Energy efficient changes, both large and small, can make a real difference in terms of reducing wasted resources, carbon footprints and dangerous pollution emissions.
In terms of changes the U.S. has made, how have they actually enhanced energy efficiency?
According to the American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy, between 1998 and 2014, energy intensity dropped from 12.1 Btus per dollar to 6.1, a 50 percent improvement overall. In 2014 alone, energy efficient changes totaled 58 quadrillion Btus, a savings of almost $800 billion.
Investments in energy efficiency create new job opportunities for workers, in both a physical sense by installing and creating sources of energy, as well as in future savings created by said energy changes.
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