Energy Efficiency Economics & Markets

Cost Benefit Analysis of a National Home Energy Rating Scheme

Client: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority, New Zealand

Following a previous review of home energy rating scheme (HERS) options for New Zealand, EnergyConsult researched and developed cost-benefit analyses of HERS options for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority, New Zealand. EnergyConsult researched and evaluated the potential costs and benefits, developed a forecasts model of the potential impacts on the national housing stock and energy usage, and conducted the cost-benefit analysis based on the forecast impacts. Energy savings, greenhouse emissions abatement and health improvements were all considered.