Energy Efficiency as an Insurance Loss-Prevention Strategy

December 15, 1998

LBNL's insurance initiative has released several new reports: an inventory of energy-efficient and renewable energy technologies from nine national laboratories that help prevent insurance losses, a review of insurance industry concerns pertaining to indoor air-quality problems, a report on ultraviolet water disinfection for U.S. natural disaster recovery situations, and a case study-carried out in collaboration with Arkwright Mutual Insurance Co. and Boston Edison-of how fire safety was enhanced when halogen torchiere light fixtures were replaced with energy-efficient alternatives at Northeastern University.