The website of the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative

Reports and studies relevant to SEAD activities and energy efficiency standards and labels.


Efficiency Improvement Opportunities for Ceiling Fans  

APEC-CAST Motor Repairs: Potential for Energy Efficiency Improvement  

Harmonisation Potential for Computer Test Methodologies, Product Definitions and Specifications

Self-Financed Efficiency Incentives: Case Study of Mexico

Distribution Transformers: Internationally Comparable Test Methods and Efficiency Class Definitions

  • Source: N14 Energy
  • Published: January 2014

Institutional & Regulatory Framework Assessment for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Appliance Standards and Labeling Program

  • Source: Econoler
  • Published: December 2013

Heat Pump Water Heaters: Potential for Harmonization of International Standards

  • Source: George Wilkenfeld & Associates, Energy Efficient Strategies and Thermal Design, Waide Strategic Efficiency, ARMINES / Mines Paris-Tech.
  • Published: October 2013



The following papers were produced by SEAD and published in the 2013 International Conference for Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL) proceedings:
  1. The SEAD Global Efficiency Medal: Accelerating Market Transformation for Efficient Televisions
  2. Avoiding 100 New Power Plants by Increasing Efficiency of Room Air Conditioners in India: Opportunities and Challenges
  3. Cost and Benefits of Energy Efficiency Improvements in Ceiling Fans
  4. Monitoring and Evaluation of Green Public Procurement Programs
  5. The Benefits of Creating a Cross-Country Data Framework for Energy Efficiency
  6. Evidence of Progress - Measurement of Impacts of Australia's S&L Program from 1990-2010




The following papers were produced by SEAD and published in the 2013 European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) Summer Study proceedings:
  1. Driving Market Transformation and International Collaboration through the SEAD Initiative
  2. Policy into Practice: the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal
  3. Trading Appliance Efficiency for Electricity Subsidies: the Potential in Emerging Economies
  4. Energy Efficiency Appliance Standards: Where do we stand, how far can we go and how do we get there? An Analysis Across Several Economies