Cool appliances: policy strategies for energy-efficient homes.

Author(s) : IEA, OECD

Type of monograph: Book


This book assesses the potential energy savings and carbon reductions to be achieved through technical improvements to appliances. It describes in detail the electricity consumed in IEA member countries by each residential end-use. It analyses the policy options available to stimulate greater manufacture and use of more efficient appliances and suggests ways to strengthen existing application-efficiency programmes. Extract from the table of contents: electricity demand and CO2 emissions of appliances (energy consumption and efficiency of specific appliance types (heating, food refrigeration, refrigeration technologies, air conditioning); policies used in IEA member countries; the impact of current and future policies; lessons learned and appliance policies design; future shock: challenges from a new generation of appliance; necessity and benefits of international policy coordination. The publication can be downloaded from:


  • Original title: Cool appliances: policy strategies for energy-efficient homes.
  • Record ID : 2007-2386
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Figures, economy, Environment, General information
  • Publication: Iea (international energy agency) - France/France
  • Publication date: 2003
  • ISBN: 9264196617
  • Source: Source: 233 p. (21 x 29.7); fig.; tabl.; ref.; append.