GENERAL FACTS ABOUT ENERGY EFFICIENCY:
July 21, 2017
A. Energy efficiency has saved as much energy in the U.S. as the output of 313 new large power plants since 1990. (ACEEE)
B. Energy efficiency could avoid 1/3 of the total expected generation needs in the U.S. by 2030! (ACEEE)
C. ENERGY STAR has helped families and businesses save $430 BILLION on utility bills while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2.7 billion metric tons since 1992. (EPA) D+R is proud to be a supporting contractor to the ENERGY STAR program almost since its inception.
D. From 2010 to 2015, the U.S. economy grew 11% while electricity use remained the same due to energy efficiency. (ACEEE)