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24.05.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Lightening the load: quantifying the potential for energy-efficient lighting to reduce peaks in electricity demand

One of the key challenges to greater renewable electricity supplies is the temporal mismatch between non-dispatchable renewable sources and peaks in electricity demand. In addition, increased electrification coupled with the de-carbonisation of …

22.05.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Detailed energy efficiency strategies for converting an existing office building to NZEB: a case study in the Pacific Northwest

This paper is an attempt to identify a methodology for converting conventional energy consumption buildings to net-zero energy buildings (NZEB). The first step was rather different from the usual energy audit, which is to analyze a facility’s …

22.05.2020 | Original Article

The potential contribution of building codes to climate change response policies for the built environment

Improved building energy efficiency has been shown to contribute substantially to global greenhouse gas abatement objectives. Realisation of these benefits depends on the deployment of appropriate policy instruments. Building energy codes have the …

20.05.2020 | Editorial

Energy efficiency: a key strategy for meeting energy and climate goals

Editorial by the guest editors for the ACEEE Summer Study special issue

14.05.2020 | Original Article

A modelling framework for the diffusion of low carbon energy performance contracts

The building sector contributes significantly to global energy consumption and CO2 emissions. It is urgent to reduce them through the retrofit of the current building stock and improvements in new building designs. The energy performance contracts …

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'...This... journal, with a smart roster of established experts and analysts, promises to make the energy efficiency resource more real and much more available. The timing couldn’t be more critical to both our economic and our environmental well-being.'

John A. "Skip" Laitner, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

The journal Energy Efficiency covers wide-ranging aspects of energy efficiency in the residential, tertiary, industrial and transport sectors. Coverage includes a number of different topics and disciplines including energy efficiency policies at local, regional, national and international levels; long term impact of energy efficiency; technologies to improve energy efficiency; consumer behavior and the dynamics of consumption; socio-economic impacts of energy efficiency measures; energy efficiency as a virtual utility; transportation issues; building issues; energy management systems and energy services; energy planning and risk assessment; energy efficiency in developing countries and economies in transition; non-energy benefits of energy efficiency and opportunities for policy integration; energy education and training, and emerging technologies. See Aims and Scope for more details.

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