The tool provides the opportunity to analyse the impacts of 23 different policy types from 4 energy-using sectors: public buildings, commercial buildings, residential buildings, and transportation. Impacts of policy choices are analysed in terms of energy savings, cost savings, pollution reduction, and other outcomes over a time period set by the user. The tool also allows for assigning the weights to different policy options based on community priorities in order to tailor policy development process to community goals.
To evaluate impacts of policy choices
Local policy-makers, Stakeholders
Stage of PD cycle
Sectors: Buildings, Cross cutting, Industry, Renewables
Country / Region: Northern America, United StatesTags: building types, commercial buildings, economic cost, energy, energy efficiency, energy savings, impacts on systems and sectors, policy options, pollution, residential buildings
Knowledge Object: Tool / Instrument
Published by: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)