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Levinson, Ronnen M., Hashem Akbari, Steven J. Konopacki, and Sarah E. Bretz."Inclusion of cool roofs in nonresidential Title 24 prescriptive requirements."Energy Policy 33.2 (2005) 151-170. DOI
Chaitkin, Stuart, Peter J. Biermayer, Sarah E. Bretz, Stephen R. Brown, Sachu Constantine, and Diane C. Fisher."Marginal Energy Prices Report." (1999) 38.
Akbari, Hashem, and Sarah E. Bretz."Cool systems for hot cities."Professional Roofing 32-35 (1998) 1-5.
Brown, Richard E., Celina S. Atkinson, Jeffrey L. Warner, Judy A. Roberson, Marla C. Sanchez, Sarah E. Bretz, and Jonathan G. Koomey."Developing Energy-Efficiency Packages for New Production Homes."1998 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (1998).
Sezgen, Osman, Chris Marnay, and Sarah E. Bretz."Wind Generation in the Future Competitive California Power Market." (1998) 17.
Bretz, Sarah E., Hashem Akbari, and Arthur H. Rosenfeld."Practical issues for using solar-reflective materials to mitigate urban heat islands."Atmospheric Environment 32 (1998) 95-101. DOI
Marnay, Chris, R. Cooper Richey, Susan A. Mahler, Sarah E. Bretz, and Robert J. Markel."Estimating the Environmental and Economic Effects of Widespread Residential PV Adoption Using GIS and NEMS." (1997) 32.
Bretz, Sarah E., and Hashem Akbari."Long-term performance of high-albedo roof coatings."Energy and Buildings 25.2 (1997) 159-167. DOI
Akbari, Hashem, Sarah E. Bretz, Dan M. Kurn, and James W. Hanford."Peak power and cooling energy savings of high-albedo roofs."Energy and Buildings 25 (1997) 117-126. DOI
Berdahl, Paul H., and Sarah E. Bretz."Preliminary survey of the solar reflectance of cool roofing materials."Energy and Buildings 25 (1997) 149-158. DOI
Rosenfeld, Arthur H., Hashem Akbari, Sarah E. Bretz, Beth L. Fishman, Dan M. Kurn, David J. Sailor, and Haider Taha."Mitigation of urban heat islands: materials, utility programs, updates."Energy and Buildings 22.3 (1995) 255-265. DOI
Kurn, Dan M., Sarah E. Bretz, Benson Huang, and Hashem Akbari."The potential for reducing urban air temperatures and energy consumption through vegetative cooling." (1994). DOI
Akbari, Hashem, Sarah E. Bretz, James W. Hanford, Dan M. Kurn, Beth L. Fishman, and Haider Taha."Monitoring peak power and cooling energy savings of shade trees and white surfaces in the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) service area: data analysis, simulations, and results." (1993).
Akbari, Hashem, Sarah E. Bretz, James W. Hanford, Arthur H. Rosenfeld, David J. Sailor, Haider Taha, and Willem Bos."Monitoring peak power and cooling energy savings of shade trees and white surfaces in the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) service area: project design and preliminary results." (1992). DOI