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Appliance Efficiency: An Underutilized Opportunity on the Path to Net-Zero Emissions
Analysis shows current climate commitments will not achieve the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. By leveraging data from CLASP's new tool, Mepsy, Senior Associate Lauren Boucher explores how minimum energy performance standards can help raise the ambition of NDCs and lower global emissions by 2030.
Proposed Heat Pump Incentive Program Could Rapidly Transform the US Residential Market and Deliver $27 Billion in Consumer Energy Bill Savings
The proposed program offers a pragmatic and cost-effective pathway to convert the entire US supply chain of unitary ACs into heat pumps. It aims to “raise the floor” for electric space heating in the residential HVAC market, delivering 45 million new installations over 10 years and paving the way for more ambitious decarbonization efforts.
Introducing Mepsy, CLASP’s Appliance & Equipment Climate Impact Calculator
This week CLASP introduces Mepsy, a new planning tool designed to help policymakers, researchers, and others assess the climate and energy impacts of appliance energy efficiency policy scenarios.
New Analyses from CLASP Signal Potential for Water Efficiency Measures to Cut Water Waste & CO2 Emissions
New CLASP research reveals the opportunity to reduce water consumption while avoiding associated carbon emissions from water heating through water efficiency policies for showerheads and faucets. The reports assess the world’s top carbon-emitting economies and identify three major countries where new or revised policies would have the greatest impact.
Virtual Office, Real CO2 Reductions
This article is the second in a series where CLASP takes up emerging topics in climate and energy access; written by Stephen Pantano, CLASP Chief Research Officer.
Heating Electrification: The Next Opportunity for Coordinated Climate Action
This article is the first in a series where CLASP takes up emerging topics in climate and energy access; written by Stephen Pantano, CLASP Chief Research Officer.
Through our work with CLASP, we were able to determine buying and use patterns of energy efficient, off-grid appliances. This information can be used to better serve off- and weak-grid Bangladeshi end-users, shape future programming, and the availability of off-grid appliances.Dr. Rushad Faridi
Head of Research at dataWhiz
India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency Releases Video about the Benefits of Star Labeled Appliances
European Union Explores Circular Economy Legislation
The European Commission adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Policy Package in 2015 – a legislative system that applies nature’s intrinsic “circle of life” concept to consumer products and appliances to promote and advance more resource-efficient, sustainable product policies.