Energy Efficiency Potential (USA) - Infographic
Yawn. Another report on energy efficiency.
The usual conclusion of these reports: energy efficiency is a no-brainer. You are simply throwing money and jobs away by not doing sensible things like upgrading your halogen downlights to LED ;).
Thankfully, this particular report has a nice graphic at the beginning if you're short on time and wish to glean a few statistics (see below). Although, as noted by Harold in the comments section below, the report is actually about building momentum to achieve these numbers. Specifically:
The report equips policy-makers and industry leaders with the information and tools needed to build and scale retrofit markets around the world.
If you are looking for some Australian numbers check out my very first blog post on how much you could be saving with energy efficiency.
Source: A Profitable and Resource Efficient Future: Catalysing Retrofit Finance and Investing in Commercial Real Estate, World Economic Forum, October 2011. Click here for the full report.
- Ryan McCarthy