-income Populations (Paper) Download 
Discusses the Residential Whole House Efficiency Program, developed by PSE&G, contracted with non-profits, community agencies, and local redevelopment groups to hold community events, canvas door-to-door, and assist customers in completing applications, and scheduling initial audits for a host of energy saving measures.
2/11/2010
Online Social Media: So Easy a Kid Can Do It! Download 
Illustrates how forward thinking utilities use social media to reach their customers to improve customer satisfaction, reduce operating costs, and increase participation in their efficiency programs.
2/9/2010
Orchestrating Duke's 'Virtual Power Plant (Paper) Download 
Reviews the details of the program including the technologies and optimization features, contribution to smart-grid standards and opportunities for other utilities considering similar programs.
2/9/2010
Orchestrating Duke's Virtual Power Plant Download 
Presents results from its innovative McAlpine smart-grid program that is testing a "virtual power plant" at one of its substations in Charlotte, N.C.
2/9/2010
PowercentsDC Program: A Case Study in Customer-driven Demand Response Download 
Illustrates a case study in customer-driven demand response. Results from the PowercentsDC™ Pilot Project, an ongoing smart meter program for approximately 1400 customers will be discussed. Using a three-tiered pricing system for different consumers - simple TOU, CPP and PTR - as well as load control, in home feedback, metering and marketing strategy, the project effectively demonstrates the benefits of residential demand-response.
2/10/2010
POWERCENTSDC™ PROGRAM: A CASE STUDY IN CUSTOMER-DRIVEN (Paper) Download 
Illustrates a case study in customer-driven demand response. Results from the PowercentsDC™ Pilot Project, an ongoing smart meter program for approximately 1400 customers will be discussed.
2/10/2010
Quantifying Market Transformation Impacts when Results Really Matter Download 
Presents methods and findings from a long-term tracking approach developed and applied over five years for over a dozen market transformation programs in the Northwest.
2/10/2010
Real-time Feedback in a Boarding School Setting: A Case Study Download 
A case study including deployment, data, student and faculty response, along with results from a focus group and user study, will be explored and discussed.
2/10/2010
Reducing GHG: How do EE Programs Stack Up? Download 
Offers a rare cross-field study, and provides a unique analytical perspective for assessing "green" initiatives. Results will help guide cities to identify the optimal mix of programs and initiatives toward sustainability goals.
2/10/2010
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
Replicating Marshfield's Success: "If You Build It, They Will Come" (Paper) Download 
Learn how to create your own uniquely branded program for your region and how targeted marketing initiatives really work.
2/11/2010
Residential Real-Time Pricing Program Achieves Savings for Utility & Customers Download 
The Ameren Illinois Utilities' Power Smart Pricing Program is a low-tech program founded on the proven principle that basic knowledge is sufficient to enable most customers to respond beneficially to RTP. Learn about the fascinating results from this program.
2/11/2010
Smart Metering: A Smart Path to Energy Efficiency Download 
PPL Electric Utilities shows how the deployment of 1.4 million hourly-read "Smart Meters" makes customers aware of the impact their actions have on their energy use.
2/10/2010
Social Media: So Easy a Kid Can Do It (Paper) Download 
Illustrates how forward thinking utilities use social media to reach their customers to improve customer satisfaction, reduce operating costs, and increase participation in their efficiency programs.
2/9/2010
The Broadlands Project: Using Social Marketing Theory to Influence Behavior Download 
Discusses the Broadlands Project, which was to document a social marketing project and create a transferable technology that other communities can use to influence residential behavior.
2/9/2010
The Climate Change Silver Bullet? Download 
Reviews the mechanics of tax-lien finance; provides a survey of states that have passed legislation permitting tax-lien finance; and delivers meaningful case studies from a number of the programs that are currently up and running.
2/10/2010
The Earlier, the Better - An Upstream Program Evaluation Method Download 
Discusses a fascinating new evaluation method, being implemented in California to overcome some of the known difficulties with upstream program
2/10/2010
To Tweet or Not to Tweet: That is the Question Download 
Learn how this ongoing campaign is an excellent example of how energy efficiency program administrators can successfully use social marketing to reach more consumers and enhance brand perception.
2/9/2010
To Tweet or Not to Tweet? That is the Question (Paper) Download 
Discusses how energy efficiency program administrators can successfully use social marketing to reach more consumers and enhance brand perception.
2/9/2010
Trends in Comprehensive Multifamily Rehab Programs Download 
Learn how to develop a comprehensive, whole building, approach to existing multifamily buildings for the next generation of energy efficiency programs.
2/9/2010
Understanding Customer Decisions Associated with Default Dynamic Pricing (Paper) Download 
Compares the characteristics of customers who stayed on the rate with those who left, and examines the drivers of those decisions.
2/11/2010
Unleashing the Power of Small Business Download 
Discusses ComEd's Smart Ideas for Your Business program which took a multi-pronged approach to reach the small business market.
2/9/2010
Unleashing the Power of Small Business Download 
Learn principles behind ComEd's Smart Ideas for Your Business Program's effective campaign that garnered a remarkable 25% response rate and traits of business owners most likely to participate.
2/9/2010
Using Behavioral Science to Drive Energy Efficiency Download 
Identifies the key drivers of behavioral change and discusses the challenges being addressed in successful pilot programs.
2/10/2010
Using Segmentation to Drive a Movement Download 
Outlines how a planned and actionable segmentation scheme can entice residents to take action.
2/10/2010
Using Social Marketing Theory to Influence Energy and Trash Recycling Behaviors (Paper) Download 
Discusses the primary goal of the Broadlands Project, which was to document a social marketing project and create a transferable technology that other communities can use to influence residential behavior.
2/9/2010
Utility Demand Response in Restructured Markets Download 
Using demand response for emergency purposes is prevalent in restructured markets. However, these resources represent significant additional opportunity in the form of potential utility programs. Read and learn more.
2/9/2010
What Are Consumers Thinking about Energy Efficiency Today Download 
Features results from a multi-client, longitudinal study of consumer attitudes about energy efficiency and energy programs.
2/9/2010
What Manufacturers Want: Implications for Electronics Program Design Download 
Describes what manufacturers want and need. In addition, it offers concise, comprehensive suggestions for electronics program design based on in-depth qualitative research.
2/10/2010
Where are CFLs Going - Where are They Taking Efficiency Programs Download 
Delves deeply into how lighting programs need to change to accommodate changes by the EISA Act of 2007.
2/9/2010