Impact of Advancements in Model Energy Codes: The value of energy conservation

January 17, 2014

There are several statistics, trends, and implications related to energy consumption and conservation that can be quite eye-opening.*

Economic impact

Resource impact

Environmental impacts

* This information comes from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) 2009 annual energy review, a New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) report, Comparison of Current and Future Technologies,” and a 2000 Franklin Associates paper, “Plastics Energy and Greenhouse Gas Savings Using Rigid Foam Sheathing Applied to Walls of Single Family Residential Housing in the U.S. and Canada.”

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