Buildings energy efficiency in China, Germany, and the United States
Buildings energy efficiency in China, Germany, and the United States / Hermann Amecke, Jeff Deason, Andrew Hobbs, Aleksandra Novikova, Yang Xiu & Zhang Shengyuan. Climate Policy Initiative, April 2013, 33 p.
This report compares energy efficiency policy in buildings in China, Germany, and the United States, providing the context for, and describing, policies in these three coun- tries in order to lay the groundwork for future review of policy effectiveness. As a lens for our analysis, we identify four opportunities for policy to impact energy use in buildings: new con- struction, building retrofit, equipment, and operations… read more on CPI website