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Gadgets and Gigawatts : Policies for Energy Efficient Electronics, International Energy Agency

Abstract
By 2010 there will be over 3.5 billion mobile phones subscribers, 2 billion TVs in use around the world and 1 billion personal computers.This book examines how "smart" this equipment is from an energy efficiency perspective and what the potential is for energy savings.  It includes a global assessment of the changing pattern in residential electricity consumption over the past decade and an in-depth analysis of the role played by electronic equipment. It reviews the influence that government policies have had on creating markets for more energy efficient appliances and identifies new opportunities for creating smarter, more energy efficient homes
Table Of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; Chapter 1 GLOBAL AND REGIONAL TRENDS IN RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION; Chapter 2 EFFECTIVE POLICIES FOR ENERGYEFFICIENCY; Chapter 3 COUNTRY AND REGIONAL REVIEWS; Chapter 4 THE CASE OF ELECTRONIC APPLIANCES; Chapter 5 WHAT'S ON TV?; Chapter 6 COMPUTERS AND MONITORS; Chapter 7 SET-TOP BOXES; Chapter 8 MISCELLANEOUS ICT AND CE EQUIPMENT; Chapter 9 CROSS-CUTTING ISSUES; Chapter 10 SUMMARY OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS; ANNEX I SUMMARY OF ESTIMATED BAU, LLCC AND BAT ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (426 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781282125766

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