For each of the following products, the EES group conducts a series of analyses to assist DOE in evaluating and setting potential standards, test procedures, or both. For each of these products, these analyses may include:

  • equipment price and markups analysis;
  • energy use analysis;
  • consumer life-cycle cost (LCC) and payback period (PBP) analyses;
  • shipments analysis;
  • national impact analysis (NIA), which considers national energy savings (NES) and consumer net present value (NPV);
  • emissions impact analysis;
  • employment impact analysis; and
  • regulatory impact analysis.