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Local Knowledge About Energy

powerlinesAfter more than 50 years of energy efficiency regulations and standards, Americans still use more energy per capita than any other industrialized country. And while consumers report that they are willing to pay for more energy-saving features and products, energy efficiency still ranks low on the priority list of reasons why consumers buy or remodel a home. However, a warming climate and a changing energy environment are calling many old assumptions about energy improvements into question.