Policy Guide

Voluntary Agreements with commercial or public organisations


  • Xia, Chun (Lead author)
  • Tholen, Lena (Author)
  • Thomas, Stefan (Reviewer)
  • Kiyar, Dagmar (Reviewer)

References and further reading

  • Bertoldi, Paolo; Rezessy, Silvia (2010): Voluntary Agreements in the Field of Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction: Review and Analysis of the Experience in Member States of the European Union. www.bigee.net/s/unp1z5
  • Ciugudeanu, Calin; Bertoldi, Paolo (2004): Five-year assessment of the European GreenLight programme. In: Ingineria Iluminatului – Journal of Lighting Engineering. Vol. 14 (2004), pp. 5-10. 
  • Energystar: How New Homes Earn the ENERGY STAR. www.bigee.net/s/ust8nk 
  • EU-greenlight: What to do? Verifying the energy savings. www.bigee.net/s/vsubsc 
  • Gupta, Sujata; Tirpak, Dennis A.; Burger, Nicholas; Gupta, Joyeeta; Höhne, Niklas; Boncheva, Antonia I.; Kanoan, Gorashi M.; Kolstad, Charles; Kruger, Joseph A.; Michaelowa, Axel; Murase, Shinya; Pershing, Jonathan; Saijo, Tatsuyoshi; Sari, Agus (2007): Policies, Instruments and Co-operative Arrangements. In Climate Change 2007: Mitigation. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. [B. Metz, O.R. Davidson, P.R. Bosch, R. Dave, L.A. Meyer (eds)], Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. www.bigee.net/s/mervmf
  • International Energy Agency (IEA) (2010): Monitoring, Verification and Enforcement. Improving compliance within equipment energy efficiency programmes. www.bigee.net/s7/epktgk
  • Klima-, Energi- og Bygningsministeriet (2013): Energy policy report 2013. www.bigee.net/s/s4vcfd
  • Neme, Chris; Cowart, Richard (2012): Energy Efficiency Feed-in-Tariffs: Key Policy and Design Considerations. www.bigee.net/s/am4mbf 
  • Reeves, Ari; Jones, Matthew R.; Zipser Schallheim, Dana; Skaggs, Jacob; MacRae, Lani (2008): ENERGY STAR Quantity Quotes – A New Tool for Reaching Large Purchasers of Energy-Efficient Products. ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 2008 www.bigee.net/s/f35na1 
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (2007): Assessment of policy instruments for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from buildings.
  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) (2013): Federal Energy Management Program. Commit to Efficiency. www.bigee.net/s/g3jr46 
  • Valentová, Michaela; Bertoldi, Paolo (2010): Evaluation of the GreenBuilding Programme. Presented in 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. www.bigee.net/s/dattpn 

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