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The New Jersey ENERGY STAR Products Working Group Appliance and Windows Baseline Studies

Date Published: March 15, 2001     Document Type: Market Research Report, Report

The objectives of this study cover a wide range of issues and research topics relevant to the implementation of market-based energy efficiency strategies in this era of utility competition and deregulation. The short-term objective of the Appliance and Windows programs is to increase consumer awareness, acceptance and purchase of qualified ENERGY STAR products. In the longer term, the objective is to create a self-sustaining market for energy-efficient products. Methodology included telephone surveys, in-person interviews, and site visits. Two baseline studies were completed, one for windows, and one for appliances. Both include market share information, general awareness of ENERGY STAR among consumers and producers, involvement of dealers in the ENERGY STAR program, and the manufacturing level of production. The ENERGY STAR programs face informational, behavioral, structural, price-related, and product-feature related market barriers.

Commercial Energy Efficient Construction Baseline Study Task 1 Final Report: On-Site Survey of New Construction and Renovation Projects

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

This assessment was designed to assess standard market practices for equipment specification and building/facility design in new commercial construction in New Jersey to assist in the promotion of energy efficient equipment. The data presented in this report will help establish the base efficiency level for further efficiency measures to be promoted through market based energy efficiency programs offered by New Jersey utilities. This report provides baseline equipment installation practices for lighting, HVAC and building shell technologies. The determination of the commercial energy efficient construction practices was accomplished by the on-site audit of 96 newly constructed and renovation buildings. These building were classified into five building types including offices, hospitals, nursing homes, lodging, primary/secondary education, and retail. The on-site audit included detailed data collection through use of an on-site interview and encompassed on-site surveys.

New Jersey Electric & Gas Utilities: Commercial Energy Efficient Lighting and HVAC Baseline Study Task II Report: Decision Maker Interviews

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

This study considers new construction/renovation projects in the Public Service Electric & Gas, GPU Energy, and Atlantic Electric service regions. In order to effect a market transformation in the commercial markets and comprehend the decision making process for new construction/renovation projects, the results of interviews with 33 decision makers/designers were examined.

New Jersey Electric & Gas Utilities: Commercial Energy Efficient Lighting and HVAC Baseline Study Task III - Report Equipment Replacement and Remodeling Interviews

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

This study looks to understand new construction/renovation projects in the Public Service Electric & Gas, GPU Energy, and Atlantic Electric service regions. In order to effect a market transformation in the commercial markets and comprehend the decision making processes, the types of equipment sold, and the dominant sales channels for new construction/renovation projects, the results of interviews with 20 lighting suppliers, 20 lighting contractors, 21 HVAC contractors, and 14 HVAC suppliers were examined.