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Title: The United States Federal Energy Management Program lighting energy efficiency 2017 update and impacts

Abstract

Lighting consumes a great deal of electrical energy in buildings, and the U.S. federal government is the largest single energy consumer in the United States. Therefore, the way that the U.S. federal government manages its lighting energy use is of great importance. One important way that energy use is managed is through Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) energy efficiency requirements. However, there is not much literature on how these requirements are set and how to value the resulting savings. This paper documents the methodology used to develop these for the 2017 FEMP lighting update. A methodology for calculating the total benefits is presented that goes beyond site energy saved, and includes full fuel cycle energy savings, energy cost savings, emissions offset and monetized emissions costs. The results show total benefits of $33 million USD including 475 kilotons of carbon dioxide (CO2) offset under the low compliance scenario, $104 million USD including 1494 kilotons of CO2 offset under the medium compliance scenario, and $217 million USD including 3124 kilotons of CO2 offset under the high compliance scenario.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Federal Energy Management Program Office (EE-5F)
OSTI Identifier:
1478357
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Applied Energy
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 233-234; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0306-2619
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION

Citation Formats

Siap, David, Payne, Christopher, and Lekov, Alex. The United States Federal Energy Management Program lighting energy efficiency 2017 update and impacts. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.10.029.
Siap, David, Payne, Christopher, & Lekov, Alex. The United States Federal Energy Management Program lighting energy efficiency 2017 update and impacts. United States. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.10.029.
Siap, David, Payne, Christopher, and Lekov, Alex. Tue . "The United States Federal Energy Management Program lighting energy efficiency 2017 update and impacts". United States. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.10.029.
@article{osti_1478357,
title = {The United States Federal Energy Management Program lighting energy efficiency 2017 update and impacts},
author = {Siap, David and Payne, Christopher and Lekov, Alex},
abstractNote = {Lighting consumes a great deal of electrical energy in buildings, and the U.S. federal government is the largest single energy consumer in the United States. Therefore, the way that the U.S. federal government manages its lighting energy use is of great importance. One important way that energy use is managed is through Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) energy efficiency requirements. However, there is not much literature on how these requirements are set and how to value the resulting savings. This paper documents the methodology used to develop these for the 2017 FEMP lighting update. A methodology for calculating the total benefits is presented that goes beyond site energy saved, and includes full fuel cycle energy savings, energy cost savings, emissions offset and monetized emissions costs. The results show total benefits of $33 million USD including 475 kilotons of carbon dioxide (CO2) offset under the low compliance scenario, $104 million USD including 1494 kilotons of CO2 offset under the medium compliance scenario, and $217 million USD including 3124 kilotons of CO2 offset under the high compliance scenario.},
doi = {10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.10.029},
journal = {Applied Energy},
issn = {0306-2619},
number = C,
volume = 233-234,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {10}
}