All pages with keywords: energy efficiency

Do energy efficiency standards hurt consumers? Evidence from household appliance sales

Do energy efficiency standards hurt consumers? Evidence from household appliance sales

a research article by Arlan Brucal, Michael Roberts 14 May, 2019

This paper examines whether energy efficiency standards influence consumer welfare. read more »


Why the energy efficiency gap is smaller than we think: quantifying heterogeneity and persistence in the returns to energy efficiency measures

Why the energy efficiency gap is smaller than we think: quantifying heterogeneity and persistence in the returns to energy efficiency measures

a working paper by Daire McCoy, Raphaela Kotsch 6 November, 2018

This paper fills a gap in the literature by providing new evidence longer-term impact of energy efficiency measures in terms of savings, and how this varies by measure and household-type. read more »


Why are household energy efficiency measures important for tackling climate change?

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What does energy efficiency mean? Energy efficiency means using less power to perform an action such as switching on a light or to provide a service such as heating water. … read more »


Consultation response: ‘Building a market for energy efficiency’

Consultation response: ‘Building a market for energy efficiency’

a policy publication by Samuela Bassi, Daire McCoy 9 January, 2018

This paper provides responses to selected questions in the UK government’s call for evidence on ‘Building a market for energy efficiency’. read more »


The energy costs of historic preservation

a working paper by Christian Hilber, Charles Palmer, Edward Pinchbeck 16 October, 2017

This research investigates the impact of historical preservation policies in England (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) on domestic energy consumption, finding that the policies limit energy consumption savings. read more »


The effects of home energy efficiency upgrades on social housing tenants: evidence from Ireland

a working paper by Bryan Coyne, Sean Lyons, Daire McCoy 28 September, 2017

This research examines the impact of a home energy efficiency upgrade programme on social housing tenants, drawing from a sample from a large home energy efficiency programme in Ireland, the SEAI Better Energy Communities Scheme. read more »


Energy efficiency regulations benefit, not burden, US consumers

Energy efficiency regulations benefit, not burden, US consumers

a commentary by Arlan Brucal 15 August, 2017

While President Trump’s stance on climate change is somewhat confused, it is no surprise that during his presidency he has pushed back environmental regulations and standards which he suggests place … read more »


Do energy efficiency standards hurt consumers?  Evidence from household appliance sales

Do energy efficiency standards hurt consumers? Evidence from household appliance sales

a working paper by Arlan Brucal, Michael Roberts 23 March, 2017

How do energy efficiency standards affect consumer welfare? To answer this question the authors look at how these standards have affected the price and quality of major appliances – including … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Daire McCoy ‘The effects of home energy efficiency upgrades on social housing tenants: evidence from Ireland’

Grantham Workshop 23 Nov 2016

Daire McCoy, a Research Officer at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, will be the speaker for this seminar. Daire will … read more »


A more sustainable energy strategy for India

a policy publication by Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Himanshu Gupta, Nicholas Stern 28 July, 2016

The COP-21 meeting in Paris produced an important result. For the first time all countries developed and developing agreed to take some mitigation action. However even if all countries deliver on what … read more »