Energy Efficiency Needs Research

USA Today recently published a column calling for more research in energy efficiency to “identify where consumers are systematically making mistakes and how large these mistakes are.”

Following the State of the Union, the president set a goal of cutting half the energy wasted by homes and businesses over the next 20 years. In 2011, federal and state governments spent nearly $10 billion on energy efficiency programs to promote the plan. And it seems to be working as more consumers and business owners are making sensible choices and reducing their energy usage.

The E2e Project was “developed to help inform the decision of both consumers and lawmakers by deeply researching all aspects of energy efficiency.”

Read more about the project.

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About Gaylen Davenport

Worldwide provides clients complete turnkey energy efficiency evaluation and solutions. Our focus is in energy saving measures that offer the most savings and financial incentives, creating a rapid return on investment. What sets Worldwide apart is our ability to design, install and certify our installations to qualify for the Federal tax incentives for energy efficiency, then provide the documentation necessary to secure the tax incentives. Worldwide has recently entered the renewable energy field at the request of several of our clients.

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