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SEAD and India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency Host Workshop on Enhancing Space Cooling Efficiency and Demand Response

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
SEAD and India’s Bureau of Energy Efficiency Host Workshop on Enhancing Space Cooling Efficiency and Demand Response

The SEAD and 21st Century Power Partnership initiatives, U.S. Department of Energy, and India's Ministry of Power organized a two-day workshop to discuss the impact of air conditioners on the Indian electric grid and the role of energy efficiency and demand response to meet rising electricity demand.

Avoiding 100 New Power Plants by Increasing Efficiency of Room Air Conditioners in India: Opportunities and Challenges

Friday, October 25, 2013
Avoiding 100 New Power Plants by Increasing Efficiency of Room Air Conditioners in India: Opportunities and Challenges

Tapping into India's large potential for energy savings

This paper explores policy options to complement, expand, and improve ongoing programs to capture the energy savings possible in India by improving the energy efficiency of room ACs.

SEAD Room Air Conditioners Analysis Executive Summary

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
SEAD Room Air Conditioners Analysis Executive Summary

This executive summary highlights the objective and scope, analysis method and data sources, metrics, and findings of the Cooling the Planet: Opportunities for Deployment of Superefficient Room Air Conditioners report. 

Cooling the Planet: Opportunities for Deployment of Superefficient Room Air Conditioners

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Cooling the Planet: Opportunities for Deployment of Superefficient Room Air Conditioners

This report presents the results of an analysis of air conditioner (AC) efficiency, providing the background technical information necessary to improve the efficiency of ACs as well as a foundation for the activities of Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) initiative countries.

Room Air Conditioner Benchmarking Study

Monday, April 2, 2012
Room Air Conditioner Benchmarking Study

This study provides policy makers and energy efficiency program managers with tools that allow for the comparison of the efficiency of air conditioning products under the different test procedures and energy efficiency metrics currently in use in major world economies.
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