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Changing Behavior: The Beginnings of Conservation is Schools, Yvonne C. Coleman, BPA, Sharon Noell, Portland General Electric, and Jerry Bingold, North American Energy Services. Energy Program Evaluation: Uses, Methods, and Results. International Energy Program Evaluation, Chicago, IL, August 1995.

ECM and Equipment Lifetimes: Results and Implications of Recent Measure Life Studies. Lisa Skumatz, Skumatz Economic Research Associates, Inc. and Curtis Hickman, BPA. Energy Program Evaluation: Uses, Methods, and Results. International Energy Program Evaluation, Chicago, IL, August 1995.

Evaluation of Showerhead and Faucet Aerator Savings in Multifamily and Single Family Residences. Marc Schuldt, SWB Consulting, William Hopkins, Puget Sound Power & Light, Debra Tachibana, Seattle City Light, and Curtis Hickman, BPA. Energy Program Evaluation: Uses, Methods, and Results. International Energy Program Evaluation, Chicago, IL, August 1995.

Impact Evaluation of Energy Conservation Measures Installed at a New Industrial Facility. Darryl R. Brown and Gary E. Spanner, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, and Sheila Riewer, BPA. Energy Program Evaluation: Uses, Methods, and Results. International Energy Program Evaluation, Chicago, IL, August 1995.

Impact Evaluation of a Major Residential Efficiency Program: the Importance of Market Transformation. Allen D. Lee, Z. Todd Taylor, and Linda J. Sandahl, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, and Sheila Riewer, BPA. Energy Program Evaluation: Uses, Methods, and Results, International Energy Program Evaluation, Chicago, IL, August 1995.

Program Incentives: Do They Influence the Customer's Fuel Decision?, Yvonne C. Coleman, BPA; Fred Gordon and Les Tumidaj, Portland Energy Associates, Inc. Energy Program Evaluation: Uses, Methods, and Results. International Energy Program Evaluation, Chicago, IL, August 1995.

The Effect of Weather on PRISM Estimates of Retrofit Energy Savings. Ellen Franconi, Alan Meier, and Bruce Nordman, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory; and Bruce Cody, BPA. Energy Program Evaluation: Uses, Methods, and Results, International Energy Program Evaluation, Chicago, IL, August 1995.

The Path to Residential Energy Codes: Twelve Years of Evaluating New Residential Construction Market Transformation in the Pacific Northwest. Pam Brandis, BPA and Vince Schueler, Washington State Energy Office. Energy Program Evaluation: Uses, Methods, and Results. International Energy Program Evaluation, Chicago, IL, August 1995.

A Cooperative Approach to Resource Conservation in Public Schools, Roberta M. Watson and Yvonne C. Coleman, BPA and Jerry L. Bingold, North American Energy Services, ACEEE 1994 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.

Bidding for DSM Resources: a New Business Venture. J. Peters, M. McRae - Barakat/Chamberlin; J. Oates - BPA. (5/93)

Bonneville Power Administration's Residential Weatherization Program: What are the Real Savings and at What Cost? J. Oates - BPA; R. Moe, R. Johnston, and M. Doyle - Synergic Resources Corporation. (7/93)

Do you get what you pay for in DSM Bidding Programs? M. McRae, J. Peters, Barakat and Chamberlin, Inc., P. Brandis, BPA. Energy Conservation Program Evaluation: Practical Methods, Useful Results, Conference Proceedings, Chicago, IL (8/93)

Impact Evaluations of Industrial Energy Conservation Projects in the Pacific Northwest. G.E. Spanner, D. Brown, G. Sullivan - Pacific Northwest Laboratories; Sheila Riewer - BPA. Energy Conservation Program Evaluation: Practical Methods, Useful Results, Chicago, IL (8/93)

Measure DSM Energy Savings in New Multi-family Buildings. Pam Brandis, BPA and M. Schuldt, J. Bamberger, H. Robinson Townes, SBW Consulting, Inc. Energy Conservation Program Evaluation: Practical Methods, Useful Results, Energy Conservation Program Evaluation: Practical Methods, Useful Results, Conference Proceedings, Chicago, IL (8/93)

Building Site Visits, a Look at Measure Retention as an Element of Program Evaluation". C. Hickman, P. Brandis, ACEEE, 1992 Summer Study

Field Study of Energy-Efficient Showerheads. S. Bailey, M. Warwick, A. Lauhala, C. Hickman, C. Dent, ACEEE 1992 Conference Proceedings, Summer Study (8/92)

Measure Life Study: The Effect of Commercial Building Changes on Energy Using Equipment. L. Skumatz, C. Hickman, ACEEE 1992, Summer Study (8/92)

