Energy Efficiency Standards

The Energy Efficiency Standards Group performs economic, engineering, and environmental analyses in support of the U.S. DOE efficiency standards rulemaking process, and conducts research to improve these analyses. The group has assessed impacts of improvements in efficiency for a wide range of products including home appliances, commercial equipment, lighting, distribution transformers, and electric motors.

Key Analysis Capabilities:Electronics

  • Life-cycle cost and payback period, including uncertainty/variability
  • National impacts
  • Consumer prices
  • Engineering
  • Market assessment
  • Environmental assessment
  • Utility impacts
  • Regulatory impacts (voluntary program alternatives)

Learn more about the Energy Efficiency Standards Group.

Group Leader
Alison Williams

Deputy Group Leaders
Louis-Benoit Desroches
Sanaee Iyama

Strategic Advisors
Greg Rosenquist  
Alex Lekov



Related Publications:



Feng, Wei, Nina Khanna, David Fridley, Jing Ke, Ke Huang, and Nan Zhou. Impact Analysis of Developing Net Zero Energy Buildings in China In 2016 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in BUildings. Vol. 10. Pacific Grove, Ca, 2016.
Gerke, Brian F., Michael A. McNeil, Thomas Tu, and Feiyang Xu. "The International Database of Efficient Appliances (IDEA): A New Resource for Global Efficiency Policy." In 2016 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, Ca, 2016.