All articles for the topic: emissions


Scoping Study for Residential Water Heaters Mapping and Benchmarking Project

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Water heaters are one of the most complex product categories due to a large variety of product types, technologies, and fuels used for heating water.

Mapping & Benchmarking of Linear Fluorescent Lighting

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Recognizing the importance of LFL in overall lighting energy consumption, this LFL mapping and benchmarking analysis assesses market trends and perform international comparisons of policies in major economies around the world.

Nearly (Net) Zero Energy Building

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Energy use in buildings worldwide accounts for over 40% of primary energy use and 24% of greenhouse gas emissions. Simply increasing energy supply will not solve the current energy supply and security situation and associated environmental problems.

Energy-Efficient Cooling Products in Latin America and the Caribbean

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The following report – Efficient Cooling Products in Latin America and the Caribbean – presents an analysis of the economic and energy savings potential from adopting more efficient cooling appliances in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries.

A Review and Evaluation of Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Labeling and Consumer Information Programs

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APEC member economies account for approximately 57% of global GDP and 76% of global vehicles sales. The expansion of vehicle populations is pressuring governments around the world to improve vehicle efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Developing a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) on Efficient Lighting

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The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), hosted this webinar on developing nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) on efficient lighting.

Mapping & Benchmarking of General Service Lamps

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This study of general services lamps (GSL) will assist policymakers, program managers, and other stakeholders who are working to transition national and regional markets from inefficient incandescent and halogen lighting toward more energy efficient, cost effect alternatives including compact fluore

Raising Energy Efficiency Standards to the Global Best

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This paper examines energy efficiency's role in boosting economic growth and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Country Policy Summary: China

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China’s industry is responsible for approximately 70 percent of the nation’s total energy use. Heavy industry also accounts for a very high share of China’s GHG emissions.

Country Policy Summary: United States (Federal)

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The industrial sector accounts for about one-third of total GHG emissions in the United States. Industrial energy efficiency in the US has improved substantially over the past 30 years; however, there are still significant opportunities for energy savings.


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