Building Site Visits as a Supplement to Program Evaluation C. Hickman and T. Steele, Fifth International Energy Program Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL (8/91)

Engineering Estimates vs. Impact Evaluation Results How Do They Compare And Why? S. Nadel and K. Keating. Fifth International Energy Program Evaluation, Chicago, IL (8/91)

Performing Impact Evaluations In Industrial Retrofit: The Energy Savings Plan Program S. Riewer, BPA, and G.E. Spanner. Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Chicago, IL (8/91)

Promoting Energy-Efficient Home Construction: The Impacts of Alternative Policy Instruments M. A. Brown, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, P. Brandis and B. Cody, BPA, and P. Degens, ERC Environmental & Energy Services Co. National Energy Program Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL (8/91)

Technology Assessment: Impact Evaluation of Programs vs. Measures F. Gordon and K. Keating. Fifth International Energy Program Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL (8/91)

The Persistence of Energy Savings Over Time: Two and Three Years After Participation in a Retrofit Program. Pam Brandis, BPA, and M. Hossein Haeri, ERCI. Fifth International Conservation Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL. (8/91)

Evaluation of the Long-Term Impacts of Bonneville's Interim Residential Weatherization Program on Household Energy Savings. L. Ecker, ERCE, Inc. J. Sullens, Bonneville Power Administration, and P. Degens, ERCE, Inc. 1991 International Energy Program Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL (8/91)

An Integrated Approach for Evaluating Actual DSM Savings in New Multi-family Buildings M. Schuldt, SBW, P. Brandis, BPA. Boston, MA (8/91)

Reliability of Conservation Impacts: Issues and Data. K. Keating, Bonneville Power Administration. Enhancing Electricity's Value to Society. Canadian Electrical Society. Toronto, Canada. (10/90)

Conducting Successful Programs to Increase Manufactured Housing Energy Efficiency. Sheila Riewer, BPA, A.D. Lee and S. Volke, Pacific Northwest Laboratory. Symposium on Improving Building Systems in Hot and Humid Climates. Ft. Worth, TX. (10/90)

Evaluating the Impacts of Model Conservation Standards on Single-Family Construction Practices in the Northwest. P. Brandis and B. Cody, Bonneville Power Administration, and M. Hossein Haeri, ERC Environmental and Energy Service Company. 1990 ACEEE Summer Study, Pacific Grove, CA. (8/90)

When Manufactured Homes and Model Conservation Standards Meet. Sheila Riewer, BPA and A.D. Lee, Pacific Northwest Laboratory. 1990 ACEEE Summer Study, Pacific Grove, CA. (8/90)

The Energy Savings Plan: Incentives for Efficiency Improvements in the Industrial Sector. Sheila Riewer, Bonneville Power Administration and Gary Spanner, Pacific Northwest Laboratory. 1990 ACEEE Summer Study, Pacific Grove, CA. (8/90)

The Persistence of Residential Energy Behavior and Weatherization Savings. D. White, Oakridge National Laboratory, P. Brandis, BPA, and M. Brown, Oakridge National Laboratory. Pacific Sociological Association. Spokane, WA. (4/90)

Estimation of the Incremental Cost of Constructing Super Good Cents Homes: Methodology and Results. Bruce Cody, BPA; Marvin Horowitz, ERC Environmental and Energy Services Co.; and John Jennings, Columbia Information Systems. Fourth International Conservation Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL. (8/89)

Cost-Effectiveness of Conservation Upgrades in Manufactured Homes. Allen Lee, Pacific Northwest Laboratory; Sheila Riewer, BPA. Fifteenth Annual Conference of the Solar Energy Society of Canada, Penticton, BC, Canada. (6/89)

Bonneville's Conservation Programs and Evaluations: Past Experiences and Future Directions. K. M. Keating and Sheila Riewer, Energy, Mines, and Resources, Ottawa, & Ontario Hydro, Ontario, Canada. Revised (5/89)

Demonstrating Model Conservation Standards in Manufactured Housing. Sheila Riewer. 1988 ACEEE Summer Study, Pacific Grove, CA. (8/88)

Comparison of the Performance and Energy Savings Potential of Heat Pump, Solar, and Conventional Water Heaters in the Pacific Northwest. J.A. Bamberger, R.C. Hanlen, B.A. LeBaron, W.L. Nicholson, and P.W. Zimmerman, PNL; B. Cody, BPA. (1988)

Lilliputians in the Land of Giants or: Sociologists in Energy Conservation Program Evaluation. P. Brandis, BPA. Society for Applied Sociologists. Lexington, KY. (11/87)

A Market Test of Solar and Heat Pump Water Heaters: Promotion vs. Incentives. Bruce Cody, Third International Conservation Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL. (8/87)

