Library: Macro International

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Evaporator Fan VFD Initiative Market Progress Evaluation Report No. 2

Date Published: November 1, 2000     Document Type: Market Research Report, Report

This report evaluates the Evaporator Fan VFD Initiative. The main goals of the evaluation are: track progress in overcoming market barriers; assess adoption of the VFD technology; and assess the extent to which VFDs have become an industry standard that will be sustained after the Initiative ends. To this end, the evaluation consists of several activities, including evaluation of data from field trials, interviews with field trial participants, and interviews with vendors, contractors, facility owners, and operators.

Energy Star High Efficiency Residential Windows: Baseline Study & Market Characterization

Date Published: December 1, 1998     Document Type: Market Research Report, Report

The purpose of this study is to: 

  • Develop baseline information on market penetration of <U-35 window and patio door and <U-45 skylight estimates in the four Northwest states.
  • Characterize the manufacture, distribution, and purchase patterns of windows, patio doors, and skylights in the four Northwest states.
  • Identify and discuss factors influencing window and skylight purchases.
 

Baseline Market Evaluation Report: Evaporator Fan VFD Initiative Market Performance Evaluation Report, #1

Date Published: January 1, 1999     Document Type: Evaluation Study / Report, Report

This study promotes the use of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) on evaporator fans in refrigerated warehouse applications. The purpose of this report is to gain a better understanding of and overcome market barriers. It also looks at the potential of VFDs to become an industry standard. In order to evaluate this initiative, information was gathered from field trial data. Information was also gathered from interviews with field trial participants, vendors, contractors, facility owners, and operators.

Baseline Market Assessment: Energy Star High Efficiency Residential Windows

Date Published: January 1, 1998     Document Type: Market Research Report, Report

This study presents baseline information on the market penetration of U-35 windows, U-35 patio doors, and U-45 skylight estimates in the Pacific Northwest. Information came from surveys of window, door, and skylight manufacturers; high-volume builders of single and multifamily units; retailers of windows, patio doors, and skylights; and builders in the high-end remodeling business.