Below is a limited selection of downloadable publications by AWE and others. 

***Note: This page contains a limited sampling of AWE-authored publications. For a complete list of our work, see the Our Work page in the IMPACT section.*** 


Topics: Commercial, Industrial, Institutional
Author: Plumbing Efficiency Research Coalition
Publication Date: March 15, 2016
The Plumbing Efficiency Research Coalition (PERC)  announced the publication of the Phase 2.1 supplemental report on the drainline transport of solid waste in building drains. The Phase 2.1 report details the findings from additional work the Coalition was able to conduct using remaining funds carried over from the PERC 2.0 research study. The Drainline Transport of Solid Waste in Buildings – Phase 2.0 was originally released in September of 2015. The PERC 2.1 findings appear as a new appendix to the PERC 2.0 report. The Phase 2.1 supplemental report focuses on two previously...
Topics: Water and Energy, Water and Land Use Planning
Author: Alliance for Water Efficiency and American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Publication Date: July 9, 2013
This investigation seeks to inform governmental officials and researchers about research related to the relationship and trade-offs between water and energy resources in the United States and where further efforts can aid in advancing sustainable practices. The report identifies specific recommendations for research which will accelerate collaboration and integrated approaches to managing water and energy resources. Several key recommendations include: Collect embedded energy in water data to determine the impact nationally of energy use in the water sector.  Conduct detailed...
Topics: Water and Land Use Planning
Author: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Publication Date: December 1, 2012
The Final Report, which documents the Study’s progress through January 31, 2011. In June 2013, new versions of the reports were posted. No technical changes were made to the documents, but slight formatting modifications were incorporated to facilitate document printing and for compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which ensures accessibility of information to people with disabilities. Learn more here. 
Topics: Water and Energy, Water and Land Use Planning
Author: Alliance for Water Efficiency and American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
Publication Date: May 1, 2011
The Blueprint for Action addresses three broad elements: policy/codes, research, and programs. In developing it, the Alliance for Water Efficiency and the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy analyzed and consolidated contributions from over fifty thought-leaders from across the energy and water efficiency communities. The goal of this blueprint and policy agenda is to provide a framework for collaborative action, funding, and policy development.