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Energy Saving from the Adoption of More Efficient Appliances: Another View

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  • Amory B. Lovins
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    J. Daniel Khazzoom's objection (1987) to my November 1986 IAEE presentation' is wrong in at least a dozen distinct respects. Its errors are variously noted, by, among others, Goldstein & Watson (1986), the follow-up by Henly et al. (see p. 156) to this note, and (contrary to Khazzoom's claim that I ignored rebound effects) myself (e.g. 1985). Khazzoom's 1987 article simply reasserts his position without offering a convincing response.

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    Article provided by International Association for Energy Economics in its journal The Energy Journal.

    Volume (Year): Volume 9 (1988)
    Issue (Month): Number 2 ()
    Pages: 155-170

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    Handle: RePEc:aen:journl:1988v09-02-a10

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