ESCAP Releases Guidebook on Sustainable Energy Consumption

April 2010: The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has released a guidebook on sustainable energy consumption titled “Promotion of Sustainable Energy Consumption: Consumer Organizations and Efficient Energy Use in the Residential Sector.”

The publication comprises three parts. The first provides an introductory overview to the promotion of sustainable energy consumption in the residential sector of the Asia and Pacific region. The second presents four background information papers on legal, technical and policy aspects of campaigning for energy efficiency. The third part aims to facilitate the exchange of information on best practices and presents five institutional profiles of selected energy efficiency promotion campaigns. [The Guidebook]