Guidebook on Promotion of Sustainable Energy Consumption: Consumer Organizations and Efficient Energy Use in the Residential Sector (Google eBook)

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United Nations Publications, 2002 - Consumer education - 153 pages
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The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) secretariat has on various occasions conducted consultations with non-governmental organizations (NGO) and in particular with consumer organizations, on effective approaches and concepts regarding consumer information for the promotion of energy efficiency and sustainable energy use. This publication presents outcomes and recommendations on these discussions that can serve as guidelines for NGOs. The publication covers three main areas, first, an introductory overview of the promotion of sustainable energy consumption in the residential sector of the region. The second part presents background information on essential legal, technical and policy aspects of campaigning for energy efficiency. And the final part, aims at facilitating the exchange of information on best practices and presents five institutional profiles of selected energy efficiency promotion campaigns.
  

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Introductory Overview on Promotion of Sustainable Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector
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Promotion of Energy Efficiency through Effective Consumer Information Selected Issues and Policies
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Best Practices of Energy Efficiency Campaigns
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United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection as expanded in 1999
139
Contributing Authors and ESCAP Secretariat Contact Information
149
ESCAP Secretariat Contact Information
152
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