American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (1980; Washington; 61 staff; aceee.org)
A nonprofit organization, “that acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. We are working for a future in which energy efficiency helps the United States achieve economic prosperity, energy security, and a healthy environment.”
Energy Efficiency Portals:
- National Energy Efficiency Policy – National policies to improve energy efficiency can reduce oil imports, improve the reliability of the U.S.
- State Energy Efficiency Policy – A look at state-level energy efficiency programs and policies.
- Local Energy Efficiency Policy – Local policies related to energy efficiency — implemented at the scale of a municipality, county or metropolitan region — can improve community self-reliance, save consumers and citizen
- Residential Home & Appliances – American homes use almost 25% of the energy consumed in the United States.
- Commercial Buildings & Equipment – Commercial buildings account for 19% of the energy consumed in the United States.
- Industrial Manufacturing & Agriculture – Accounting for about one-third of all end-use energy in the United States, the industrial sector consumes more energy than any other sector.
- Transportation Vehicles & Systems – The transportation sector consumes approximately 28% of all end-use energy in the United States.
- Behavior & Human Dimensions – Understanding human behavior is critical for achieving the goals of energy efficiency.
- Energy Efficiency Programs – The origin of utility-sector energy efficiency programs traces back to the energy crises in the 1970s, when a new concept of “energy conservation” emerged to help customers cope with soaring energy
- Market Transformation – The term market transformation is the strategic process of intervening in a market to create lasting change in market behavior by removing identified barriers or exploiting opportunities
- Energy Efficiency Topics – Browse a list of topics related to energy efficiency
Leadership: Naomi Baum (CEO)
Budget: ~$9.4m (2017)