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Analysis Finds ROI of Appliance Efficiency Well Below Social Cost of Carbon
New analysis from CLASP finds appliance standards and labeling policies deliver major climate benefits well below the social cost of carbon.
Launching the CLASP Policy Resource Center
CLASP is pleased to launch the CLASP Policy Resource Center (CPRC), a global hub for information on energy efficiency, water efficiency, and quality policies for appliances and equipment.
Beyond Energy Savings: How India’s Efficiency Policies Shape Markets and Help Households
CLASP Senior Associate Kishor Kumar reflects on the success of the India Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) flagship appliance energy efficiency program, and its role in driving change for households and businesses that rely on energy-using appliances and equipment to meet their needs.
Piloting Policy Compliance Best Practices in Vietnam
Rapid growth and industrialization have seen electricity consumption triple over the past decade in Vietnam, with cooling demand contributing a major portion of that growth. CLASP and our local partners kicked off a series of pilot activities that will support effective policy compliance for air conditioners and help protect markets from inefficient and low-quality products.
India Launches Efficiency Policies for Air Compressors and Ultra-High-Definition Televisions
The Indian Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has adopted voluntary energy efficiency policies for air compressors and ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions aimed at reducing the energy use and climate impacts associated with these products while saving money for consumers.
Brazil Increases Efficiency Requirements for Top-Rated Air Conditioners
Policymakers in Brazil have increased the minimum efficiency required for air conditioners marketed as top-performing appliances with the PROCEL seal.
CLASP is one of the more credible, long-term operating NGOs in the space. It is able to explain the potential of legislation, give an overview of important issues globally, and put information in appropriate context.Viktor Sunderberg
President of Environmental & European Affairs, Electrolux
Campaign to Raise Awareness for Kenya Energy Label
In collaboration with the Kenya Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), CLASP launched the #KenyaEnergyLabel Campaign aimed at educating consumers on the utility and benefits of the new energy label.
Summer Cooling Rewind
Over the summer months, CLASP engaged with a variety of practitioners across articles and reports, virtual events, and a digital campaign. Revisit some of the highlights.
Air Conditioner Policy Event Showcases Best Practices from Brazil, China and India
Policymakers from Brazil, China, and India, as well as the UN’s United for Efficiency program spoke at a recent CLASP webinar to share insights from their experiences implementing AC efficiency policy.
Brazil Introduces Revised Labeling Scale for Air Conditioners
Brazilian policymakers have adopted a new efficiency labeling scale for air conditioners (ACs) that will better distinguish the highest-performing products in the market.
Designing a Consumer-Centric Energy Label Awareness Campaign in Kenya
CLASP is collaborating with Kenya’s Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority to conduct a consumer awareness campaign on the country's refrigerator label, aimed at empowering consumers to make informed purchasing decisions and driving them towards high-efficiency products.
Ecolabeling for Air Conditioners Would Support India’s Cooling Policy Goals, Study Finds
A recent CLASP study found that expanding India’s ecolabeling program to address the cradle-to-grave environmental impacts of air conditioners could spur market transformation in the carbon-intensive cooling sector.
Advancing Appliance Efficiency in South Africa
In April, CLASP and the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) formalized a partnership to promote energy efficient household appliances and commercial equipment through a broad scope of activities.
India Launches Efficiency Standards for Deep Freezers, Light Commercial ACs
The Indian Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has adopted voluntary energy efficiency labeling policies for deep freezers and light commercial air conditioners aimed at reducing the energy use and climate impacts associated with these products while saving money for consumers.