The benchmarking report for the international comparison of water heater performance is now available for review. The products and regulatory policies compared are those recently available in Australia, Canada, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, and the USA.
The international comparison of the energy performance of distribution transformers and associated MEPS levels is now available. This report shows key differences in the spread of product performance in Australia, Canada, India, the Republic of Korea, and the USA. It also examines and compares variations in the scope and stringency of national minimum performance levels and other policies.
The benchmarking report discussing the international comparison of the energy performance of dishwashers in nine countries/regions is now available. It examines variations in the scope and stringency of national minimum performance levels and other policies and shows key differences in product performance between countries over the 1996-2012 period.
The latest Annex benchmarking report which is an international comparison of the energy performance of refrigerator-freezers and freezers is now available. This is an update of an Annex report published in 2010. It examines variations in the scope and stringency of national minimum performance levels and other policies and shows key differences in product performance between countries over the 1996-2011 period.
Following the recent publication of the full benchmarking reports for vending machines, standby power and retail display cabinets, the key policy observations from these reports have now been distilled into these two page summaries.
The IEA 4E Mapping and Benchmarking Annex runs Webinars (online seminars) to present the results and key conclusions for each product analysed to a wider audience. To date, there have been seven product analyses presented in this format and recordings of all of these webinars can be viewed at any time on this website.
The IEA 4E Mapping and Benchmarking Annex is pleased to announce four new on-line seminars to present the outcomes of recent product analyses: standby power, washing machines, vending machines and retail display cabinets.
The IEA 4E Mapping and Benchmarking Annex is pleased to publish a range of new reports on refrigeration products. The final benchmarking reports comparing the international energy performance of vending machines and commercial retail display cabinets are now available along with the updated mapping reports for domestic refrigerated appliances in 9 countries.
The analysis of a diverse number of datasets showing standby power performance from many products internationally is now available. The report focuses on 10 products or product categories; televisions, home audio, washing machines, microwave ovens, DVD and Blu-ray players/recorders, computer displays, notebook PCs, external power supplies, multifunction devices and set top boxes.
The first of a series of on-line seminars have now been completed with feedback from participants very positive. These webinars will be available as on-line recordings for others to watch later.
Mapping documents for vending machines and refrigerated retail display cabinets are now available and are the first outputs under the mapping and benchmarking annex analysing non-domestic products.
The IEA 4E Mapping and Benchmarking Annex has submitted in a number of reports for inclusion in the Clean Energy Ministerial Meetings in London during the week of 23 April 2012.
Comparative Performance of air conditioners internationally demonstrates value of long-term performance standards