This year marks a tipping point for energy efficiency," Steve Nadel, executive director of ACEEE
, said in (http://aceee.
ranks Massachusetts as number four on its Scorecard
Yu, "Energy Management Control Framework of Building Optimization Control and Operation for Energy Efficient Buildings," ACEEE
(American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy) Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Pacific Grove, CA, Aug 12~17, 2012.
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Shruti Vaidyanathan: senior transportation analyst, ACEEE
Skip" Laitner, director, ACEEE
Economic and Policy Analysis Program, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, said: "Energy efficiency has been the cheapest and largest resource to satisfy growing demands for energy-related services in the U.
recommends fridges with the freezer set on the top or bottom, rather than side-by-side; the latter drains 10 to 30 percent more energy because of the freezer's greater surface area.
estimates that the standards could reduce annual C[O.
GAMA and ACEEE
submitted a similar proposal last summer as an alternative to standards DOE proposed in its review of boiler standards scheduled to conclude by September.
According to ACEEE
, Honda's hybrid electric Insight topped its list for the year, with the automaker's natural gas-powered Civic GX ranking a very close second.
Unfortunately, the domestic manufacturers are not closing the gap with the leading foreign manufacturers on fuel economy," said ACEEE
transportation program director Therese Langer.
As automakers look to take advantage of the hybrid buzz, ACEEE
said experts are concerned that the focus of hybrid design may shift from saving fuel to simply further increasing vehicle power.