Policy Guide

Good practice package for appliances in Japan

Title Status Description


  • Tholen, Lena (Lead author)
  • Adisorn, Thomas (Author)
  • Thomas, Stefan (Reviewer)
  • Wakiyama, Takako (Reviewer)

References and further reading

  • Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (2007): Reduction in Standby Power Consumption. www.bigee.net/s/grikc4
  • Association for Electric Home Appliances (AEHA): Home Appliances Recycling Process. www.bigee.net/s/ex7j7i
  • The Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ): Smart Life www.bigee.net/s/qvyeyi 
  • The Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ) (2009): Energy Saving Labelling Program. www.bigee.net/s/1hjuyg
  • The Energy Conservation Center (ECCJ) (2012): Smart Life. Japan. www.bigee.net/s/qvyeyi 
  • Electric Refrigerator Evaluation Standards Subcommittee, Energy Efficiency Standards Subcommittee of the Advisory Committee for Natural Resources and Energy (2006): Final Report. www.bigee.net/s/vp6sgm 
  • Furukawa, Kazuo: Message from the Chairman. www.bigee.net/s/tcvkpy 
  • Hamamoto, Mitsutsugu (2011): Energy Efficiency and R&D Activity: A study of the Top Runner Program in Japan. Low Carbon Economy. 2011 2, pp.91-98
  • Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI Europe) (2001): The World Buys Green: International survey on national green procurement practices, Freiburg.
  • The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ) (NA): Compendium of Energy Efficiency Policies of APEC Economies. Japan www.bigee.net/s/xq2tqh 
  • International Energy Agency (IEA): Eco-Points Scheme for Green Home Appliances www.bigee.net/s/7mb56r 
  • International Energy Agency (IEA) (2012): Policies and Measures Database- country Japan. www.bigee.net/s/u4rjbb 
  • International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) (2012): Members – Japan. www.bigee.net/s/armzez 
  • Kasahara, Satoru; Paltsev, Sergey; Reilly, John; Jacoby, Henry; Ellerman, A Denny (2005): Climate Change Taxes and Energy Efficiency in Japan. www.bigee.net/s/mgzarz
  • Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate (APP) (2009): Market Transformation Good Practices Handbook; Buildings and Appliances Task Force Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate.
  • Kataoka, Akira (2012): Green Purchasing trends in Japan and international network. Presentation, International Green Purchasing Network. www.bigee.net/s/uuxeds
  • Kawaguchi, Yukie: Profile of Activities oft he Energy Conservation Center of Japan in Enhancement of Energy Efficiency in the Commercial and Residential Sectors. www.bigee.net/s/4xffdj 
  • Machiba, Tomoo; Herrndorf, Martin; Kuhndt, Michael (2007): Green Purchasing. www.bigee.net/s/ad7xmg 
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industriy (METI) (2012): Highlights of METI-related Draft Budget for FY 2012. www.bigee.net/s/waw3ix 
  • Ministry of the Environment (MOE); Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI); Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication (MIC) (2011): Effects of the Home Appliance Eco-Point System Policy. www.bigee.net/s/yn6rvg 
  • New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) (2012): NEDO Projects: Energy and Environmental Technologies. www.bigee.net/s/up2n2x 
  • Seung-Joon, Park (2007): A Carbon Tax or an Environmental Tax Reform: Decision for Japan. www.bigee.net/s/8and7n 
  • Soo-cheol, Lee; Ueta, Kazuhiro; Verde, Stefano (2011): Energy tax and fiscal refrom towards a sustainable low-carbon economy: The Case of Japan. www.bigee.net/s/9arxhn
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)/ Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (2010): Top Runner Program. Revised Edition March 2010. www.bigee.net/s/atdbbx 
  • Tsurusaki, Takahiro; Iwafune, Yumiko; Shibata, Yoshiaki; Murakoshi, Chiharu; Nakagami, Hidetoshi (Jyukankyo Research Institute): Actual Energy Consumption of Top-Runner Refrigerators in Japan

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