Energy Efficiency in Househould Appliances and Lighting / Edition 1

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This book covers the state of the art of energy efficiency in household appliances and lighting which can be used now and in the near future to achieve significant and cost-effective energy savings. Recent developments in advanced appliance and lighting technologies by some of the largest manufacturers are also presented. Although energy-efficient household appliances and lighting technologies can save a huge amount of electricity, they still have not been widely adopted. The barriers which can hinder the adoption of those technologies are presented. Policies and programmes to promote the large-scale penetration of energy-efficient technologies and the market transformation are featured in the book, describing the experiences gained in different parts of the world. This extensive coverage includes contributions from relevant institutions in the European Union, North America, Latin America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540414827
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 2/23/2001
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 872
  • Product dimensions: 1.73 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

General Sessions.- Paralle Sessions.- Washing Machines and Detergents Technology.- Refrigeration Appliances and Vacuum Panel Technology.- Gas and Electric Installed Appliances (Heating, Water Heating, Cooling).- Motor and It Technology for Appliances (Refrigerators, A/C, Washing Machines).- Consumer Electronics.- Domestic Lighting (Technology, DSM Programmes).- Test Methods for Appliances.- End-use Monitoring (In-situ Monitoring, Smart Metering, Tariff).- Consumer Behaviour.- Policies and Governmental Programmes (Standards, Labelling).- Policies and Governmental Programmes (DSM, Action Plan).

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