The Curse of the TRC

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The Curse of the TRC

Archaic utility cost effectiveness-testing is killing effective energy efficiency programs

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What Takeback Effect?

Author: Cyril Penn
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May 01, 1994

Energy savings can be reduced when customers use the money they save from energy-efficiency measures to purchase increased comfort or convenience. [continue reading]

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Stricter Performance Contracting Verification Plans?

Author: Karina Lutz
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May 01, 1994

Performance contracts between utilities and energy services companies (ESCos) are typically structured so that payments to the contractors are based on measured energy savings. [continue reading]

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The Wisconsin Audit System

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May 01, 1994

The State of Wisconsin Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) uses the WECC Energy Audit System, designed and developed by Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation for utility and government funded residential energy conservation programs. [continue reading]

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Como Se Dice "Retrofitter"?

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May 01, 1994

Utility companies have always sought to present customer information about saving energy in plain English. [continue reading]

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Second-Generation Rebates: Manufacturer Buy-Downs

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March 01, 1994

Promoting compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) as an energy-efficient alternative to incandescent lighting is a challenge that has stumped the efficiency industry for years. [continue reading]

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The State of DSM End-Use Monitoring

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March 01, 1994

The results are in on a survey partially funded by Long Island Lighting Company (LILCO) to look at end-use monitoring in existing demand-side management (DSM) programs. [continue reading]

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Capturing Conservation through Community Energy Management

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March 01, 1994

Responding to the "energy crisis" of the late 1970s, many communities in the United States and Canada turned to energy conservation, renewable energy sources, and alternate transportation policies to reduce energy consumption and costs. [continue reading]

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Evaluating Low-income Water Heater Fuel Switching

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March 01, 1994

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) staff was interested in conducting a pilot program to look at the feasibility, cost and energy savings of electric-to-gas water heater conversions. [continue reading]

Digital Photo Frame Displays Real-Time Energy Usage Along With Personal Photographs

Audrey Neuman

Digital Photo Frame Displays Real-Time Energy Usage Along With Personal Photographs

Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc., the electric distribution utility serving more than 52,000 customers in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, recently announced it ...

 China Baby Food and Pediatric Nutrition Market

Alina john

China Baby Food and Pediatric Nutrition Market

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research " China Baby Food market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, ...

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