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Energy Efficiency in Household Appliances : Proceedings of the First International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Household Appliances, 10-12 November 1997, Florence, Italy - Paolo Bertoldi

Energy Efficiency in Household Appliances : Proceedings of the First International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Household Appliances, 10-12 November 1997, Florence, Italy

By: Paolo Bertoldi (Editor), Andrea Ricci (Editor), Boudewijn Huenges Wajer (Editor)

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The first International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Household Appliances was held in Florence, Italy, in November 1997. This book provides a full account of presentations made, discussions and conclusions reached during the four days of the Conference. It offers a comprehensive picture of the issues at stake, of the results achieved so far through the design and application of standards, the promotion of a better consumer information, the development of energy efficient products and technologies as well as of test methods and other analytical tools.

Opening Sessionp. 1
Appliances, Energy and the Environment: The Scale of the Issuep. 7
Impact of Energy and Environmental Issues on the Globalisation of the Industry and Marketsp. 14
Energy Consumption of Household Appliancesp. 17
Appliance Energy Efficiency: Opportunities, Barriers and Policy Solutionsp. 22
Energy Efficiency in the Domestic Sector, What Can Utilities Do?p. 38
Present Status of Residential Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards - An International Reviewp. 43
The U.S. Department of Energy's Appliance Energy Efficiency Process Improvement Effortp. 55
Impact of U.S. Energy Efficiency Requirements on Appliance Industryp. 66
The U.S. Experience in Appliance Energy Efficiency: Successful Past, Challenging Futurep. 77
European Union Efforts to Promote More Efficient Appliancesp. 79
The CECED Commitment for Clothes Washersp. 89
The EACEM Commitment for TVs and VCRsp. 92
Appliance Energy Labels from Around the Worldp. 100
Understanding Consumer Behaviour: The Implications for UK Policyp. 113
The EU-Labelling Scheme: Does it Really Work for Consumers?p. 125
Making the Market Force Work: The E-rated Appliances Programmep. 131
Appliances on the Web: A New Tool to Inform Consumersp. 138
Changing Patterns of Air Conditioning in Japanp. 149
End Use Measurement Campaigns of Electricity Specific Uses in the Residential Sectorp. 158
Survey of Uses of Domestic Appliances in United Kingdom 1996p. 171
Experience of the Stadtische Werke AG (the Municipal Utility of the City of Kassel, Germany) with Rebate Programmes for Energy-Efficient Households Appliances and Lamps Over the Last 4 Yearsp. 176
Utility's DSM Initiative Can Accelerate the Introduction of Energy Efficient Appliancesp. 183
Utility's DSM Initiative Can Accelerate the Introduction of Energy Efficient Appliances, the Danish Experiencep. 191
Energy Saving in Houses, Information to Families and Negotiating With Producers. Adiconsum Consumer Association Role in the Matterp. 199
The Achievements in Refrigeration Appliances from the Industrial Point of Viewp. 204
Washing Machines - Latest Developments in Technologyp. 209
Refrigerators, Freezers and Relevant Standardsp. 218
Refrigerators: Developments in the European Marketp. 231
Technology Procurement: The Development of the Competition for A-rated Driersp. 248
Development of the E-Polis Instruments to Evaluate the Country Specificity: The Case of Wet Appliancesp. 252
The Results of a Consumers Impact Evaluationp. 258
State of the Art in Economic Evaluation Methodologies and Manufacturer Impact Modelingp. 271
Findings of EU Study on Water Heathersp. 284
Residential Air Conditioners: U.S. Experience and Possible Extensions to the Global Marketp. 296
Preliminary Results from the Study on Energy Consumption in the TV on Modep. 309
Study on Miscellaneous Standby Power Consumption of Household Equipment (light - audio - white goods)p. 318
Marketing Energy Efficiency in High-Profile Marketsp. 322
The GEA Consumer Information Schemep. 326
In-House Measurements of the Electricity Consumption of Home Entertainment Appliances: The CEMEDA Collaborationp. 332
Results from the Investigations on Leaking Electricity in the USAp. 342
Stand-by Electricity Consumption in Japanese Housesp. 353
New Efficient Lighting Technologies for the Homep. 364
New Energy Efficient Torchieres Ready for Hot Torchiere Marketp. 375
Developing the Specification for a Replacement Incandescent Lampp. 386
Building Buyer Strength for a Future Bulbp. 395
European Experiences in Initiatives Concerning Energy Saving in the Lighting Field: Actions Performed by CELMA and CELMA-COMPONENTSp. 401
Market Research on the Use of Energy Saving Lamps: The DELight Projectp. 405
Implementation and Evaluation of Residential Lighting Projects in Brazilp. 412
Monitoring Domestic Lightingp. 419
Evaluation of the Joint DSM Action "Bright North Rhein-Westphalia" for Efficient Residential Lightingp. 426
Results from the Sacha Projectp. 436
Household Electricity Consumption in the Czech Republic and Effective Ways to Influence itp. 447
Energy Consumption and Energy Efficiency for Chinese Household Appliancep. 455
Stories from Asia: Standards and Labeling Successesp. 469
Evaluating the Impact of the Australian Household Appliance Energy Efficiency Programp. 487
Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling of Household Refrigerator-Freezers in Iranp. 499
The Next Generation of Appliances: Visions for Sustainabilityp. 511
Super Efficient Cooling Needs Effective Policiesp. 523
Tomorrow's Refrigeratorsp. 530
Last Progresses for Energy Savings for Domestic Refrigeratorsp. 539
The Next Generation of Energy Test Proceduresp. 547
Involving Other Industries: The Role for the Detergent Manufacturersp. 556
Greening the Industry, the Evolution of Resource Efficient Products and Environmental Standardsp. 558
Environment, Economy and Efficiency: This is What Consumers Will Expectp. 571
Will Tomorrow's Utility Supply the Energy Services Domestic Customers Need?p. 576
Step One for Market Transformation: Identify the Actorsp. 586
Retailers: A Possible Stepping Stone for Promoting Energy Efficiency in Household Appliancesp. 596
Climate Change and Appliance Efficiencyp. 606
Conclusions and Recommendationsp. 608
Closing Speechp. 610
Households: A New IT Marketp. 612
New Customer/Utility Services and Communication Mediap. 613
Home Electronic Systemsp. 615
Leaking Electricity in the U.S.: Standby and Off-mode Power Consumption in Consumer Electronics and Household Appliancesp. 623
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ISBN: 9783540651147
ISBN-10: 3540651144
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 634
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.89