Enabling Energy Efficiency in South Africa's Commercial Buildings

Research output: NRELBrochure


South Africa is leading a number of efforts to support a thriving economy while also reducing energy use. Increasing energy demand coupled with a highly energy intensive economy and energy inefficient industries provide the backdrop for strong government action underway in South Africa. This brochure details how the Clean Energy Solutions Center supported development of the Regulations on Allowance for the Energy Efficiency Savings legislation designed to provide a framework for effective energy efficiency regulation, incentives and energy reduction targets for South Africa's commercial buildings sector.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2016

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/BR-7A40-66294


  • Africa
  • building codes
  • Clean Energy Solutions Center
  • commercial buildings
  • energy efficiency
  • energy reduction
  • industry
  • legislation
  • regulations
  • renewable energy
  • South Africa


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