Energy Independence and Security Act United States of America 2007

Name of policy Energy Independence and Security Act
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country United States of America
Region North America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Energy security
Type of policy instrument
  • Regulatory Instruments
    • Codes and standards
      • Building codes and standards
      • Sectoral standards
      • Vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards
  • Research & Development and Deployment (RD&D)
    • Policy support
      • Strategic planning
      Sector name
      • Electricity and heat
        • General
          • Buildings
            • Appliances
          • Industry
            • Transport
              • Heavy duty vehicles
              • Light duty vehicles
            Policy description Legislative
            Policy type
            • Energy efficiency
            • Renewables
            • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch3
            Policy stringency
            Implementation state Implemented
            Date of decision 2007
            Start date of implementation
            End date of implementation
            High impact No
            Impact indicator


            Source or references http://www2.epa.gov/laws-regulations/summary-energy-independence-and-security-act
            Supports policies
            Is supported by policies
            Comments (background and assessment) The provisions to improve energy efficiency in buildings are specifically laid out for federal government facilities and not all buildings in general.

            EE in Buildings: Provides building codes, incentives for energy efficiency retrofit and incentives for appliances.

            Status Final

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