最良の燃料としてのエネルギー効率 – 参考資料



Asplund, Richard W. Profiting From Clean Energy: A Complete Guide to Trading Green in Solar, Wind, Ethanol, Fuel Cell, Power Efficiency, Carbon Credit Industries, and More. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2008.

Cicchetti, Charles J. Going Green and Getting Regulation Right: A Primer for Energy Efficiency. Vienna, VA: Public Utilities Reports, 2009.

Dumaine, Brian. The Plot to Save the Planet: How Serious Money, Visionary Entrepreneurs, and Corporate Titans Are Creating Real Solutions. New York: Crown Business, 2008.

Goldstein, David B. Saving Energy, Growing Jobs: How Environmental Protection Promotes Economic Growth, Profitability, Innovation, and Competition. Berkeley, CA: Bay Tree Pub., 2007.

Herring, Horace and Steve Sorrell, eds. Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Consumption: The Rebound Effect. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Humes, Edward. Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who Are Saving Our Planet. New York: Ecco/HarperCollins, 2009.

Kruger, Paul. Alternative Energy Resources: The Quest for Sustainable Energy. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2006.

Lovins, Amory B. Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovation for Profits, Jobs and Security [by] Amory B. Lovins [et al.]. Snowmass, CO: Rocky Mountain Institute, 2004.

Nadel, Steven. Energy Efficiency Resource Standards: Experience and Recommendations. Washington, DC: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 2006.

Passero, Barbara, ed. Energy Alternatives. Detroit: Greenhaven Press/Thomson Gale, 2006.

Paul, William H. Future Energy: How the New Oil Industry Will Change People, Politics and Portfolios. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2007.

Sissine, Fred J., Lynn J. Cunningham, and Mark Gurevitz. Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Legislation. New York: Novinka Books, 2008.

Taylor, Robert P. Financing Energy Efficiency: Lessons from Brazil, China, India, and Beyond. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2008.

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U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency: Vision for 2025: Developing a Framework for Change: A Resource of the National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Energy; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2007.

Utrick, Joseph B., ed. Energy and Buildings: Efficiency, Air Quality, and Conservation. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, 2009.


“Energy + Genius,” Forbes, vol. 182, no. 11 (November 24, 2008): Special Issue.

Grunwald, Michael. “Wasting Our Watts,” Time,vol. 173, no. 1 (January 12, 2009): pp. 32-36.

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U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Idaho National Laboratory
Science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to meeting America’s environmental, energy, nuclear technology, and national security needs.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
DOE-supported laboratory that conducts research across many disciplines, with key efforts in fundamental studies of the universe, quantitative biology, nanoscience, new energy systems and environmental solutions, and integrated computing.

National Energy Technology Laboratory
Another institution in the DOE national laboratory system that implements research and development programs to resolve environmental, supply, and reliability constraints of producing and using fossil resources.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Also a DOE-supported laboratory that develops renewable energy and energy-efficiency technologies and practices, and advances related science and engineering.

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
DOE office that advances the commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy-efficiency technologies.

U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
State Department bureau that coordinates policies related to science, the environment, and the world’s oceans.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Energy Star
Interagency program that helps businesses and individuals to protect the environment and save energy through energy efficiency.

Academic, Private, and Nonprofit Organizations

Alliance to Save Energy
Coalition of business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders that supports energy efficiency.

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
A nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting economic prosperity and environmental protection.

American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)
An organization of member companies and institutions that are dedicated to moving renewable energy into the economic mainstream, ensuring the success of the renewable energy industry while helping to build a sustainable and independent energy future for the nation.

Clean Edge
Research and publishing firm that specializes in cleanenergy markets.

Clean Energy Group (CEG)
Nonprofit group that promotes greater use of cleanenergy technologies through innovation in finance, technology, and policy.

Energy Voyager
A global network of leading scientists, inventors, entrepreneurs, financiers, and senior government officials who are committed to finding effective solutions to the world’s critical energy challenges.

Global Village Energy Partnership (GVEP)
A United Kingdom charity working to reduce poverty by accelerating access to affordable and sustainable energy services.

Recycled Energy Development (RED)
A private venture whose mission is to profitably reduce greenhouse gas emissions by capturing and recycling waste energy.

Renewable Energy Access
An Internet source for information on renewable energy.

Rice University
Baker Institute Energy Forum
Program dedicated to educating policy makers and the public about important energy trends.

Rocky Mountain Institute
Nongovernmental organization that promotes marketbased, integrative solutions aimed at fostering efficient and restorative use of resources.

Stanford University
Global Climate and Energy Project
Long-term research effort on technologies that will permit the development of global energy systems with significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions.

UN Commission on Sustainable Development
Organization responsible for monitoring implementation of United Nations policies on environment and sustainable development.

World Alliance for Decentralized Energy
Nongovernmental organization that promotes worldwide deployment of on-site renewable energy, cogeneration, and energy-recycling systems.


Abode (2009)
Directors: James Ofsink and Justin Fernando Valls
Running time: 103 minutes
Summary: The narrator attempts his daily activities in a modern urban society in an energy-efficient way.

Building with Awareness: The Construction of a Hybrid Home (2005)
Director: Ted Owens
Running time: 162 minutes
Summary: A how-to DVD on green building, featuring house design and construction with natural materials, passive solar design, rainwater cisterns, earth plasters, photovoltaics, aesthetics, and more.

Fuel (2008)
Director: Joshua Tickell
Running time: 112 minutes
Summary: Record-high oil prices, global warming, and an insatiable demand for energy are issues that define our times. The film reveals connections between the auto industry, the oil industry, and the government, while exploring alternative energies such as solar, wind, and non-food-based biofuels.

Green: The New Red, White and Blue
Director: David Hickman
Running time: 90 minutes
Summary: New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman looks at various green technologies being adopted by American businesses to reduce the output of greenhouse gas emissions and global warming.

Green Is the Color of Money
Director: Ben Shedd
Running time: 33 minutes
Summary: Documentary about designing and building one of the world’s most energy-efficient, highperformance buildings, the Banner Bank Building in Boise, Idaho. Built for standard costs using standard parts put together in an integrated way, this 11-story building demonstrates how building green can be good for business and the environment.





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