Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Saving on Energy Bills: Meeting Families in the Middle

A study by researchers in the Environmental Energy Technologies Division identifies steps that energy efficiency program managers can take to deliver significant savings on home energy bills to middle-income households. “Middle-income households have been hit hard by the recent recession, and sagging home prices have undermined the traditional reliance of middle-income households on home equity for financing home improvements,” says EETD’s Mark Zimring. “It is really difficult to motivate them to invest in improving the efficiency of their homes, and to overcome the up-front cost barrier once they’re motivated.” More> Best Blogger Tips

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