According to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s (ACEEE) 2012 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, in the last decade the U.S. has made limited or little progress toward greater efficiency at the national level. The study puts the U.S. in 9th place out of 12 economies around the globe, with only Brazil, Canada and Russia lagging behind.
One reason for the limited progress in the U.S. is environmental. The EPA and federal government will continue to pass mandates to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and become more energy efficient in order to preserve our energy resources and shrink our carbon footprint.…
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