Captured Conservation: One Year of a Decade. Pam Brandis and Benson Bronfman, Third International Conservation Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL. (8/87)

Cold Facts. Hot Ideas. Evaluation of an Appliance Efficiency Promotion Campaign. Sheila Riewer, Third International Conservation Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL. (8/87)

Creating an Efficient Data Environment: The Energy Consumers Data Library. Phillip A. Windell, Third International Conservation Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL. (8/87)

In Search of an Impact: An Evaluation of an Institutional Buildings Program. K. M. Keating and Susan Blachman, Third International Conservation Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL. (8/87)

Process Evaluation of the Bonneville Energy Edge Program. Nancy Benner, Bruce Cody, and Joe Harding, Third International Conservation Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL. (8/87)

Singing the Praises of Process Evaluations. Pam Brandis and Sheila Riewer, Third International Conservation Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL. (8/87)

Turning Over New Ground: An Impact Evaluation of an Irrigated Agriculture Program. K. Keating, Bruce Harrer, and Jack Tawil, Third International Conservation Evaluation Conference, Chicago, IL. (8/87)

Process Evaluations: Evaluations That Serve Program Managers. K.M. Keating, Canadian Evaluation Society Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada. (6/87)

The Use of Evaluations by Policymakers. K. M. Keating and Pam Brandis, Presented at the Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Eugene, OR. (4/87)

Issues and Results from the Evaluation of the Adoption and Enforcement of Model Conservation Standards. K. Keating, D. Lerman, and L. McCutcheon, ACEEE Summer Study, Santa Cruz, CA. (8/86)

The Elmhurst Residential Rebate Program: Issues in the Conduct of a Comprehensive Evaluation. B. Bronfman, M. Horowitz, D. Lerman, F. Petersen, J. Elizalde, ACEEE Summer Study, Santa Cruz, CA. (8/86)

Dynamics of Energy Savings Due to Conservation Programs. E. Hirst and K. Keating, ACEEE Summer Study, Santa Cruz, CA. (8/86)

Hourly Impacts of Residential Weatherization: The Shape of Things to Come. W. M. Warwick, Energy Conservation Program Evaluation: Practical Methods, Useful Results. Chicago, IL. (8/85)

Self-Selection: Are We Beating a Dead Horse? K. Keating, Energy Conservation Program Evaluation: Practical Methods, Useful Results. Chicago, IL. (8/85)

Dynamic Effects of Utility Energy Conservation Programs: A Residential Retrofit Program Example. E. Hirst and K. Keating, Energy Conservation Program Evaluation: Practical Methods, Useful Results. Chicago, IL. (8/85)

Evaluation of a Financial Incentive Program: The BPA Residential Weatherization Program. E. Hirst, R. Goeltz, and K. Keating. Energy Conservation Program Evaluation: Practical Methods, Useful Results. Chicago, IL. (8/85)

Installer Marketing of a Utility Weatherization Program. F. Petersen, and B. Bronfman. Meeting Energy Challenges - Expo-85. Oakland, CA. (5/85)

Process Evaluation as a Management Tool. Kenneth Keating and David Lerman. Meeting Energy Challenges - Expo-85. Oakland, CA. (5/85)

Advantages and Limits of Longitudinal Evaluation Research in Energy Conservation. K. M. Keating and E. Hirst. Joint Annual Meetings of the Evaluation Network and the Evaluation Research Society, San Francisco, CA. (10/84)

One Year May Not be Enough: BPA Residential Weatherization Impacts After Two Years. K. Keating and E. Hirst. Energy Conservation Program Evaluation: Practical Methods, Useful Results. Chicago, IL. (8/84)

Where the Fiberglass Ends, Research Begins. K. Keating. Annual Meetings of the Rural Sociological Society. College Station, TX. (8/84)

Survey Contributions to Program Evaluations. Phillip Windell. ACEEE, Santa Cruz, CA. (8/84)

Researching the Human Factor in Hood River: Buildings Don't Use Energy, People Do. Kenneth Keating and Cynthia Flynn. ACEEE, Santa Cruz, CA. (8/84)

The Integral Role of Conservation Program Evaluation in the Bonneville Power Administration. Kenneth Keating. ACEEE, Santa Cruz, CA. (8/84)

Is Self-Selection Bias in Utility Conservation Programs Oversold? Kenneth Keating. Joint Annual Meetings of the Evaluation Network and Evaluation Research Society. Chicago, IL. (10/83)

Compromises in Conservation Program Evaluation: Three Case Studies. Kenneth Keating. Joint Annual Meetings of the Evaluation Network and Evaluation Research Society. Chicago, IL. (10/83).

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